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Needle exchange programs

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy736
Date
1990-Oct-27
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association strongly endorse the concept of government funding for needle exchange programs as a public health initiative to help prevent the spread of AIDS and other diseases spread by intravenous drug use.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
1990-Oct-27
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association strongly endorse the concept of government funding for needle exchange programs as a public health initiative to help prevent the spread of AIDS and other diseases spread by intravenous drug use.
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Heart disease and cardiopulmonary resuscitation skills

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy723
Date
1990-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association and its members support and encourage public education programs that promote healthy lifestyles, the recognition of warning symptoms and signs of heart disease, and the acquisition of manual cardiopulmonary resuscitation skills, recognizing that these skills are most effective when combined with a pre-hospital advanced life support system.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
1990-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association and its members support and encourage public education programs that promote healthy lifestyles, the recognition of warning symptoms and signs of heart disease, and the acquisition of manual cardiopulmonary resuscitation skills, recognizing that these skills are most effective when combined with a pre-hospital advanced life support system.
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Quality Daily Physical Education Program

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy725
Date
1990-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association support the Quality Daily Physical Education Program as defined by the Canadian Association for Health, Physical Education and Recreation.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
1990-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association support the Quality Daily Physical Education Program as defined by the Canadian Association for Health, Physical Education and Recreation.
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Effects of economic activities on health and the environment

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy726
Date
1990-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association recommend to all levels of government that they evaluate all economic activities in the light of their effect on health and environment, and that standards be set and enforced to minimize adverse effects on health and environment.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
1990-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association recommend to all levels of government that they evaluate all economic activities in the light of their effect on health and environment, and that standards be set and enforced to minimize adverse effects on health and environment.
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Aboriginal health care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy809
Date
1990-Aug-23
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association encourage physicians to expand contacts with their local aboriginal communities, on both a community and professional level, in order to address aboriginal health care issues.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
1990-Aug-23
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association encourage physicians to expand contacts with their local aboriginal communities, on both a community and professional level, in order to address aboriginal health care issues.
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Aboriginal health

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy811
Date
1990-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association take action to support aboriginal peoples in those areas of social, political and economic life that would improve the health of their communities.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
1990-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association take action to support aboriginal peoples in those areas of social, political and economic life that would improve the health of their communities.
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Industry support for university research programs

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy515
Date
1990-May-26
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association encourage industries to make significant commitments to basic research programs in Canadian universities.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
1990-May-26
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association encourage industries to make significant commitments to basic research programs in Canadian universities.
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Code of environmental health

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy731
Date
1990-May-26
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association develop a code of environmental health that would serve as a benchmark to judge all Canadian Medical Association activities, both internal and external.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
1990-May-26
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association develop a code of environmental health that would serve as a benchmark to judge all Canadian Medical Association activities, both internal and external.
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Physician resource management

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy613
Date
1990-Mar-05
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the following principles be adopted as a guide to the future directions of the Canadian Medical Association in the area of physician resource management: 1) That the Canadian Medical Association recognize that physician resource planning is complex, requiring the involvement of the Canadian Medical Association divisions, specialty societies, special medical interest groups, the medical education sector, the health care facilities sectors, governments, other health care professionals and other key stakeholders, 2) That the Canadian Medical Association seek a leadership role within the profession to achieve consensus on physician resource management and planning issues, 3) That physician resource planning requires a combined approach which must be national in overview, recognize provincial and territorial resources and be based on regional needs assessment and planning.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
1990-Mar-05
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the following principles be adopted as a guide to the future directions of the Canadian Medical Association in the area of physician resource management: 1) That the Canadian Medical Association recognize that physician resource planning is complex, requiring the involvement of the Canadian Medical Association divisions, specialty societies, special medical interest groups, the medical education sector, the health care facilities sectors, governments, other health care professionals and other key stakeholders, 2) That the Canadian Medical Association seek a leadership role within the profession to achieve consensus on physician resource management and planning issues, 3) That physician resource planning requires a combined approach which must be national in overview, recognize provincial and territorial resources and be based on regional needs assessment and planning.
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Smokeless tobacco

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy481
Date
1987-Dec-12
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association alert the public to the serious health hazards associated with the uses of smokeless tobacco; AND That the Canadian Medical Association approach the federal government to request that mandatory health warnings and the advertising restrictions proposed for other tobacco products apply equally to smokeless tobacco products.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
1987-Dec-12
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association alert the public to the serious health hazards associated with the uses of smokeless tobacco; AND That the Canadian Medical Association approach the federal government to request that mandatory health warnings and the advertising restrictions proposed for other tobacco products apply equally to smokeless tobacco products.
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Training physicians to practice in urban and rural settings

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy506
Date
1987-Dec-12
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association encourage Canadian undergraduate and postgraduate medical education programs to train physicians who have the appropriate knowledge and skills to meet the health care needs of the Canadian public in both urban and non-urban settings.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
1987-Dec-12
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association encourage Canadian undergraduate and postgraduate medical education programs to train physicians who have the appropriate knowledge and skills to meet the health care needs of the Canadian public in both urban and non-urban settings.
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Health services access and utilization guidelines

