Atikokan, Ontario: A Rural Community Engagement, Planning, and Priorities Report

Similar to many other rural communities within rural Ontario, healthcare needs in Atikokan, Ontario, have been subjected to be review by the Ministry of Health and Long- Term Care. I have prepared a report with the objective of improving healthcare services within Atikokan, Ontario. As part of achieving the goal of improving healthcare services, the committee aims to plan healthcare services to address issues children and youth, particularly in regards to obesity. A 2006 report issued by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI), was the largest survey of its kind focusing on the living situations and health status of…

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