Resolution No. 2012-09 - Passed by Consensus

Medical Emergency Policy

Whereas;  Vuntut Gwitchin families are placed in a difficult emotional and financial position when family
		  members are medivaced out of the community or outside the Yukon that require extended 
		  medical care;

Whereas;  Vuntut Gwitchin Government does not have a formal Medical Emergency and Support policy 
		  in place;

Whereas;  Vuntut Gwitchin citizens should be able to care for family members that require paliative and 
		  long term care without the added financial burden.

Therefore Be It Resolved;	

Vuntut Gwitchin social programs department design, write and implement a policy for medical support, 
outside of NIHB program;

That the policy be written to ensure a fair and equitable distribution of support services to citizens
requiring long term Medical care.