Department of Health
The Department of Health is responsible for health services and social programming in Nunavut.
Nunavut Health Care Card!
To register for the Nunavut Health Care Plan, you must fill out an Application for Nunavut Health Care Coverage form.
Find a Dentist !
Oral health care is a personalized service that requires a good relationship between the dentist and the patient. Here are some ways to find a dentist in your area.
Find a Doctor !
Health care is a personalized service that requires a good relationship between the doctor and the patient. Here are some ways to find a doctor in your area.
Healthy Eating, Active Living, Tobacco Free, Healthy Choices from the Department of Health.
Qikiqtani General Hospital
QGH is a 35 bed acute care facility in Iqaluit. The hospital serves the approximately 16,000 people living in the Qikiqtani (Baffin) Region, which is home to twelve communities spread over approximately one million square kilometres.
The Department of Health offers insurance programs to help Nunavummiut pay the costs of insured medical treatment, prescription drugs, medical supplies and medical travel. Every Nunavut resident is covered under the Nunavut Health Care Plan when they meet the eligibility criteria.
Nunavut Health Centers
For more information, about the Health facilities in Nunavut.
Iqaluit Dental Clinic
The dental clinic is equipped to handle most dental emergencies.
Do you or someone you know have a disability ? Here is a collection of links to helpful and informative web sites.
Health Associations in Canada
Extensive list of Health Related Associations.
Canada Health Act is to ensure that all eligible residents of Canada have reasonable access to medically necessary insured services on a prepaid basis, without direct charges at the point of service.
Health Care in Canada
Health Care is availabe to all Canadians as established by the Federal Government's Canada Health Act. Health Care Insurance plans have basic similarities across the country including coverage of medically necessary hospital services and the services of a physician, however, any further coverage varies from province to province based on additional provincial funding.