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy497
Date
1987-Aug-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That, in conjunction with the provincial/territorial medical associations and societies, a set of guidelines be drafted for defining access to, and utilization of, health services, identifying the factors that affect use and the relative contribution of such factors. The guidelines should also address the ways to measure and monitor the identified factors.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1987-Aug-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That, in conjunction with the provincial/territorial medical associations and societies, a set of guidelines be drafted for defining access to, and utilization of, health services, identifying the factors that affect use and the relative contribution of such factors. The guidelines should also address the ways to measure and monitor the identified factors.
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Nuclear medicine services in under-serviced areas

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy567
Date
1987-Aug-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association encourage the development of innovative technical and administrative procedures to ensure continued appropriate medically supervised services to those communities that cannot support a full time Certificant in Nuclear Medicine.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1987-Aug-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association encourage the development of innovative technical and administrative procedures to ensure continued appropriate medically supervised services to those communities that cannot support a full time Certificant in Nuclear Medicine.
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Car safety standards for mini vans and light trucks

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy807
Date
1987-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends to Transport Canada that safety standards required in passenger cars also be applied to mini vans and light trucks.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1987-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends to Transport Canada that safety standards required in passenger cars also be applied to mini vans and light trucks.
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Criteria for CMA involvement in studies and other research

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy710
Date
1984-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association assess each proposed study on its own merits and that decisions for Canadian Medical Association involvement, or degree of involvement, be based on: quality of research design and methodology, expertise of the investigators, sound statistical analysis, financial liability.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1984-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association assess each proposed study on its own merits and that decisions for Canadian Medical Association involvement, or degree of involvement, be based on: quality of research design and methodology, expertise of the investigators, sound statistical analysis, financial liability.
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Legal drinking age

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy800
Date
1984-Aug-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association recommend, through its provincial divisions, that the legal age for the purchase and public possession of alcoholic beverages be raised to 21.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1984-Aug-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association recommend, through its provincial divisions, that the legal age for the purchase and public possession of alcoholic beverages be raised to 21.
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Infant formula

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1329
Date
1981-Dec-05
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the CMA endorse a ban on the free supply of infant formula to hospitals.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
1981-Dec-05
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the CMA endorse a ban on the free supply of infant formula to hospitals.
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Medical direction and administrative responsibility

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy703
Date
1981-Aug-28
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Resolution
That the following be adopted as Canadian Medical Association policy: Medical direction and administrative responsibility: a) service departments which carry out prescribed medical diagnostic tests and/or therapy in hospitals or clinics must have a medical director who is accountable to the hospital board through the hospital administrator and professionally accountable through the normal channels to the organized medical staff. Such medical service departments include medical laboratory services, radiological services, respiratory technology, physiotherapy and nuclear medicine services. The appointment of a medical director for each such service department is essential in order to ensure the best possible service to the patient and to the hospital and to coordinate the related medical programs for the patient, b) the size and complexity of some service departments which carry out medical diagnostic tests and/or therapy may require the appointment of administrative assistants to the medical director, and these may be trained in the disciplines of physiotherapy, radiography, medical laboratory technology, respiratory technology, nuclear medicine technology, etc. They should be responsible to the medical director of the hospital services department and should not be head of the department reporting directly to the hospital administrator. In the small centres where there is not a full-time medical specialist on the medical staff the medical director of the service department should be a qualified physician. Such a non- specialized medical director should establish regular communication with a specialist in the field who may be consulted on general and specific questions, c) it is also recognized that some allied health personnel working in service departments have advanced technical and/or treatment skills. These should be recognized and profitably utilized always under the supervision and accountability of the medical director of the specific service.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1981-Aug-28
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Resolution
That the following be adopted as Canadian Medical Association policy: Medical direction and administrative responsibility: a) service departments which carry out prescribed medical diagnostic tests and/or therapy in hospitals or clinics must have a medical director who is accountable to the hospital board through the hospital administrator and professionally accountable through the normal channels to the organized medical staff. Such medical service departments include medical laboratory services, radiological services, respiratory technology, physiotherapy and nuclear medicine services. The appointment of a medical director for each such service department is essential in order to ensure the best possible service to the patient and to the hospital and to coordinate the related medical programs for the patient, b) the size and complexity of some service departments which carry out medical diagnostic tests and/or therapy may require the appointment of administrative assistants to the medical director, and these may be trained in the disciplines of physiotherapy, radiography, medical laboratory technology, respiratory technology, nuclear medicine technology, etc. They should be responsible to the medical director of the hospital services department and should not be head of the department reporting directly to the hospital administrator. In the small centres where there is not a full-time medical specialist on the medical staff the medical director of the service department should be a qualified physician. Such a non- specialized medical director should establish regular communication with a specialist in the field who may be consulted on general and specific questions, c) it is also recognized that some allied health personnel working in service departments have advanced technical and/or treatment skills. These should be recognized and profitably utilized always under the supervision and accountability of the medical director of the specific service.
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Date
1981-Aug-28
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association strongly support the value of breast feeding, and that suggestions be made to the manufacturers of infant formulas that their advertising should reflect the supplemental nature of their product rather than a replacement for mother's milk.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1981-Aug-28
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association strongly support the value of breast feeding, and that suggestions be made to the manufacturers of infant formulas that their advertising should reflect the supplemental nature of their product rather than a replacement for mother's milk.
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Infant formula

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy798
Date
1981-Aug-28
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association endorse a ban on the free supply of infant formula to hospitals.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1981-Aug-28
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association endorse a ban on the free supply of infant formula to hospitals.
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