To assist new parents with the cost of prescription drugs while waiting for their child to be registered. The program can provide a purchase order to most BC Pharmacies. Parents can then pick up their child's prescription without having to worry about paying out of pocket for prescriptions.
Drugs listed on the Nisga'a Formulary, drugs considered necessary, and drugs that are prescribed by the treating physician or specialist.
Over the Counter Medications (OTC ‘s) are medications that can be purchased without a prescription.
Baby's parents must hold citizenship with the Nisga'a Nation, and possess a Great West Life Non-Insured Health Benefits Card. To confirm Nisga'a citizenship or to apply for citizenship, contact Nisga'a Lisims Government Eligibility and Enrollment at 1-888-311-9457.
Register your baby with one of the four Village Governments: