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Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1614
Date
2003-Dec-06
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on all levels of government to fund the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care on an ongoing basis.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2003-Dec-06
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on all levels of government to fund the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care on an ongoing basis.
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Accessibility to health facilities

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1616
Date
2003-Dec-06
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports patient accessibility to health care across the full spectrum of health care delivery settings by encouraging the removal of physical barriers and the adoption of universal design principles.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2003-Dec-06
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports patient accessibility to health care across the full spectrum of health care delivery settings by encouraging the removal of physical barriers and the adoption of universal design principles.
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Compensation issues

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1617
Date
2003-Dec-06
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association develop a strategy for addressing compensation issues with regard to federal health programs. This strategy should include an assessment of the Compassionate Care Benefit.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2011-Mar-05
Date
2003-Dec-06
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association develop a strategy for addressing compensation issues with regard to federal health programs. This strategy should include an assessment of the Compassionate Care Benefit.
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Strengthening public health system

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy101
Date
2003-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association call on the federal government to develop a plan to respond to the National Advisory Committee on SARS and Public Health recommendations in order to create a strong and well-resourced public health system with adequate surge capacity and sufficient highly qualified public health professionals.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2003-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association call on the federal government to develop a plan to respond to the National Advisory Committee on SARS and Public Health recommendations in order to create a strong and well-resourced public health system with adequate surge capacity and sufficient highly qualified public health professionals.
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Health status of Canadians

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy102
Date
2003-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association call on the federal government to commit to the goal of establishing Canada as the top country worldwide, regarding the health status of its citizens, within ten years.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2003-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association call on the federal government to commit to the goal of establishing Canada as the top country worldwide, regarding the health status of its citizens, within ten years.
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Smoking cessation in hospitals

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy129
Date
2003-Aug-20
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association call upon the provincial and territorial governments to provide resources for every hospital to offer smoking cessation, counseling support including medication to every smoking patient in hospital and as needed after discharge.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2003-Aug-20
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association call upon the provincial and territorial governments to provide resources for every hospital to offer smoking cessation, counseling support including medication to every smoking patient in hospital and as needed after discharge.
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Driver education and testing

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy130
Date
2003-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association demand that provincial and territorial governments develop a program including improved driver education, expanded driver testing requirements and differential licensing to address many injuries and deaths caused by motor vehicle decisions in Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2003-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association demand that provincial and territorial governments develop a program including improved driver education, expanded driver testing requirements and differential licensing to address many injuries and deaths caused by motor vehicle decisions in Canada.
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Annual meetings and bans on smoking

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy131
Date
2003-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That beginning once current contractual commitments are honored, Canadian Medical Association in keeping with its vision of a healthy Canadian population, hold its annual meeting only in those jurisdictions where legislation ensures a 100% ban on smoking in indoor public places.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2003-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That beginning once current contractual commitments are honored, Canadian Medical Association in keeping with its vision of a healthy Canadian population, hold its annual meeting only in those jurisdictions where legislation ensures a 100% ban on smoking in indoor public places.
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Compensation for adverse effects from smallpox vaccination

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy311
Date
2003-Jun-01
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association urge the federal, provincial and territorial governments to ensure appropriate compensation for front-line health care and emergency workers or their family members who volunteer to accept smallpox vaccination and subsequently experience associated illness or financial harm.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2003-Jun-01
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association urge the federal, provincial and territorial governments to ensure appropriate compensation for front-line health care and emergency workers or their family members who volunteer to accept smallpox vaccination and subsequently experience associated illness or financial harm.
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Men's health issues

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1594
Date
2001-Dec-08
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association recognize the multitude of health issues that are particular to men and encourage all the Canadian faculties of medicine to address these issues in the medical school curriculum.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2001-Dec-08
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association recognize the multitude of health issues that are particular to men and encourage all the Canadian faculties of medicine to address these issues in the medical school curriculum.
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Patient safety

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1597
Date
2001-Dec-08
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will monitor ongoing activities with regard to patient safety.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2001-Dec-08
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will monitor ongoing activities with regard to patient safety.
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Legislation of drinking water

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy429
Date
2001-Aug-15
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association recommend all levels of government across Canada urgently review legislation governing all aspects of drinking water from source to consumption to ensure that comprehensive programs are in place and being properly implemented, with effective linkages to local, provincial and territorial public health officials and Ministries of Health.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2001-Aug-15
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association recommend all levels of government across Canada urgently review legislation governing all aspects of drinking water from source to consumption to ensure that comprehensive programs are in place and being properly implemented, with effective linkages to local, provincial and territorial public health officials and Ministries of Health.
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Cell phones and driving

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy433
Date
2001-Aug-15
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association supports legislation prohibiting the use of phones when driving a motor vehicle
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2001-Aug-15
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association supports legislation prohibiting the use of phones when driving a motor vehicle
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Reducing the incidence of obesity in aboriginals

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy440
Date
2001-Aug-15
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association supports efforts by the federal government, in cooperation with the First Nations, Inuit and Metis to develop ways of reducing the incidence of obesity among Canada’s Aboriginal peoples.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2001-Aug-15
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association supports efforts by the federal government, in cooperation with the First Nations, Inuit and Metis to develop ways of reducing the incidence of obesity among Canada’s Aboriginal peoples.
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National Information Program on Antibiotics (NIPA)

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1586
Date
2001-May-28
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association continue to participate, on an ongoing basis, in the National Information Program on Antibiotics (NIPA) to promote public and professional awareness about antimicrobial resistance.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2001-May-28
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association continue to participate, on an ongoing basis, in the National Information Program on Antibiotics (NIPA) to promote public and professional awareness about antimicrobial resistance.
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