October 11, 2018
EDMONTON – Alberta Health Services (AHS) is currently seeking Indigenous Albertans to become members of the Wisdom Council.
The council provides guidance and recommendations to AHS on service delivery, program design, and evaluation for provincewide, culturally appropriate health services delivered by AHS to Indigenous Peoples. Wisdom Council members serve terms of three years.
The Wisdom Council was established in recognition of the need to deliver culturally appropriate health programs and services for Alberta’s Indigenous Peoples, and to foster stronger relationships between Alberta’s Indigenous communities and AHS.
The Wisdom Council is comprised of 20 members appointed from across the province who:
Interested applicants are asked to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) which is available online at http://www.ahs.ca/shapehealthcare, no later than Friday, Nov. 2. Additional information on the Wisdom Council can be found at https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/ac/Page13514.aspx or by emailing the Indigenous Health Program at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alberta Health Services is the provincial health authority responsible for planning and delivering health supports and services for more than four million adults and children living in Alberta. Its mission is to provide a patient-focused, quality health system that is accessible and sustainable for all Albertans.
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