OKANAGAN NATION HEALTH MANDATE
To advocate for Syilx control and management of health, programs and services.
The Okanagan Nation Alliance is committed to improving the health of our People not only for our present community members but for the stelsqilxw – “the People to be”. The Health cluster at the ONA consists of the Nation Health Planner, Health Care Advocates,
Together with the CFYH Services Manager, the Nation Health Planner is building upon the strategic efforts already underway at the Nation level to strengthen our collective health outcomes. The Nation Health Planner collects information from a variety of community sources, such as Band staff and Health Directors, to identify current health priorities to ensure that investments in health always correspond to needs on the ground. Infused with our cultural perspective and traditional knowledge, the updated plan was finished in 2015.