The Inuvialuit Settlement Region (ISR) component of the QNIHS is being led, organized and implemented by the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation. The ISR survey content and delivery incorporates the input from a Regional Advisory Committee made up of representatives from the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC), Community Corporations, Elders, youth members and health authorities. The IRC QNIHS Project Team is working to implement the survey program and ensure that all the decisions for the survey are in the best interest of Inuvialuit, collaborating with the National QNIHS Working Group. Data collection will start in fall 2021, with a dedicated team of locally hired fieldworkers working in all communities within the Inuvialuit Settlement Region to conduct the survey. The Inuvialuit Settlement Region survey will additionally offer a basic clinical and oral health screening component along with the survey.
IRC QNIHS Staff
The Nunatsiavut component of the QNIHS is a collaborate effort between the Nunatsiavut Government and Labrador-Grenfell Health. This branch of the survey is being guided by a regional steering committee that includes frontline health workers, youth, Elders, community members, and representatives from various Nunatsiavut Government Departments. This steering committee provides important guidance to the team at DHSD that is working to implement the survey program. They ensure that all the decisions for the survey are in the best interest of Nunatisavut beneficiaries. Our regional content committee ensures that our survey will cover all the health topics that are important to Inuit, in a way that respects Inuit culture and values. Data collection is set to begin in fall 2021, with a dedicated team of researchers travelling to all of the communities within the Inuit Land Claim Area to conduct the survey.
The Nunavik component of the QNIHS is led by the Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services in collaboration with Makivik Corporation. The Nunavik’s QNIHS Project Team is working to implement the survey program and ensures that it will cover all the health topics that are important to Nunavimmiut, in a way that respects Inuit culture and values. The Project Team is being guided by the Nunavik Health Survey Steering Committee that includes representatives from Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services, Makivik Corporation, Kativik Regional Government, Kativik School Board, Health Centres, Avataq Cultural Institute, Qarjuit Youth Council and Institut national de santé publique du Québec (INSPQ). This committee ensures that all the decisions for the survey are in the best interest of Nunavimmiut. Data collection is set to commence in 2023, with two travelling teams conducting the survey respectively in the communities of the Ungava Coast and of the Hudson Coast.