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.Â
People like Philip Nunga, 65, in Inukjuak, donned life jackets for a trip.Â Participants in a consult will be clinically tested for illnesses such as diabetes and heart disease.
Participants can preserve from a breeze on a boat that ferries them to a CCGS Amundsen.
Once participants house a Canadian investigate icebreaker, an interviewer asks them questions about their health and lifestyle.
A dentist is also holding partial in a project.Â
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.
NingiukÂ leaves with a smile.
After a checkup, it’s time to conduct behind on a barge.
The boat leavesÂ the CCGS Amundsen, holding participants behind to a Inukjuak harbour.