Recreation staff with the Hamlet of Igloolik put together a health expo recently. The event attracted close to 100 people. Among the issues promoted were physical activity, oral health, men’s and women’s weekly meeting groups, suicide prevention, provided insight into the effects of alcohol, offered skills for new parents, ways to prevent and alleviate back pain, how to get quality sleep and there was an “Ask a nurse” booth.
Derek Neary has been reporting on developments in the North for 18 years. When he's not writing for Nunavut News, he's working on Northern News Services' special publications such as Opportunities North,...
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