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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

... health human resources nationally say there’s no reason to panic: 68 unmatched participants is a small fraction of the nearly 3,000 Canadian medical students who took part in this year’s match, ...

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. ...

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

... can explain and must be attributed to an increasingly aging population, socio-economic factors, and an increasing reliance on care in the community or home for patients with complex health care histories ...

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 ...

CBCNews (May, 23): Expanded roles for paramedics being considered by N.L. health minister

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

Paramedics can — and should be — doing more, especially in rural areas, according to Newfoundland and Labrador's health minister. "What we're looking to do is to see how we can utilize them better ...

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

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

Two years after Nova Scotia “de-regionalized” – merged its nine health regions into a single provincial health authority – an informal, blue-ribbon group has offered up a scorching analysis of the exercise. ...

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 ...

Ontario Nurses' Association (May 17): Violence Prevention Progress Report

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

Violence Prevention Progress Report a Step in the Right Direction to Protect Ontario Health-Care Workers TORONTO – A progress report released by the Ontario government Leadership Table on workplace violence ...

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

Here are the latest health workforce related publications for 2017: CHHRN-CIHI HHR Library Publications/Reports :  Authors  Title of Publication/Report  Ontario ...

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 ...

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

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

Eighty-year-old Sung-hak Choi keeps active and healthy by volunteering in the community and caring for her seven grandchildren. “There are many challenges for immigrant seniors to stay healthy. Many ...

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

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

... practitioners, as well as in all members of the health care team. Burnout in physicians is associated with the following: (1) higher levels of job dissatisfaction and shorter job tenure; (2) more reported ...

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

  BUILDING THE HEALTH WORKFORCE OF THE FUTURE The Fourth Global Forum on Human Resources for Health - Building the health workforce of the future - will be held in Dublin, ...

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

A trio of Indigenous nurses says on top of caring for people, they have to be vocal advocates, fighting for change in a health-care system that Indigenous people don't always trust. They're using Indigenous ...

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

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

GENEVA (ILO News) – A Tripartite Meeting on Improving Employment and Working Conditions in Health Services  organized by the ILO in Geneva from 24 to 28 April brought together representatives ...

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

... to create another level of bureaucracy," said Alex Forrest, president of the United Fire Fighters of Winnipeg.  Last fall, Health Minister Kelvin Goertzen requested former assistant deputy minister ...

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 ...

MOHLTC (May 9): Ontario Passes Legislation on Medical Assistance in Dying

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

Province Providing Clarity and Protection for Patients and Health Care Providers May 9, 2017 12:16 P.M. Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Ontario passed legislation today that will support ...

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