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Globe and Mail (June 20): McGill to step up efforts for diversity

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 ...

Telegram (May 31): Psychiatric nursing would improve N.L. health care, says Alberta RPN

Created on Thursday, 01 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... While RPNs registered in Western Canada can technically work anywhere in the country, the province’s approach to nursing simply doesn’t include that job.   No immediate plans in N.L. A ...

CBC News (May 29) Province's 1st registered midwife on duty and tackling challenges

Created on Tuesday, 30 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... year that a pilot project in midwifery would be set up in a New Brunswick location. A pilot service started this month in Fredericton. (CBC) "Midwifery is not new in Canada or in the world, but for New ...

IRPP Policy Options (May 29): Recognizing the worth of natural caregivers

Created on Monday, 29 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... terms, natural care — the care provided by family and friends — is a resource worth $25 billion a year in Canada. But its value in terms of our emotional sustenance, practical support and individual ...

Healthy Debate (May 25): Medical residency mismatch: number of unmatched Canadian medical grads...

Created on Thursday, 25 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... of Canada. In 2017, the ratio shrank to 1:1.026. “Now instead of having a 10 percent buffer, you’ve got a 2.6 percent buffer. It’s really, really, really tight,” Moineau says. Mismatch in student interests versus training needs ...

CBC News (May 25): Indigenous maternal health program aims to address inequality of health care

Created on Thursday, 25 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... funded through Merck Canada's Merck for Mothers program. Dr. Janet Smylie is the director of the Well Living House at St. Michael's Hospital, a partner in the new health-care program. (CBC) ...

CBC Hamilton (May 21): Pressure on Hamilton paramedics rising as city's senior population grows

Created on Thursday, 25 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... he said. The latest census data shows that seniors now outnumber children in Canada, as the population experiences its greatest increase in the proportion of older people since ...

CNW(May 23):Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre, CMHA Manitoba and Winnipeg launch new mental health program

Created on Tuesday, 23 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... Mental Health Association Founded in 1918, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) is the most established, most extensive community mental health organization in Canada. Through a presence in hundreds ...

The Guardian (May,16): Full-scope pharmacist care for hypertension could save P.E.I. $81 billion

Created on Wednesday, 17 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... study, “Cost-effectiveness of pharmacist care for managing hypertension in Canada,” appears in the Canadian Pharmacists Journal.  It says projected cost savings for Canada’s health ...

CHHRN-CIHI Library: 2017 Publications/Reports

Created on Wednesday, 17 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... : Passons à l’action  Paul R, Martimianakis M A T, Johnstone J, McNaughton N, Austin Z  Internationally educated health professionals in Canada: Navigating three policy subsystems along ...

The Star (May 16) 'Significant' health gaps found between Canadian and immigrant seniors

Created on Tuesday, 16 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... come with their children, at an older age. They are cut off from the support network in their old country” said Choi, who immigrated to Canada in 1982 with her family and four children. “I am lucky I ...

AFMC (APR 30): AFMC gravely concerned about unmatched Canadian Medical Graduates

Created on Tuesday, 16 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC), in response to today’s announcement on the R-1 Match results, expresses major concern over the large number of unmatched Canadian Medical Graduates ...

CBC News (May 11): More Indigenous nurses needed to change health-care system, practitioners say

Created on Friday, 12 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... passion for the work drives her, she said. "I know exactly what it's like to come from a First Nations community and what it's like to not have the resources that other communities in Canada have, and ...

CBC News (May 10): Self-regulation of paramedics In Manitoba a step closer to reality

Created on Thursday, 11 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... that the scope of paramedicine work be broad to reflect the realities of the job  "Paramedics' roles are evolving every day throughout Manitoba and Canada, and to have that flexibility ...

Canada News Wire (May 9): The Canadian Ophthalmological Society and National Vision Health Month

Created on Thursday, 11 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... ophthalmologists. About Canadian Ophthalmological Society The Canadian Ophthalmological Society (COS) is the national, recognized authority on eye and vision care in Canada. As eye physicians ...

The Chronicle Herald (Mar 29): Primary health care a priority

Created on Tuesday, 09 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... other jurisdictions in Canada. The total number has grown by 100 since 2012 and we are committed to replacing every outgoing physician as they leave. Since April 1, 2015, more than 170 doctors have started ...

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