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Devex (July 19) Opinion: Recalibrating investments in the global health and social workforce

Created on Thursday, 20 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... pay gap and break the glass ceiling, efforts are underway to expand women’s economic empowerment through investments into the health and social workforce. For example, in Canada, Prime Minister Trudeau ...

CNA (July 18) 150 Nurses of Canada!

Created on Thursday, 20 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... innovation in Canada and around the world. The association is honouring 150 nurse innovators and champions in health care with profiles on our website. While most nominations came through CNA’s jurisdictional ...

Healthy Debate (June 21): Medical trainees under too much pressure to do research

Created on Wednesday, 19 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... interests are recognized by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, the immense pressure to conduct research can propel some trainees to set their true professional interests aside. ...

The Star (18 July): Canada committed to improving mental health in Indigenous communities: Philpott

Created on Tuesday, 18 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... inequities in areas such as education, employment, housing, and community infrastructure. The current state of Indigenous health in Canada is a direct result of generations of previous government policies, ...

The Globe and Mail (July 11): Provinces struggling to provide proper care for seniors: Report

Created on Tuesday, 11 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... aging population,” said Georgina MacDonald, CIHI’s vice-president for Western Canada, who oversaw the work on the report. “I am hoping that this report will shed light on areas that people can be paying ...

The Globe and Mail (July 11): Learning from the Dutch ‘neighbourhood care’ model

Created on Tuesday, 11 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... of social solidarity that values caring well for others – particularly elders. In Canada, community care is not the norm. Many citizens do not have a GP and the home-care system is piecemeal at best. ...

The Star (06 July): Northern Ontario First Nations grieve four lost to suicide

Created on Friday, 07 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... Chief of Nishnawbe Aski Nation, a political organization that represents 49 communities in the region. Two 12-year-old children from Pikangikum died over the Canada Day weekend; and a 15-year-old girl ...

Globe and Mail (July 6): Ontario clinicians raise concerns over assisted-dying co-ordination service

Created on Thursday, 06 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... so far since May, the potential problems with the program are just the latest example of the practical hiccups that have marred the implementation of Canada’s assisted-dying law in parts of the country.  ...

Healthy Debate (July, 6): Does more education for health professionals equal better patient care?

Created on Thursday, 06 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... and physio and other therapists obligated to obtain a master’s degree to be considered for licensing. By 2020, all pharmacy schools in Canada will move to a doctorate degree, adding a year to their training ...

McGill U (July 5): Opening the door to new possibilities

Created on Thursday, 06 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... care professionals from minority groups is a systemic problem across Canada. McGill is trying to address the issues through various means, including the Explore! Careers in Health Camp, and mentoring ...

CBC Toronto: Andrew Loku inquest calls for 24-hour crisis intervention teams, but how do they work?

Created on Tuesday, 04 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... services, says Terry Coleman, former Moose Jaw police chief and co-author of the TEMPO Police Interactions report for the Mental Health Commission of Canada.  "I would probably take the model that's ...

The Globe and Mail (June 28): Feds fund mentorship network to support indigenous health

Created on Thursday, 29 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... needs, adding Wunnumin Lake is one of three remote communities in the area where services are managed by the community but funded through Health Canada. To access original article please click here  ...

New Brunswick Canada (June 27): Pay equity adjustments to be implemented

Created on Wednesday, 28 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government has approved the implementation of pay equity adjustments for employees in three groups represented by the New Brunswick Union. The decision is part of a commitment ...

Burns Lake Lakes District News (28 June): Meet the new Burns Lake doctors

Created on Wednesday, 28 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... been a while since I’ve done emergency, so now I can be a GP and have access to acute care,” she said. Dr. Badenhorst was born in South Africa and moved to Canada in 2001. Before moving to Burns Lake, ...

CBCNews (June 27): National Association recommends more psychiatrists for P.E.I

Created on Tuesday, 27 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Canada's association of psychiatrists says P.E.I. should have more full-time positions for psychiatrists, based on the province's population.  The Canadian Psychiatric Association said P.E.I. ...

Globe and Mail (June 19): McGill medical school to reach out to Indigenous, low-income students

Created on Tuesday, 20 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... earlier to help them maintain their interest in science, Dr. Eidelman said. This past spring, the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada urged all medical schools to help advance Indigenous health, ...

The Coast (June 15): Mental Health of Front-Line Health Care Workers

Created on Thursday, 15 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... of the Association for Positive Psychiatry of Canada and founder of Living Well Integrative Health Centre, Halifax Correction Last week's "Not guilty" cover story by Katie Toth stated that two men ...

CHPCA (June 5): Palliative care stakeholder groups delighted by passage of C-277 at 3rd Reading

Created on Wednesday, 07 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... Care Association (CHPCA) are pleased that Private Member's Bill C-277 "Act providing for the Development of a Framework on Palliative Care in Canada" was passed at 3rd reading in the House of Commons last ...

Canadian Nurse (June 2017): Federal Budget Removes one of the Legislative Barriers to NP Practice

Created on Wednesday, 07 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... medical certification, assessments or professional opinions. The legislation, which includes the Income Tax Act, Food and Drugs Act, Employment Insurance Act, Canada Labour Code, Canada ...

June 6: Government of Canada Invests in CAMH-led Mental Health Initiative in Correctional Facilities

Created on Tuesday, 06 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... for many years." The rate of serious mental illness among persons in custody is up to six times higher than the general population. The core mission of I-CEIsMIC is to help correctional facilities in Canada and ...

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