Frequently Asked Questions

ᐊᐱᖅᑯᑎᒃ: ᐋᓐᓂᐊᖅᑐᓕᕆᓂᕐᒨᖓᔪᓂᒃ ᐱᔨᑦᑎᕋᕈᓐᓇᖅᑭᑦ? / Do you provide personal medical services?

ᓱᕈᓯᑦᑕ ᐋᓐᓂᐊᖅᑕᐃᓕᒪᔪᓕᕆᔨᖏᑦ (OKH) ᐅᖃᐅᔨᒋᐊᕆᔪᓐᓇᖏᒃᑲᓗᐊᖅᑐᒍᑦ ᐋᓐᓂᐊᖅᑐᓕᕆᓂᕐᒨᖓᔪᓂᒃ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐅᖃᖃᑎᖃᖁᔨᕗᒍᑦ ᐋᓐᓂᐊᖅᑐᓕᕆᔨᒥᑦ ᐃᑲᔪᖅᑕᐅᔪᒪᓐᓂᕈᕕᑦ, ᑕᐃᒪᐃᒋᐊᖃᕈᕕᑦ.

OKH is pleased to share general health information to support the wellbeing of your family. We are unable to provide direct medical advice and encourage you to speak with your healthcare provider or seek medical attention, as required.

ᐋᓐᓂᐊᖅᑐᓕᕆᓂᕐᒨᖓᔪᓂᒃ ᓇᒻᒥᓂᖅ ᐱᔨᑦᑎᕋᕈᓐᓇᖅᑭᑦ? / Do you provide in-person medical services?

ᓱᕈᓯᑦᑕ ᐋᓐᓂᐊᖅᑕᐃᓕᒪᔪᓕᕆᔨᖏᑦ (OKH) ᑭᒃᑯᑐᐃᓐᓇᕐᓂᑦ ᑐᑭᓯᒋᐊᕐᕕᐅᔪᓐᓇᖅᑐᖅ ᓴᖅᑭᔮᖅᑎᑕᐅᔪᖅ ᐋᓐᓂᐊᖅᑐᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᓐᓂ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐃᒻᒥᒃᑯᑦ ᐱᓐᖏᑦᑐᖅ ᐅᕝᕙᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᑕᑯᔅᓴᐅᔪᓐᓇᑐᒃᑯᑦ ᐋᓐᓂᐊᖅᑐᓕᕆᓂᐅᔪᒥᑦ.

OKH is a social-media based health promotion program and does not facilitate in-person or virtual medical care.

ᐊᑭᓕᖅᑕᐅᓗᑎᑦ ᑕᕐᕆᔮᔅᓴᓕᐅᓲᖑᕕᑦ? / Do the providers get paid to film videos?

ᐋᓐᓂᐊᖅᑕᐃᓕᒪᔪᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᑦ ᐃᑲᔪᖃᑦᑕᖅᑐᑦ ᓴᓇᔭᑦᑎᓐᓄᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐊᑐᐃᓐᓇᐅᑎᑦᑎᑎᓪᓗᑕ ᐊᑭᓕᖅᑕᐅᕙᓐᖏᑦᑐᑦ ᓱᕈᓯᑦᑕ ᐋᓐᓂᐊᖅᑕᐃᓕᒪᔪᓕᕆᔨᖏᓐᓂ (OKH)

The healthcare providers who contribute to our content design and delivery do not receive compensation from OKH.

ᓇᒦᒃᑲᔅᓯ? / Where are you based?

