In 2017, more than two million Canadians received an Aboriginal health care notification from Health Canada.
This information was often provided by email, text message, or phone call.
While the number of notifications varied from one year to the next, the vast majority were from Indigenous health information.
For example, in 2017, there were more than 7,000 Indigenous health alerts from Health Quebec.
In 2018, there was a record number of Indigenous health notifications in Quebec, with more than 5,000 notifications in 2018.
What do you need to know about health information in Canada?
What does the Aboriginal health notification program mean for health care providers?
How does the information help inform decisions about health care services for Indigenous people?
Aboriginal health information is important to the health care system because it can inform health care decisions about Indigenous people’s health.
In Canada, health information includes a wide range of health information, such as: How to get health information about a particular health problem;