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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

... have the prerequisites to get into med school, or any other of the health professions." Last week, the school was taken off probation by the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CACMS). ...

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

(June 5, 2017 – Ottawa, ON) The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) , the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA), the Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians (CSPCP) and the Canadian Hospice Palliative ...

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

By  Virginia St-Denis Canadians with disabilities living in rural and remote communities are the winners after the federal budget removed a significant legislative barrier to nurse practitioner ...

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

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

Medical residency mismatch: number of unmatched Canadian medical graduates reaches all-time high Date: May 25, 2017  Author: Karen Palmer, Joshua Tepper & Jill Konkin   The number of Canadian ...

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

... Confederation. There are now 5.9 million Canadian seniors, compared to 5.8 million Canadians 14 and under. "In combination, what this means is that as the percentage growth of senior population ...

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

... supports to empower Indigenous youth and their families is the goal of SWELL and a priority for the Canadian Mental Health Association," said Marion Cooper, Executive Director of CMHA Manitoba and Winnipeg. ...

The Globe and Mail (May,23): Better health care means fixing bureaucratic failings

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

... and administrative failings, not failures of medical care. Mercifully, they do not suggest the classic Canadian solution of throwing more bodies into a mismanaged system but, rather, call for the system ...

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

... H A et al.  Primary care specialty career choice among Canadian medican students Keegan D A, Scott I, Sylvester M, Tan A, Horrey K, Weston W W   Shared Canadian curriculum in family ...

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

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

... Canadian and immigrant seniors, especially those who are “racialized” — or racial minorities — and from non-English background. “Immigrant seniors, especially those who arrived more recently, reported ...

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 ...

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

TORONTO, May 9, 2017 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian Ophthalmological Society (COS) launched their first public awareness campaign, See The Possibilities in honour of National Vision Health ...

CBCNews (May 8): Care of aging parents costs Canadians an estimated $33B annually

Created on Monday, 08 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Caring for aging parents costs Canadians an estimated $33 billion a year in out-of-pocket expenses and time taken from work, and that figure is expected to grow, according to a report released ...

Toronto Star (March 13, 2017): Health-care workers face 'epidemic of violence'

Created on Monday, 08 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... according to the latest available statistics from the workers’ compensation board. In 2014, a study by the Canadian Institute for Health Information found at least half of all registered practical nurses ...

Telfer School of Management: Healthcare for Millennials: Opportunities and Challenges (May 30 2017)

Created on Friday, 05 May 2017. Posted in Other Events/Past Events

A lasting impact on Canadian healthcare can be achieved with smarter ways of organizing work. In this special presentation, you will hear about three promising areas of transformation. Professor Ivy Lynn ...

Gov of Canada (May 5): Message from the Minister of Health International Day of the Midwife

Created on Friday, 05 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... everywhere. I invite all Canadians to join me in celebrating the profession of midwifery in Canada and around the world. The Honourable Jane Philpott, P.C., M.P. Minister of Health Click Here to Access ...

University of Winnipeg (May 4): Indigenous doulas to support First Nations women

Created on Friday, 05 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... high birth weights, and even infant death. Now a new collaborative study, funded by a Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Catalyst Grant of  $149,000 will be headed by The University of ...

Doctors of BC (May 1 2017): Mental Health Week – let’s talk about the tough stuff

Created on Monday, 01 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... fine on the outside, behind this general reply is actually someone who’s not fine. According to the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), one in five Canadians will experience some sort of mental ...

CMA: 5th Canadian Conference on Physician Health (Sept 7-9, 2017)

Created on Monday, 01 May 2017. Posted in Other Events/Upcoming Events

The Canadian Medical Association and the Ontario Medical Association are proud to present the 5th Canadian Conference on Physician Health scheduled for September 7th-9th, 2017 at the Westin ...

The Value of Expanded Pharmacy Services in Canada

Created on Tuesday, 25 April 2017. Posted in Features/Scopes of Practice

Conference Board of Canada Report, April 25 2017   The scope of pharmacy services has expanded in many Canadian jurisdictions in recent years. This report estimates the health and economic impact ...

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