What are Third Level Services?

Third Level services are provided by NITHA to the Northern Multi-Community Bands and Tribal Councils. These services are delivered directly to Second Level Partners and include disease surveillance, communicable disease control, health status monitoring, epidemiology, specialized program support, advisory services, research, planning, education, training and technical support.

Second Level services are provided by the Northern Multi-Community Bands, Tribal Councils and in some cases a single Band to the First Level Communities. These services include program design, implementation and administration, supervision of staff at First and Second Level, clinical support, consultation, advice and training.

First Level services are provided in the community directly to the community members.

Services We Provide

Public Health

  • Medical Health Officer Services
  • Communicable Disease Prevention and Management
  • Notifiable Diseases, such as: Tuberculosis, Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI)
  • Immunization
  • Outbreak Management
  • Disease Surveillance and Health Status
  • Infection Control
  • Health Promotion
  • Environmental Health

Community Services

  • Nursing Support
  • Community Health
  • Home Care
  • Primary Care
  • Capacity Development
  • Mental Health & Addictions
  • Emergency Response Planning
  • Human Resource Development
  • eHealth Planning and Design
  • IT Help Desk
  • Privacy Education
  • Information Technology Support
  • Nutrition
  • Tobacco Control