ᓱᕈᓯᑦᑕ ᐋᓐᓂᐊᖅᑕᐃᓕᒪᔪᓕᕆᔨᖏᑦ (OKH) ᓴᐃᑦ ᒪᐃᑯ ᐋᓐᓂᐊᕕᖓᓃᑦᑐᑦ, ᑎᒥᐅᔪᖅ ᐋᓐᓂᐊᖅᑕᐃᓕᒪᔪᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᑦ ᑐᕌᓐᑐᒥ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᑭᒃᑯᑐᐃᓐᓇᐃᑦ ᑐᓐᖓᓱᑦᑐᑦ ᑐᓂᓯᒍᒪᓐᓂᖅᑲᑕ ᓱᕈᓯᑦᑕ ᐋᓐᓂᐊᖅᑕᐃᓕᒪᔪᓕᕆᔨᖏᑦ (OKH) ᓇᑭᑐᓐᓇᑦᑎᐊᖅ ᓯᓚᕐᔪᐊᒦᓐᖔᖅᑐᓂᒃ.

OKH is based at St. Michael’s Hospital, Unity Health Toronto and welcomes contributors for the OKH channels from across the world.

ᓇᑭᑦ ᑐᓴᖃᑦᑕᖅᑭᑦ? / Where do you get your information?

ᑲᑐᔾᔨᒍᒪᓲᖑᒐᑦᑕ ᓱᓕᔪᓂᒃ ᖃᐅᔨᔭᐅᓯᒪᔪᓂᒃ ᐋᓐᓂᐊᖅᑐᓕᕆᓂᕐᒨᖓᔪᓂᒃ ᕿᒥᕐᕈᔭᐅᕙᑦᑐᓂᒃ ᐱᓕᕆᔨᓪᓚᕆᓐᓄᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᓄᑦ, ᐱᐅᓂᖅᐹᖅᑎᒍᑦ ᐊᑐᕈᒪᓪᓗᑎᑦ ᐊᑐᐊᕈᑎᖃᕐᓗᑎᓪᓗ (ᐊᑐᓂ ᐱᓕᕆᔨᒻᒪᕇᑦ ᑎᒥᐅᔪᑦ ᓲᕐᓗ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᓱᕈᓯᕐᓄᑦ ᓘᑦᑖᖏᑦ ᓴᓴᐃᔭᑎᒃᑯᑦ).

We aim to share evidence-based health information that is reviewed by our expert review panel, in keeping with best practices and guidelines (as per professional bodies such as the Canadian Pediatrics Society).

ᖃᓄᖅ ᑕᒪᒃᑯᐊ ᓴᖅᑭᕐᓂᐊᖅᑐᑦ ᓇᓕᐊᖑᓂᐊᕐᒪᖔᑕ ᐃᓱᒪᓯᐅᖅᐸᑉᐱᓯ? / How do you decide which content to create?

ᓱᕈᓯᑦᑕ ᐋᓐᓂᐊᖅᑕᐃᓕᒪᔪᓕᕆᔨᖏᑦ (OKH) ᓄᓇᓕᓐᓂ ᐱᒋᐊᕈᑕᐅᓯᒪᔪᑦ, ᑕᑯᓐᓇᖅᑐᑦ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐸᐅᔾᔭᐅᒋᐊᓕᓐᓂᒃ, ᑕᑯᓐᓇᖅᑕᐅᔪᓂᒃ, ᐅᑉᐱᕆᔭᐅᔪᓂᒃ ᐱᔭᐅᔭᕆᐊᖃᖅᑐᓂᓪᓗ ᖃᕋᓴᐅᔭᒃᑯᑦ ᓄᓇᓕᓐᓂᑦ. ᑐᓐᖓᓱᑦᑎᑦᑎᕙᑦᑐᒍᑦ ᐊᐱᖅᓲᑎᓂᒃ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᔅᓴᓂᓪᓗ ᖃᓄᖅ ᐃᑲᔫᑕᐅᒍᓐᓇᕐᒪᖓᑕ ᐊᐅᓚᑕᐅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᑕᒪᒃᑯᐊ ᐃᓗᓕᖏᑦ. ᐊᐱᖅᑯᓯᒥᑦ ᑐᓂᓯᔪᒪᓐᓂᕈᕕᑦ ᐅᓇ ᓇᕿᓪᓗᒍ <here>. ᐊᔾᔨᒌᓐᖏᑦᑐᑦ ᓱᕈᓯᑦᑕ ᐋᓐᓂᐊᖅᑕᐃᓕᒪᔪᓕᕆᔨᖏᑦ (OKH) ᐱᖅᑯᓯᖏᑎᒍᑦ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᕐᓂᑦ ᑎᑎᕋᖅᓯᒪᔪᑦ ᐊᑐᐊᕈᑕᐅᕙᑦᑐᑦ ᐊᑐᓕᖁᔭᐅᓯᒪᔪᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᖃᑎᖃᕐᓗᑎᓪᓗ ᓄᓇᖅᑲᑎᒥᓂᒃ ᑎᒥᐅᔪᓂᓪᓗ.

