Chronic Condition Prevention and Management


About this Program • Wellness and Prevention • Diabetes • Kidney Health • Arthritis • Lung Health • Chronic Pain • Cardiovascular

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Abo​ut this Program 

The FNHA supports a suite of community-based programs and services as well as tools and resources th​at aim to improve health outcomes associated with chronic conditions for First Nations individuals, families and communities. Initiatives promote healthy behaviours and supportive environments, particularly in the areas of preventative health measures and chronic condition management. 

We focus on balance in body, mind, heart, and spirit. To that end, focus is placed on cultur​​al connection, healthy eating, physical activity, health awareness, preventative screening and living well with chronic conditions.​

Wellness and Prevention

Here is a list of resources to help you in your wellness journey:


Information and resources for diabetes prevetion and living well with diabetes.​​

Kidney Health​​​​

Information and resources to support the physical, mental, social and spiritual wellbeing of people living with kidney disease, care partners and living donors. Learn about food and diet, medications, symptoms, mental wellness, finances, travel and more with the following resources:


Information, prevention, exercise and treatments for people living with arthritis. Learn more about pe​​er support, exercise programs, pain and fatigue management, travelling clinic and community services:

  • Mary Pack Arthritis Program (Vancouver Coastal Health): Comprehensive collection of education and treatment services for people living with arthritis in British Columbia
  • ArthritisBC+ME: Services and programs across BC for people living with Arthritis

Lung Health​

Information and resources for lung health, including prevention and living with lung conditions. 

Chronic Pain​​

Resources and education for people living with chronic pain, including webinars, videos, peer support groups and access to workshops.


Information and reso​urces to support people living with or affected by heart conditions. ​​

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