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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

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 News/Latest News

... 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 ...

(April 5) Primary care physicians help Native Americans access health care, cultural liaison says

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

... at Billings Public Library. Only 12 percent of adults, Native and non-Native alike, have attained a proficient health literacy, according to one national assessment. “Our hospitals are dependent that ...

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

... of language, Indigenous knowledge and cultural practice as they work with women to deliver health services closer to Indigenous families and communities. I am proud to continue to support the National ...

Montreal Gazette (April 24, 2017): Nurses celebrate their evolving profession at 92nd annual meeting

Created on Tuesday, 25 April 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... of Health and Long-Term Care Patrick Brown, Leader of Ontario PC party France Gélinas, Health Critic of Ontario NDP party Dr. Judith Shamian, President, International Council of Nurses (video ...

Improving Employment and Working Conditions in Health Services

Created on Tuesday, 25 April 2017. Posted in Features/Quality of Worklife

This report has been prepared by the International Labour Office as a basis for discussions at the Tripartite Meeting on Improving Employment and Working Conditions in Health Services, to be held from ...

High-Level Commission on Health Employment and Economic Growth

Created on Tuesday, 25 April 2017. Posted in Features/HHR Planning

... Gurría, Secretary-General of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and Mr Guy Ryder, Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO). The Sustainable Development ...

Regina Leader-Post (April 10): Hygienists concerned about declining dental health in Sask.

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

... of the SDHA.  The association met with MLAs Monday during National Dental Hygienists Week to sound the alarm about rising dental disease in the province. The most vulnerable include children, ...

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