Photo credit: Richard F. Davies MD, PhD, FRCPC

OHSNI's Focus

OHSNI’s focus is to provide specialized medical services for people in Nunavut. These include; Communication between all medical personnel, and families, in the north and in Ottawa, Administrative support for appointments, Nursing case management, medical records management and Inuktitut interpretation services. In addition, OHSNI is involved in a number of programs designed to increase access to health care for the citizens of the Qikiqtani Region, including: Specialty clinics at the Qikiqtani General Hospital, facilitation of tele-health care between Nunavut and Ottawa and above all, OHSNI is dedicated to providing prompt and appropriate health services for the individuals under our care, paying special attention to our patients’ wishes and beliefs.