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The Globe And Mail (Feb 20) Paramedics face suicidal thoughts more frequently than other...

Created on Wednesday, 21 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... based on a self-reported sampling of more than 5,000 professionals. The results are surprising some seasoned researchers who've spent years mapping out mental-health disorders in this realm. "The differences ...

CBC (Feb 20) Pregnant women in rural B.C. urged to leave town to deliver

Created on Wednesday, 21 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... lead some women to alter their family plans, says a rural health researcher. "I have heard women say we will not have more children until we move or until there are local services, because we can't afford ...

Cision (Feb 12) Canadian Medical Students Urge The Government of Canada to Strengthen Response to...

Created on Tuesday, 13 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... health experts in developing these policy recommendations," says Charles Yin, MD-PhD student at Western University and National Day of Action Research Committee Chair. "Without the input of Indigenous ...

CBC (Feb 2) 'Bringing birth back' to Indigenous women focus of University of Saskatchewan research

Created on Friday, 02 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

The birth experience in a hospital can be alienating for Indigenous women, says a University of Saskatchewan researcher, who is researching how to improve that experience and also potentially how to grow ...

CBC (Jan 31) Alberta researchers study emergency department experience of First Nations members

Created on Friday, 02 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

A new research project will shed light on the quality of care First Nations peoples receive in emergency departments across Alberta. Earlier studies have shown that across the country, healthcare outcomes ...

The Globe And Mail (Jan 29) The feminization of medicine: does it matter?

Created on Wednesday, 31 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... of medicine matter? There is actually a lot more speculation than there is research on the issue. When stories are published about the increasing number of female physicians, they tend to have a negative ...

CBC (Jan 27) MMIWG hearings shed light on lack of mental health services in Canada's north

Created on Monday, 29 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

...  "It was crazy how there was really no professionals there." According to a 2017 report by the Aurora Research Institute, 85 per cent of communities in the N.W.T. don't have shelters, and 80 per cent ...

CBC (Jan 24) U of A program aids Indigenous and low-income students in pursuit of medical degree

Created on Friday, 26 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... of health care "The best physician population looks like the Canadian population," Wong said. Research shows that students from lower-income neighbourhoods and Indigenous communities are more likely ...

University Affairs (Jan 22) Indigenous health researchers launch mentorship program

Created on Wednesday, 24 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... the first of eight regional programs being launched across the country. The aim is to increase the number of Indigenous people working in the health field and boost culturally relevant research, with an ...

lfpress (Jan 12) Western University heading up Indigenous health network

Created on Monday, 15 January 2018. Posted in Features/Rural/Remote/Aboriginal

Western University has emerged as a centre for Indigenous health research, leading a provincewide network of 13 institutions, the school announced Thursday. The Indigenous Mentorship Network Program ...

lfpress (Jan 12) Western University heading up Indigenous health network

Created on Monday, 15 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

Western University has emerged as a centre for Indigenous health research, leading a provincewide network of 13 institutions, the school announced Thursday. The Indigenous Mentorship Network Program ...

Battling zombies with brains: SPPH celebrates career of Professor Emeritus Morris Barer

Created on Tuesday, 12 December 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Professor Emeritus Morris Barer has been battling zombies for much of his career. But forget cricket bats and crossbows: for 40 years, Dr. Barer has been using health services and policy research to ...

Canadian Health Workforce Conference 2018 (Oct 4-5 2018)

Created on Monday, 04 December 2017. Posted in Other Events/Upcoming Events

About the CHWC:  The Canadian Health Workforce Conference (CHWC) brings together policy makers, academics, researchers, practitioners  and students from across the country with responsibility ...

A Pocosa analysis of the nurse practitioners deployment in Canada (2017)

Created on Tuesday, 21 November 2017. Posted in Features/Scopes of Practice

... of practice. All over the world, including in Canada, they are seen as a way to increase the performance of, and to increase access to, the health care system. As part of a research project the Pocosa ...

A Pocosa analysis of the nurse practioners deployment in Canada (2017)

Created on Tuesday, 21 November 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... of practice. All over the world, including in Canada, they are seen as a way to increase the performance of, and to increase access to, the health care system. As part of a research project the Pocosa ...

CHHRN Eastern Hub Lead, Dr.Gail Tomblin Murphy, Dalhousie University & team wins Global Health award

Created on Tuesday, 21 November 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... University WHO/PAHO Collaborating Centre on Health Workforce Planning & Research To view all runner-up projects please click here      ...

CBC Radio (Oct 16): Let's talk: Why Canadians need health care in their own language

Created on Wednesday, 18 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... that roughly two and a quarter per cent of Ontario`s nearly 14 million residents do not speak English or French. A 2014 study by the Centre for Research on Inner City Health found that roughly 18 per cent ...

Sudbury (October 12): Northern trained doctors staying put

Created on Thursday, 12 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

...  Collaborated with more than 90 communities in Northern Ontario to provide education across the region. Focused its research initiatives on answering health questions relevant to the people and communities ...

Breakfast Television (28 Sep): Ontario to require disclosure of pharma payments to health profession

Created on Thursday, 28 September 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... industry research. The Ontario Medical Association has said it hoped any changes to disclosure rules would be applied to all health-care professionals to ensure doctors are on a level playing field. ...

Understanding National Health Workforce Accounts

Created on Thursday, 24 August 2017. Posted in Features/HHR Planning

... research to be performed about future trends regarding health workforce, systems and resilience planning. The complimentary brochure published in MAY 2017 provides a background on NHWA and answers ...

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