Health Promotion and Primary Prevention
Supports a wide range of community driven, nation based, and culturally relevant health promotion and chronic disease prevention activities offered in BC First Nations communities including diabetes awareness, healthy eating, food security and physical activity as part of wellness.
Screening and Treatment
Supports a variety of chronic disease screening and management including diabetes screening, diabetes education, and diabetes self-management.
Capacity Building & Training
Supports training and continuing education for health professionals, para-professionals, and community diabetes prevention workers in areas such as: diabetes, health promotion, foot care, healthy eating, physical activity, and cultural competency. FNHA Healthy Living Unit staff are available to provide subject matter expertise to communities in health promotion areas including diabetes, nutrition, food security and physical activity.
Research, Surveillance, Evaluation and Monitoring
Supports activities related to research, surveillance, evaluation and monitoring of health promotion and chronic disease prevention and management initiatives, and supports efforts to build the evidence base for nutrition, food security, and physical activity initiatives.