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Health risks associated with tanning facilities

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9880
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with provincial/territorial medical associations, will call on governments to strengthen labelling requirements on tanning equipment and require signage in tanning facilities that outlines the carcinogenic potential and overall health risks associated with tanning facilities.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with provincial/territorial medical associations, will call on governments to strengthen labelling requirements on tanning equipment and require signage in tanning facilities that outlines the carcinogenic potential and overall health risks associated with tanning facilities.
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Regulating the artificial tanning industry

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9881
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with provincial/territorial medical associations, affiliate and associate organizations and other stakeholders, will call on all levels of government to regulate the artificial tanning industry, with a focus on banning access to children and youth under 18 years of age.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with provincial/territorial medical associations, affiliate and associate organizations and other stakeholders, will call on all levels of government to regulate the artificial tanning industry, with a focus on banning access to children and youth under 18 years of age.
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Comprehensive pregnancy care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9882
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with provincial/territorial medical associations, affiliate and associate organizations, and other stakeholders to further develop educational materials for primary care providers and women on the importance of pre-pregnancy and early-pregnancy health, and early access to comprehensive pregnancy care.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with provincial/territorial medical associations, affiliate and associate organizations, and other stakeholders to further develop educational materials for primary care providers and women on the importance of pre-pregnancy and early-pregnancy health, and early access to comprehensive pregnancy care.
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Installation of automatic external defibrillators in public facilities

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9884
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with provincial/territorial medical associations, supports where feasible and cost-effective the installation of automatic external defibrillators in public facilities and high traffic areas such as sports arenas.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with provincial/territorial medical associations, supports where feasible and cost-effective the installation of automatic external defibrillators in public facilities and high traffic areas such as sports arenas.
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Prenatal screening tests

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9885
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with provincial/territorial medical associations and other stakeholders, calls on governments to offer, promote and fund prenatal screening tests for the most common chromosomal abnormalities.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with provincial/territorial medical associations and other stakeholders, calls on governments to offer, promote and fund prenatal screening tests for the most common chromosomal abnormalities.
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Pre-mixed alcoholic energy drinks

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9901
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with provincial/territorial medical associations, urges governments to ensure that liquor boards and other relevant bodies comply with existing Health Canada regulations for the sale of pre-mixed alcoholic energy drinks.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with provincial/territorial medical associations, urges governments to ensure that liquor boards and other relevant bodies comply with existing Health Canada regulations for the sale of pre-mixed alcoholic energy drinks.
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Antibiotic resistant organisms in humans

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9902
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with provincial/territorial medical associations, will work with Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada to investigate the agriculture-related release of antibiotic resistant organisms and residual antibiotics into earth and water ecosystems, as well as the role they play in the emergence of antibiotic resistant organisms in humans.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with provincial/territorial medical associations, will work with Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada to investigate the agriculture-related release of antibiotic resistant organisms and residual antibiotics into earth and water ecosystems, as well as the role they play in the emergence of antibiotic resistant organisms in humans.
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Antibiotics in animals

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9904
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the federal government to investigate animal husbandry techniques that decrease the need for antibiotics in animals and to support techniques proven to be effective.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the federal government to investigate animal husbandry techniques that decrease the need for antibiotics in animals and to support techniques proven to be effective.
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Mixed Martial Arts

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9906
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association advocates for a ban on Mixed Martial Arts prize fighting matches in Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association advocates for a ban on Mixed Martial Arts prize fighting matches in Canada.
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Medical records

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9923
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with provincial/territorial medical associations and other stakeholders including patients to develop a national strategy for the long-term retention, retrieval and disposal of medical records.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Aug-25
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with provincial/territorial medical associations and other stakeholders including patients to develop a national strategy for the long-term retention, retrieval and disposal of medical records.
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Random breath tests

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9976
Date
2010-Jun-01
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) supports the use of random breath tests in existing police spot check programs as part of a comprehensive plan to reduce drunk-driving related mortality and morbidity in Canada. Any such programs should be consistent with the protections established in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2010-Jun-01
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) supports the use of random breath tests in existing police spot check programs as part of a comprehensive plan to reduce drunk-driving related mortality and morbidity in Canada. Any such programs should be consistent with the protections established in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
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Motorized dirt bikes, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and snowmobiles.

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8681
Date
2006-Dec-03
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on governments to prohibit anyone under age 16 from operating motorized dirt bikes, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and snowmobiles.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Dec-03
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on governments to prohibit anyone under age 16 from operating motorized dirt bikes, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and snowmobiles.
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Trans Fat Task Force

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8683
Date
2006-Dec-03
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the recommendations of the Trans Fat Task Force and advocates for their prompt implementation by the Government of Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Dec-03
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the recommendations of the Trans Fat Task Force and advocates for their prompt implementation by the Government of Canada.
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The health status of Aboriginal children

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8503
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the Minister of Health to work with other federal departments, the CMA and others to address the failure of previous federal efforts to raise the health status of Aboriginal children to the national level by developing a differentiated children's health strategy, creating safe environments, developing equitable educational opportunities and creating effective programs to deal with obesity, diabetes, substance abuse and other issues.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the Minister of Health to work with other federal departments, the CMA and others to address the failure of previous federal efforts to raise the health status of Aboriginal children to the national level by developing a differentiated children's health strategy, creating safe environments, developing equitable educational opportunities and creating effective programs to deal with obesity, diabetes, substance abuse and other issues.
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Health care services for children

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8523
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on governments to work closely with health stakeholders to provide seamless delivery of a comprehensive basket of mental and developmental health care services for children.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on governments to work closely with health stakeholders to provide seamless delivery of a comprehensive basket of mental and developmental health care services for children.
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Movies that portray tobacco use

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8524
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on governments to restrict access by children and youth to movies that portray tobacco use and tobacco product placement.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on governments to restrict access by children and youth to movies that portray tobacco use and tobacco product placement.
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Child poverty in Canada

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8525
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association requests that the federal government adopt a rigorous strategy to eradicate child poverty in Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association requests that the federal government adopt a rigorous strategy to eradicate child poverty in Canada.
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Wait time monitoring

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8532
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association considers that wait time monitoring should be extended to all diagnoses treatments involving youth with developmental or mental health problems.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association considers that wait time monitoring should be extended to all diagnoses treatments involving youth with developmental or mental health problems.
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Nicotine-based drinks

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8541
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the Federal Minister of Health to ban the sale or distribution of nicotine-based drinks in Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the Federal Minister of Health to ban the sale or distribution of nicotine-based drinks in Canada.
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Donation of human cadavers

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8552
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with its divisions and affiliates to promote the donation of human cadavers for medical anatomy courses to maintain high medical education standards across Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with its divisions and affiliates to promote the donation of human cadavers for medical anatomy courses to maintain high medical education standards across Canada.
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