OTTAWA, Aug. 11 /CNW Telbec/ - Aboriginal Nurses Association of Canada
(A.N.A.C.) is launching a new public service announcement campaign to promote
nursing careers to Aboriginal youth and to encourage Aboriginal nurses to
become a member of A.N.A.C.
A 10-week television campaign will debut August 11 on the Aboriginal
Peoples Television Network (APTN) and will air until October 17, 2008.
Included in the campaign, A.N.A.C is pleased to announce the availability of
its three radio service announcements available in English, Cree and Ojibway
on the A.N.A.C. website at http://www.anac.on.ca/.
One of A.N.A.C. priorities is recruitment and retention. The public
service announcement campaign is to capture the interest of youth to enter a
health profession, particularly nursing. Nurses strengthen the wellness of our
communities. A.N.A.C. is also working towards increasing its membership by
identifying the actual number of Aboriginal nurses in Canada.
A.N.A.C. is a non-governmental, non-profit organization that was
established out of the recognition that Aboriginal people's health needs can
best be met and understood by health professionals of a similar cultural
background. An affiliate group of the Canadian Nurses Association, it is the
only Aboriginal professional nursing organization in Canada.
For further information:
For further information: Connie Toulouse, (613) 724-4677 ext. 26