One roadblock in solving the North's healthcare staffing crisis is licensing. A national system would solve that, and Dr Katharine Smart believes it's coming.
The NWT announced its rollout plan for Covid-19 booster shots, immediately opening shots to children aged five to 11 with more availability from October 1.
Two facilities operated by Yellowknife seniors' care group Avens received accreditation "with exemplary standing" in their latest inspection.
Amid a continued staffing crisis, the NWT's health authority invited people to attend its annual meeting in Yellowknife on September 29. You can stream it, too.
The NWT government says it will "convene some discussions" this fall after continued calls for a fresh attempt to run a northern addictions treatment centre.
NWT syphilis rates are soaring and HIV is a concern, too. But rapid tests are stuck on the shelf, critics say, and the HIV-PrEP prophylactic is too hard to get.
Nurses across the NWT say staffing levels in the healthcare system are now dangerously low. How does it feel to watch crises unfold from within that system?
NWT liquor laws appear set to be loosened, a move that recognizes frustration with an existing arcane system while attempting to tackle issues like bootlegging.
Every sexually active NWT resident should book a syphilis test, the territory's chief public health officer said as an outbreak showed no sign of slowing.
The NWT shifted course on Covid-19 vaccination. Existing shots are set to be offered as boosters this fall as supply of new Omicron-specific shots is limited.
The NWT Recreation and Parks Association reopened its Get Active grant program for the winter, offering three tiers of grants for physical activities.
Gerry Cheezie is the new chair of the NWT health authority's leadership council, a role that advocates for residents and oversees health and social services.