OKH is a community-led initiative, that focuses on the priorities, perspectives, values and needs of our online community. We welcome questions and comments to help guide our content. If you would like to submit a question please click here. The various OKH cultural-linguistic chapters are guided by recommendations and engagement with community members and agencies.

ᐊᑐᐃᓐᓇᐅᕙᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᔨᓯ ᐱᕙᓪᓕᐊᔪᓄᑦ ᐊᐱᖅᓱᖅᑕᐅᔪᒪᓐᓂᖅᑲᑕ? / Is your team available for media interviews?

ᓱᕈᓯᑦᑕ ᐋᓐᓂᐊᖅᑕᐃᓕᒪᔪᓕᕆᔨᖏᑦ (OKH) ᖁᕕᐊᑦᑐᑦ ᑲᑐᔾᔨᒍᓐᓇᕐᖓᑕ ᑐᓴᕋᔅᓴᓂᒃ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓂᓪᓕᐊᔨᐅᓗᑎᑦ ᑕᒪᒃᑯᓂᖓ ᓱᕈᓯᕐᓅᖓᔪᓂᒃ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐃᓅᓱᑦᑐᓂᒃ ᐋᓐᓂᐊᖅᑐᓕᕆᓂᕐᒨᖓᔪᓂᒃ ᐃᓅᓇᓱᐊᑦᑎᐊᕐᓂᒧᓪᓗ. ᖃᐅᔨᒋᐊᕈᓐᓇᖅᑐᓯ ᐅᕙᑦᑎᓐᓄᑦ <here> ᐱᕙᓪᓕᐊᔪᓕᕆᓂᕐᒨᖓᔪᓂᒃ ᐊᐱᖅᑯᑎᔅᓴᖃᕈᕕᑦ

The OKH is pleased to help share information and advocate for topics related to child and youth health and well-being. Please contact us here with any media inquiries.

ᖃᓄᖅ ᐃᑲᔪᕈᓐᓇᖅᑯᖓ? / How can I contribute?

ᓱᕈᓯᑦᑕ ᐋᓐᓂᐊᖅᑕᐃᓕᒪᔪᓕᕆᔨᖏᑦ (OKH) ᓄᓇᓕᓐᓂᑦ ᐊᐅᓚᑕᐅᓪᓗᑎᑦ ᐃᑲᔫᑏᑦ. ᑐᓐᖓᓱᑦᑎᑦᑎᔪᒍᑦ ᐅᖃᕈᒪᓐᓂᕈᔅᓯ ᐊᐱᖅᑯᑎᔅᓴᖃᕈᔅᓯᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᐃᑲᔪᕐᓗᓯ ᑐᑭᒧᐊᑦᑎᑦᑎᓗᓯ ᐃᓗᓕᖏᓐᓂ ᐅᑯᓂᖓ. ᑐᓂᓯᒍᒪᓐᓂᕈᕕᑦ ᐃᑲᔪᖅᑐᕈᒪᓪᓗᒋᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᓂᖏᑦ ᓱᕈᓯᑦᑕ ᐋᓐᓂᐊᖅᑕᐃᓕᒪᔪᓕᕆᔨᖏᑦ (OKH), ᑐᓂᓯᒍᓐᓇᖅᑎᑕᐅᔪᑎᑦ <here>.

OKH is a community-led program. We welcome your comments and questions to help guide our content. If you would like to make a donation to support the work of OKH, you are invited to donate here.