Sector 1 – Health Administration


Welcome to the Akwesasne’s Health Administration

The administration team of the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Department of Health (DOH) plays a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth and efficient delivery of healthcare services to the Akwesasne Mohawk community. Our dedicated professionals are committed to providing exceptional support and oversight to our diverse health programs and services.

Our Responsibilities:

  • Strategic Planning and Coordination: We work to develop and implement strategic plans that guide the delivery of quality healthcare services to our community, ensuring alignment with the needs and priorities of Akwesasne.
  • Resource Management: Our team oversees the allocation of resources, including financial, human, and material assets, to ensure optimal service delivery and operational efficiency.
  • Compliance and Quality Assurance: We maintain high standards of care by ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and implementing quality assurance measures across all programs and services.
  • Community Engagement: We strive to foster open and collaborative relationships with community members, healthcare providers, and stakeholders to enhance the overall health and wellness of the Akwesasne community.
  • Support for Healthcare Staff: Our administration team provides essential support to healthcare professionals, ensuring they have the resources and guidance needed to deliver exceptional care.

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne’s Department of Health Administration is dedicated to upholding the highest standards of integrity and excellence in all aspects of our work. Our focus is on continuously improving the quality of healthcare services and promoting the health and wellness of our community.

We invite you to reach out to our team to learn more about our role in supporting the health and wellness initiatives of the Akwesasne Mohawk community. Together, we can achieve our shared vision of a healthier future for all.



“Our Mission is to establish a healthcare environment where every person can access high-quality, culturally safe care, in which every person has a voice regardless of their background or situation.  We strive to blend traditional knowledge with contemporary medical practices, offering a wholistic approach to health and wellness that honors and incorporates our Mohawk cultural values, beliefs and traditions.”


“Our vision is to cultivate a healthier future through mutual engagement to reduce health inequities within our community, supported by a mosaic of perspectives devoted to outstanding health and wellness services.”


The Department of Health (DOH) is actively pursuing a comprehensive Strategic Plan aimed at enhancing healthcare services and outcomes within our community. ​

Research Projects

In collaboration with institutions like Queens University and McGill University, alongside our Research Advisory Board, we’re undertaking significant research projects focused on Insomnia, COVID-19, and Diabetes. These studies are important for developing targeted interventions and improving healthcare outcomes. ​

Health Care Equity

A cornerstone of our strategic plan is ensuring health care equity, striving to eliminate disparities in healthcare access and outcomes among different community segments, particularly focusing on vulnerable populations. ​

Recruitment and Retention of Health Care Professionals

Our efforts to grow our own healthcare professionals are pivotal to our strategy. By investing in the education and training of community members, we aim to increase the number of physicians, healthcare students and employees. This initiative is vital for building a sustainable, community-centered healthcare workforce. ​

Workplace Wellness

Recognizing the importance of a healthy and supportive work environment, we are committed to implementing workplace wellness programs. These initiatives are designed to support the physical and mental well-being of our healthcare professionals, ensuring they can provide the best possible care to our community