Marten Falls First Nation

Site: Muskeg Thunder Clinic - Mailing Address

Service: Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations Management 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service) Provides education and services for the prevention, management and treatment of diabetes  
  • Provides case management and screening services  
  • Works to increase early detection and to reduce the number of avoidable complications that can arise from uncontrolled diabetes  
  • Advises on developing and implementing an approach to care and management of diabetes  
  • Promotes increased physical activity and knowledge of healthy eating  
  • Provides workshops, presentations and hands-on training for cultural activities and traditions  
  • Assists individuals in finding appropriate services  
  • Provides referrals to other health care professionals
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Marten Falls First Nation
Eligibility Members and residents of Ogoki Post and Marten Falls First Nation living with diabetes or at-risk
Application Program registration required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-349-2510
Fax 807-349-2659
Website www.martenfalls.ca
Primary Contact Sara Achneepineskum, Diabetes Coordinator; Phone: 807-349-2510 ext 216
Alternate Contact Evelyn Baxter, Health Director; Phone: 807-349-2509 ext 224 * 807-349-2697; Email: evelyn.baxter@martenfallsfn.ca
Site Location Community is 170 km NE of Nakina, 300 km NE of Thunder Bay; occupies N and S banks of Albany River
Located In Community Marten Falls First Nation
Address Ogoki, ON P0T 2L0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative 
General Delivery 
Ogoki, ON P0T 2L0
Physical Access Not Applicable
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - North East Local Health Integration Network (North East LHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)