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Asthma Prevention and Management for Aboriginal People: Lessons From Mi’kmaq Communities, Unama’ki, Canada, 2012


Map depicts location of Cape Breton within the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, and an inset depicts Nova Scotia within Canada’s eastern provinces in relationship to major Canadian cities and the US border. The communities are distributed across the central and southern area of Cape Breton with the nearest full-service hospital with an emergency department in Sydney.

Figure. Map of Unama’ki (Cape Breton), Nova Scotia, showing location of 5 Mi’kmaq communities (Wagmatcook, Waycobah, Potlotek, Eskasoni, Membertou) participating in this study.

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