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

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

... Moineau, president & CEO of the Association of Faculties of Medicine 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. ...

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

... funded through Merck Canada's Merck for Mothers program. Dr. Janet Smylie is the director of the Well Living House at St. Michael's Hospital, a partner in the new health-care program. (CBC) ...

CBC Hamilton (May 21): Pressure on Hamilton paramedics rising as city's senior population grows

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

... he said. The latest census data shows that seniors now outnumber children in Canada, as the population experiences its greatest increase in the proportion of older people since ...

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

... Mental Health Association Founded in 1918, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) is the most established, most extensive community mental health organization in Canada. Through a presence in hundreds ...

The Guardian (May,16): Full-scope pharmacist care for hypertension could save P.E.I. $81 billion

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

... study, “Cost-effectiveness of pharmacist care for managing hypertension in Canada,” appears in the Canadian Pharmacists Journal.  It says projected cost savings for Canada’s health ...

CHHRN-CIHI Library: 2017 Publications/Reports

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

... : Passons à l’action  Paul R, Martimianakis M A T, Johnstone J, McNaughton N, Austin Z  Internationally educated health professionals in Canada: Navigating three policy subsystems along ...

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

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

... come with their children, at an older age. They are cut off from the support network in their old country” said Choi, who immigrated to Canada in 1982 with her family and four children. “I am lucky I ...

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

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

The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC), in response to today’s announcement on the R-1 Match results, expresses major concern over the large number of unmatched Canadian Medical Graduates ...

CBC News (May 11): More Indigenous nurses needed to change health-care system, practitioners say

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

... passion for the work drives her, she said. "I know exactly what it's like to come from a First Nations community and what it's like to not have the resources that other communities in Canada have, and ...

CBC News (May 10): Self-regulation of paramedics In Manitoba a step closer to reality

Created on Thursday, 11 May 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... that the scope of paramedicine work be broad to reflect the realities of the job  "Paramedics' roles are evolving every day throughout Manitoba and Canada, and to have that flexibility ...

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

... ophthalmologists. About Canadian Ophthalmological Society The Canadian Ophthalmological Society (COS) is the national, recognized authority on eye and vision care in Canada. As eye physicians ...

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

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

... other jurisdictions in Canada. The total number has grown by 100 since 2012 and we are committed to replacing every outgoing physician as they leave. Since April 1, 2015, more than 170 doctors have started ...

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

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

... Canada said recently the latest census data indicates seniors now outnumber children in Canada, as the population has experienced its greatest increase in the proportion of older people since Confederation.  ...

Telfer School of Management: Healthcare for Millennials: Opportunities and Challenges (May 30 2017)

Created on Friday, 05 May 2017. Posted in Other Events/Upcoming Events

A lasting impact on Canadian healthcare can be achieved with smarter ways of organizing work. In this special presentation, you will hear about three promising areas of transformation. Professor Ivy Lynn ...

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

Today, across Canada and around the world, we recognize and celebrate the work midwives do in providing and strengthening healthcare for women, their babies and their families. This year’s theme – “Midwives, ...

The Value of Expanded Pharmacy Services in Canada

Created on Tuesday, 25 April 2017. Posted in Features/Scopes of Practice

Conference Board of Canada Report, April 25 2017   The scope of pharmacy services has expanded in many Canadian jurisdictions in recent years. This report estimates the health and economic impact ...

CNW(Apr 25) Expanding pharmacy services could save health care system billions of dollars by 2035

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

... to take on an expanded role in service delivery. A new report by The Conference Board of Canada estimates that Canada-wide implementation of just three pharmacy services could ...

Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada: Calls to Action

Created on Tuesday, 25 April 2017. Posted in Features/Rural/Remote/Aboriginal

... in Canada to require all students to take a course dealing with Aboriginal health issues, including the history and legacy of residential schools, the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous ...

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

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

The province’s dental hygienists are concerned Saskatchewan has the third-highest rate of fillings or extractions in Canada — only behind Nunavut and the Northwest Territories.  An estimated 2,000 ...

Conference Board of Canada (March 28): Shortage of Physiotherapists Limits Access For Some Canadians

Created on Tuesday, 28 March 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... in the urban centres of Canada’s most populated provinces leaving those on the outskirts underserviced, according to a new report by The Conference Board of Canada. “The number of Canadians ...

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