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Cat Lake First Nation and Finnish Firms to announce Forestry Sector and Remote Health Care Diagnostics Initiatives - Environmental Communication Options/Huff Strategy

Cat Lake First Nation and Finnish Firms to announce Forestry Sector and Remote Health Care Diagnostics Initiatives

Feb 21st, 2024 4:20 PM

When: Monday, February 26, 2024, at 11 a.m. followed by brief presentations (Lunch Available)
Where: Victoria Inn Hotel & Convention Centre, Kensington Room 555 Arthur St W, Thunder Bay, ON
What: Memorandum of Understanding(s) signing. Briefing on the economic development benefits to First Nation communities in NW Ontario and the implications of each of the forestry sector and remote health care diagnostics initiatives being announced.
Who: Chief Russell Wesley, Cat Lake First Nation Teemu Nikkanen, CEO and Co-Founder of 73Health Dr. Lauri Sikanen, Manager & Principal Scientist, Natural Resources Institute Finland


For media inquiries, please contact Vicki Blanchard, Advisor at Cat Lake First Nation, at 807-220-3585 or blanchardvicki21@gmail.com. Hi-Res images of the signing ceremony are available upon request.

This announcement is occurring before the Neeganii Iishawin – Taking the Lead in our Prosperity, a three-day gathering, running from Feb. 27th to 29th @ the Victoria Inn, hosted by Windigo Community Development Corporation, Shibogama First Nations Council, Matawa First Nations, Keewaytinook Okimakanak and Independent First Nations Alliance, collectively representing more than 30 communities.

Cat Lake First Nation (CLFN) is a remote fly-in First Nation reserve located 180 km northwest of Sioux Lookout, Ontario, CLFN is a member of the Windigo First Nations Council, a non-political regional chiefs' council. In turn, the Windigo First Nations Council is a member of the Nishnawbe Aski Nation which represents 49, Treaty 9 communities.

Natural Resources Institute Finland (LUKE) (Finnish: Luonnonvarakeskus) is a Finnish research institute under the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry. The organizations mandate is the promotion of competitive economic activity based on the sustainable use of renewable natural resources, as well as the promotion of well-being and rural vitality.

RemoteHealthDiagnostics 73Health https://73health.ca has developed the market leading eEVA SaaS Remote Diagnostics service which combines latest hardware and software technology for the most comprehensive remote diagnostic capability on the market. The service is offered as Software as a Service SaaS business model and can be operated over the internet all over the world. The service enables medical doctors, physicians to 100% remotely diagnose the patient's ears and throat, listen to heart and lung sounds, bowel sounds, measure blood pressure, pulse oxygen saturation and temperature. The system combines software and medical equipment with live high- definition video and audio that allows the doctor and patient to be separated by vast physical distance.