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Welcome to Health

The Department of Health is responsible for health services and social programming in Nunavut.

Staff at the Department of Health work to improve the health and well-being of Nunavummiut by addressing the differing needs of each community through culturally appropriate programs and services.

To make sure that we meet our goals in the territory, Health works under the following mission and vision statements.



To promote, protect and enhance the health and well-being of all Nunavummiut, incorporating Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit at all levels of service delivery and design.



We envision the well-being of all Nunavummiut, with individuals leading productive lives in self-reliant and healthy communities throughout the territory.


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