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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

... supported by the International Labor Organization, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, and WHO. This Five-Year Action Plan for Health Employment and Inclusive Economic ...

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

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

... spends less than three percent of herwork week on research, according to the National Physician Survey. This unrelenting pressure to conduct research can cause distress to students, ...

CBC News (July 11): 'No one is really doing anything': Frustrations mount over rural ER closures

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

... recruiting for the area. In 2015, the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia cancelled the Clinician Assessment for Practice Program (CAPP), which was aimed at bringing international medical ...

CBC news Nova Scotia (July 04): Hunger for opioids makes Nova Scotia pharmacies a target for robbers

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

... drug dealers are buying online from China," said Bursey. It's hard to determine exactly how many of these robberies have happened. Both the Nova Scotia and national pharmacy associations ...

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

... Institute for Health Research (CIHR) will create eight teams of mentors in British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Ontario, Quebec and the Atlantic provinces as well as a national co-ordinating ...

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

McGill University will intensify its efforts to keep Indigenous and lower-income high-school and university students in science and math classes after a national accreditation body said the university's ...

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

... Canada remains inconsistent – and in far too many areas of the country – even non-existent,” said Dr. Granger Avery, the CMA President. “Canada’s doctors have pressed for a national strategy for palliative ...

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

TORONTO, June 6, 2017 /CNW/ - The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) will mobilize an international network of interdisciplinary leaders to address the gaps in mental health services ...

Global News (May 31) Nova Scotia election: Here’s what Stephen McNeil’s Liberals have promised

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

By Andrew RussellNational Online Journalist, Investigative  Global News He’s back. Stephen McNeil’s Liberals will be returning to Province House as the Nova Scotia government after ...

WHO (June 30) Call for expression of interests WHO Guideline on Community Based He

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

The World Health Organization (WHO) is in the process of developing policy guidelines to assist national governments, as well as national and international partners, to improve the design, implementation, ...

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

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

... in order to raise the status of all care work, paid and unpaid. Organizations such as Carers International are elevating the message of caregiver recognition (an important first step) to one of “caregiver ...

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

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

... Matching Service (CaRMS). This follows a very similar process to the one used in the United States. From a broader societal perspective, those who track health human resources nationally say there’s ...

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

... better health care to First Nations populations, some of which have infant mortality rates up to four times the national average. "We must break the unacceptable cycle of Indigenous family ...

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

... the Ma Mawi philosophy of working together to help one another," said Jerry Dias, Unifor National President. "The stigma of mental illness too often leads to isolation and solitary struggle, which makes ...

CHHRN-CIHI Library: 2017 Publications/Reports

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

... of recently graduated family physicians in Ontario  Mowat S, Reslerova M, Sisler J  Retention in a 10-year cohort of internationally trained family physicians licensed in Manitoba  Witt ...

The Telegram (16 May): National expert of safe RN staffing speaks to MHAs

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

The Registered Nurses’ Union Newfoundland and Labrador (RNU) hosted a breakfast Tuesday for 15 MHAs and others to hear from from Mike Villeneuve, a nurse leader known nationally for his work in health ...

ILO (May 11): Tripartite meeting highlights the importance of improving health sector employment...

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

... They also emphasized the need to ensure policy coherence in international initiatives and partnerships in line with existing labour standards and World Health Organization (WHO) guidance tools.  The ...

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 ...

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

Created on Tuesday, 09 May 2017. Posted in Trash/Trash

... priority to fill all vacant positions across the province. We compete internationally for these resources. Our four recruitment coordinators work with Dalhousie Medical School residents and the Family ...

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