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Live Stream of the Fourth Global Forum on Human Resources for Health

Created on Thursday, 16 November 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Click here to live stream the Fourth Global Forum on Human Resources for Health ! About the Fourth Global Forum on Human Resources for Health:  The Fourth Global Forum on Human Resources ...

Toronto Star (November 11): Canada needs affordable alternatives to opioids, health groups urge

Created on Tuesday, 14 November 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... Canadian Physiotherapy Association and Canadian Psychological Association. “We would also like to see better collaboration between patients and front-line health providers when making decisions about ...

CBC Radio (Oct 16): Let's talk: Why Canadians need health care in their own language

Created on Wednesday, 18 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... with their doctor.  An editorial published earlier today in the Canadian Medical Association Journal says the health care system needs to do better.   The editorial says ...

CBC News (Oct 16):Yukon nurse shortage compromises 'safe, competent and ethical care,' says YRNA

Created on Tuesday, 17 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... from the Yukon Employees Union (YEU) was tabled in the territorial legislature, urging the government to "fully staff all of the Yukon's Community Health Centres, in order that no nurses are required ...

Global News (Oct 16): NB experiencing significant shortage of public sector psychologists

Created on Tuesday, 17 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

There is a significant shortage of psychologists working in the public sector, which is limiting access to mental health support for low-income families, according to the College of Psychologists of New ...

Sudbury (October 12): Northern trained doctors staying put

Created on Thursday, 12 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... must enter a residency in a medical specialty. Residency can take two to eight years. This means that NOSM-educated health professionals who entered medical school in NOSM’s charter class in 2005 began ...

Fourth Global Forum on Human Resources for Health: The Power of Your Story: Call for Stories

Created on Tuesday, 10 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

The power of your story - Call for stories by health workers from around the world   Lives in their hands: Stories by health workers from around the world 19:15 - 21:00, 13th November ...

Business Insider (October 10): Nurses Know: Better Care Starts Here

Created on Tuesday, 10 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

TORONTO, Oct. 10, 2017 /CNW/ - Nurses know that better care for our hospital, long-term care and home care patients starts with more front-line Registered Nurses (RNs) and health-care professionals; ...

CBC News (October 10): Strain of balancing ER demand with capacity leads to ambulance offload delays

Created on Tuesday, 10 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

For all the talk about patient wait times in the health-care system, at least one group of medical professionals can also be prone to long delays. When an ambulance arrives at one of the major hospitals ...

Standford University: Women Leaders in Global Health (October 12 2017)

Created on Friday, 06 October 2017. Posted in Other Events/Past Events

Description: A one-day conference highlighting emerging and established women leaders in global health. Background: This ...

CBC PEI (October 04): 'Extremely shorthanded:' P.E.I. lacks psychiatrists for ER care

Created on Wednesday, 04 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Prince Edward Island doesn't have adequate psychiatric care, the chief of mental health and addictions told the province's health and wellness committee Tuesday.  Dr. Heather Keizer's ...

TVO (October 04): Ontario’s ‘entertainment ultrasound’ clinics will remain unregulated for now

Created on Wednesday, 04 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Last year, dozens of expectant parents in the Greater Toronto Area left a Pickering ultrasound clinic believing they had received images of their healthy gestating children. There was just one problem: they ...

CBC Manitoba (OCT 04): WRHA reinstates outpatient occupational, physiotherapy at HSC

Created on Wednesday, 04 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority is reversing course on a decision it made this summer that would have seen some Manitobans paying out-of-pocket for outpatient physiotherapy and occupational therapy ...

Yukon Government (Sept 27): Government of Yukon takes steps towards regulated midwifery in Yukon

Created on Friday, 29 September 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... care and a plan to fund and integrate midwifery into Yukon’s health system. These initial stages are expected to take six to eight months. The committee includes representatives of the Community Midwifery ...

Breakfast Television (28 Sep): Ontario to require disclosure of pharma payments to health profession

Created on Thursday, 28 September 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... shops and nail shops, and license medical device operators who use X-ray machines, CT scanners, and MRIs. The bill was introduced Wednesday afternoon by Health Minister Eric Hoskins, who said it will ...

CTV News (28 Sep): Health systems often discriminate against Indigenous patients: Philpott

Created on Thursday, 28 September 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... doctors say is widespread. On Wednesday while speaking at a Public Policy Forum event in Ottawa focused on Indigenous health, Philpott said she had witnessed first-hand the different treatment a female ...

College of Midwives of Ontario (Sept 22 2017): Ministry expanding midwives scopes of practice

Created on Wednesday, 27 September 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care sent a letter to College of Midwives of Ontario Council President Tiffany Haidon, announcing that they will be taking steps to expand health care professionals’ ...

The Telegram (Sept 26): NL moving forward with midwifery

Created on Wednesday, 27 September 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... Becker will work with the four regional health authorities, as well as the Association of Midwives of Newfoundland and Labrador, the College of Midwives of Newfoundland and Labrador and the council to ...

CBC (Sep 20): 'They had burned out': Manitoba paramedics offered course on stress, mental health

Created on Wednesday, 20 September 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... with the Paramedic Association of Manitoba. Issues surrounding mental health, post-traumatic stress disorder, occupational stress and depression are a growing concern among paramedics working ...

NICHE: Northern Interprofessional Collaborative for Health Education Conference (October 19-20, 2017

Created on Monday, 18 September 2017. Posted in Other Events/Past Events

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