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Welcome to the
First Nations Health Managers Association


Read our story, meet the FNHMA team and more. 

Registration for the 2023 Fall term is now open! 

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Our rigorous certification program, leading to the Certified First Nations Health Manager (CFNHM) professional designation, focuses on balancing inherent ways of knowing with sound management principles. Through this careful and skilled balance, First Nations health managers are supporting their communities to be healthier and stronger. To survive, and to thrive. 

Upcoming Courses

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Key Topics: the health environment, history and health, culture and health, health governance, determinants of health, epidemiology, public health, partnerships, current and future. 

Key Topics: cultural competency in leadership, courageous leadership, organizational culture, effective teams, creating, implementing and evaluating a strategic plan, performance measurement, working with change, policies.

Key Topics: cultural competency - working with community, community engagement, developing, implementing, and evaluating programs and services, emergency planning, continuous quality improvement, managing risk, advocacy and partnerships, innovation and wise practices, communicating organization progress.

Key Topics: cultural competency in action, human resources - the people and the practices, dispute resolution, effective meetings, financial management, funding proposals and reporting, information management, knowledge management, negotiations.

Annual National Conference

The 2023 National Conference will be hosted in St. John's, NL

from Nov 7-9, 2023

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