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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

... medical school is falling short of its diversity goals. "We have a new structure in place, we are doing consultations to better understand the needs of our community," said David Eidelman, the dean of ...

The Coast (June 15): Mental Health of Front-Line Health Care Workers

Created on Thursday, 15 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... model. This approach aims to treat disease, not the person. It focuses on deficits and lack of capacity. No wonder it does not serve mental health care needs and contributes further to the stigma that ...

CBC NB (June 15) Nursing Homes Investigate Growing Staff Shortages

Created on Thursday, 15 June 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... address their local recruitment needs by introducing a new type of co-op program for personal support workers," she said. "That's the type of thing that we want to try and understand — what ...

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 to meet the needs of patients, as part of a comprehensive seniors strategy for Canada and we are encouraged that Bill C-277 will bring much-needed action.”  “As registered nurses and nurse practitioners ...

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

... complex, concurrent mental health needs that require coordinated, evidence based care. Too often such care is not accessible to those in need," states Dr. Johann Brink, Vice President of Medical ...

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

...  “But given the mental health needs that exist in our health care system, I believe it would make sense to pursue including registered psychiatric nurses as part of the solution,” he said, adding he would ...

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

Melissa Langlais says a lot of information needs to be shared about pilot project in Fredericton By Nathalie Sturgeon, CBC News New Brunswick's first registered midwife says she started the ...

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

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

... how we respond to the increasing needs of our loved ones without draining our own personal resources. Caring as a social movement The social movement to support and value caring has begun. One of its ...

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 ...

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

... Wellness Education to Love Life (SWELL) program. "The mental health needs of the Indigenous community are unique, complex and rooted in multi-generational trauma," said Diane Redsky, Executive Director ...

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

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

... are best done centrally, but there has to be an ability to deliver care in a way that is adapted to local needs. Patients in Cape Breton do not have the same needs and wants as those in Halifax, so a one-size-fits-all ...

CBCNews (May 18) 'There is such a need': new doctor grads want to find solutions to rural shortages

Created on Friday, 19 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... ER and that rural people have to be adaptable and resilient when it comes to their health-care needs. "They live with what they know, and since they're used to it they've become highly adaptable and ...

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

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

... There needs to be better staffing practices put in place, to ensure better health outcomes for patients at a lower cost to the people of the province.” In 2014-15, the province spent $48 million in ...

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

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

... to cater to the changing needs and be creative.” To view original article click here  ...

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

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

... of their graduates. The significant increase in unmatched Canadian medical graduates needs to be addressed,” responds Dr. Michael J. Strong, Chair of the AFMC Board of Directors. Dr. Geneviève Moineau, ...

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

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

... health needs, including in preparation for and in response to public health emergencies.”  The role of science and technology, evolving migration and gender dynamics, and changing work relationships, ...

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

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

...  It's not just about numbers. It's about having the right type of providers in the right places, delivering the right type of care based on the needs of the population. Nova Scotia Health Authority ...

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

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

... close to 30 per cent of workers with older parents take roughly 450 hours per year of time off work to attend to their care needs, CIBC said. "That translates into roughly $27 billion of lost income ...

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

... need. So who helps when the doctor needs help? In BC we’re very fortunate to have one of the best physician health programs in the world – called just that, the Physician Health Program (PHP). The PHP ...

High-Level Commission on Health Employment and Economic Growth

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

... sector jobs as a means to advance inclusive economic growth, paying specific attention to the needs of low- and lower middle income countries.                  ...

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