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Embracing Traditional Wisdom

Embracing Traditional Wisdom: How Wastewater Testing Can Aid Indigenous Communities in Addressing Substance Abuse By Amanda Johnston, One Yukon Coalition Board Director Substance abuse is a pressing issue that affects many of our Indigenous communities, posing a threat to our cultural values and...

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Reflections on Misinformation and Measles

Measles is a highly contagious viral disease that can have serious complications on one’s health, especially in children. The measles vaccine, a cornerstone of our public health, has dramatically reduced the incidence of the disease worldwide. In Canada, widespread vaccination has led to a significant decline in measles cases. 

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Taking Action on Syphilis

Key Takeaways from the National Congenital Syphilis Conference On February 28 and 29, 2024, One Yukon Coalition participated in the National Congenital Syphilis Conference. Hosted by the Public Health Agency of Canada, this proactive event assembled over 200 health professionals nationwide to...

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6 resources to help prevent HPV

HPV impacts people of all genders and is primarily transmitted through skin to skin sexual contact. For many, it behaves like a common cold, coming and going without causing noticeable issues. However, when HPV persists, it can lead to concerns such as cervical cancer or genital warts.

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