Taking a heat of Inuit health: 14 Nunavik communities being studied

Inukjuak - Nunavik - Qanuilirpitaa Health Study 2017

(Yves Choquette)

Roughly 2,000 Inuit from all 14 Nunavik communities are now holding partial in a Qanuilirpitaa? 2017 health study. Qanuilirpitaa? means ‘How are we’ in Inuktitut.

It’s function 15 years after a identical investigate highlighted a series of health and food confidence issues for people in a area. 

Inukjuak - Nunavik - Qanuilirpitaa Health Study 2017

(Yves Choquette)

People like Philip Nunga, 65, in Inukjuak, donned life jackets for a trip. Participants in a consult will be clinically tested for illnesses such as diabetes and heart disease.

Inukjuak - Nunavik - Qanuilirpitaa Health Study 2017

(Yves Choquette)

Participants can preserve from a breeze on a boat that ferries them to a CCGS Amundsen.

Inukjuak - Nunavik - Qanuilirpitaa Health Study 2017

(Yves Choquette)

Once participants house a Canadian investigate icebreaker, an interviewer asks them questions about their health and lifestyle.

Inukjuak - Nunavik - Qanuilirpitaa Health Study 2017

(Yves Choquette)

A dentist is also holding partial in a project. 

Inukjuak - Nunavik - Qanuilirpitaa Health Study 2017

(Yves Choquette)

Baby Peter, only dual months old, is a son of 19-year-old Asiinn Ningiuk, right. Peter is her second child to take partial in a 2017 Qanuilirpitaa? health investigate on a CCGS Amundsen.

Inukjuak - Nunavik - Qanuilirpitaa Health Study 2017

(Yves Choquette)

Ningiuk leaves with a smile.

Inukjuak - Nunavik - Qanuilirpitaa Health Study 2017

(Yves Choquette)

After a checkup, it’s time to conduct behind on a barge.

Inukjuak - Nunavik - Qanuilirpitaa Health Study 2017

(Yves Choquette)

The boat leaves the CCGS Amundsen, holding participants behind to a Inukjuak harbour.

Article source: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/all-aboard-inuit-board-ccgs-amundsen-icebreaker-to-take-part-in-nunavik-health-study-1.4270549?cmp=rss