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CBC Sask. (July 20): Sask. Métis man uses traditional medicines to treat terminal cancer

Created on Thursday, 20 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... has also invited Richardson to participate in a research project into traditional medicines, even organizing a meeting of caregivers to discuss the issue. Living example The agency arranged for Richardson ...

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

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

In medicine, the worth of medical students and residents is too often defined by their number of research publications. Research is a well-recognized way for medical students to distinguish themselves ...

Healthy Debate (July, 6): Does more education for health professionals equal better patient care?

Created on Thursday, 06 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... complexity in patients, a need for more clinical confidence, more capacity to conduct research and, in some cases, the desire to see more autonomy in patient care. Introducing advanced degrees can ...

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

... are in the process of researching that. In Nova Scotia, RCMP have dealt with 17 pharmacy robberies in the last six years in the rural areas they police. There have been between two and four ...

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

Ottawa announced Wednesday it intends to spend $8 million over five years to establish a mentorship network for First Nations, Metis and Inuit health researchers. The funding follows a recommendation ...

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

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

... Clearly a magnitude of research went into its creation and reflects the dedication of both the King's investigative journalism team and those courageous enough to lend their voice through the sharing of ...

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

... Affairs & Research for BC Forensic Psychiatric Services. "Best practice models of care are available and ready for implementation. We aim to develop toolkits and implementation strategies to make ...

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

... lots of questions and understand the way procedures and medications work.. The program will allow women the option to give birth at home. "Research has shown, for a woman who is healthy or what we ...

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

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

... that every medical graduate should have the residency of their choice. “It’s, in part, the mindset,” says Ivy Lynn Bourgeault, who holds the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Chair in Gender, Work ...

NOSM: Northern Health Research Conference (Oct 13-14 2017)

Created on Thursday, 25 May 2017. Posted in Other Events/Upcoming Events

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine's Northern Health Research Conference—more commonly known as the NHRC—has been held annually since 2006. It is hosted in communities across NOSM's wider campus of ...

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

Researchers in Toronto have received a $2.6 million grant to bolster Indigenous maternal and child health programs in an effort to close the gaps in health care that exist between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal families. ...

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

... Bell funding of community care, research and workplace initiatives. To learn more, please visit Bell.ca/LetsTalk. Today's announcement builds on Bell Let's Talk support for Manitoba mental health programs. ...

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

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

... system policy and the future of nursing. “Today, we presented extensive research on the impact of RN staffing,” said RNU president Debbie Forward said in a news release. “The research is clear. RNs have ...

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

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

... in Greater Toronto are immigrants. The demographics has changed, the need for health care has changed,” said Seong-gee Um, a co-author of the study with fellow researcher Naomi Lightman. “There has been ...

Pediatrics (March): Burnout in pediatric residents and physicians: A call to action

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

... Pediatric Residency Burnout–Resilience Study Consortium (www.pedsresresilience.com) was recently formed to provide an innovative research platform to address burnout and promote resilience in a contemporary ...

Registration & Call for Abstracts- 4th Global Forum on Human Resources for Health (Nov, 13-17, 2017)

Created on Monday, 15 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... areas, poster presentations, and much more will contribute to an exceptional opportunity for professional development and networking. We invite governments, academia and researchers, labour organizations, ...

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

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

... a health workforce research agenda together with its constituents, the WHO, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and other specialized agencies.  Click Here to Access ...

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

... actively involved in scientific research on the causes and cures for eye diseases and vision disorders," explains Dr. François Codère from COS and ophthalmologist at the Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital Ophthalmology ...

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

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

... were assaulted by patients, the letter obtained by the Star says.  New research commissioned by OCHU, which will be published this year, also has documented “widespread and systemically accepted ...

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

... research lenses and drawing on different research traditions, the presenters will each highlight new prospects to deliver positive change. Join us for a discussion of these intriguing possibilities to ...

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