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National skin cancer awareness and prevention campaign

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11613
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of a national skin cancer awareness and prevention campaign.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of a national skin cancer awareness and prevention campaign.
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Best practices to assist patients aged 16 to 24 transitioning from pediatric to adult health services

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11628
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of best practices to assist patients aged 16 to 24 transitioning from pediatric to adult health services.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of best practices to assist patients aged 16 to 24 transitioning from pediatric to adult health services.
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Cradle-to-grave health records for patients living in Canada

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11653
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health information and e-health
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the organization, centralization and management of cradle-to-grave health records for patients living in Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health information and e-health
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the organization, centralization and management of cradle-to-grave health records for patients living in Canada.
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Health benefits of a strong, predictable price on carbon emissions

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11654
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will promote the health benefits of a strong, predictable price on carbon emissions.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will promote the health benefits of a strong, predictable price on carbon emissions.
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Preventing torture around the world

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11658
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the federal government to prevent torture around the world by allowing third party investigators, including medical professionals, to examine and review detention centres.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the federal government to prevent torture around the world by allowing third party investigators, including medical professionals, to examine and review detention centres.
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Structured screening program for cervical cancer

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11659
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends the development of a structured screening program for cervical cancer that includes detection of high-risk human papillomavirus in vulnerable groups.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends the development of a structured screening program for cervical cancer that includes detection of high-risk human papillomavirus in vulnerable groups.
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Declaration of immunization status

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11660
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that governments authorize elementary and secondary schools to require a declaration of immunization status, to be followed by a conversation between public health officials and parents where children are shown to be inadequately immunized.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that governments authorize elementary and secondary schools to require a declaration of immunization status, to be followed by a conversation between public health officials and parents where children are shown to be inadequately immunized.
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Effects of online gambling

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11668
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will consult with Health Canada to discuss the effects of online gambling.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will consult with Health Canada to discuss the effects of online gambling.
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National plan to address vaccine hesitancy

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11670
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of a national plan to address vaccine hesitancy.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of a national plan to address vaccine hesitancy.
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Information related to travel insurance

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11671
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with the insurance industry to develop guidelines for physicians who provide patients with information related to travel insurance.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with the insurance industry to develop guidelines for physicians who provide patients with information related to travel insurance.
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Complementary and alternative medicine (update 2015)

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11529
Date
2015-May-30
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
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Ottawa principles on marketing to children

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11731
Date
2015-May-30
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association endorses the Ottawa Principles on Marketing to Children as outlined in Appendix A to BD 15-153.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-May-30
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association endorses the Ottawa Principles on Marketing to Children as outlined in Appendix A to BD 15-153.
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Car Seat Restraints for Children – Update 2007

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9066
Date
2007-Dec-01
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that children with a weight between 18 and 36 kg (40-80 lbs) and a height of less than 145 cm (4 feet 9 inches) (at approximately eight years old), be required to be fastened in a properly secured booster seat in the back seat when passengers in motor vehicles.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2007-Dec-01
Replaces
Car Seat Restraints for Children (2001)
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that children with a weight between 18 and 36 kg (40-80 lbs) and a height of less than 145 cm (4 feet 9 inches) (at approximately eight years old), be required to be fastened in a properly secured booster seat in the back seat when passengers in motor vehicles.
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Continuum of care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8844
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association believes that the issue of the continuum of care must go beyond the question of financing and tackle questions related to the organisation of medicine and to the shared and joint responsibilities of individuals, communities and governments in matters of health care and promotion, prevention and rehabilitation.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association believes that the issue of the continuum of care must go beyond the question of financing and tackle questions related to the organisation of medicine and to the shared and joint responsibilities of individuals, communities and governments in matters of health care and promotion, prevention and rehabilitation.
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Informal caregivers

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8846
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and its provincial/territorial medical associations and affiliates recommend that governments undertake pilot studies to support informal caregivers and long-term care patients, including those that: a. explore tax credits and/or direct compensation to compensate informal caregivers for their work; b. expand relief programs for informal caregivers that provide guaranteed access to respite services in emergency situations; c. expand income and asset testing for residents requiring assisted living and long-term care; and d. promote information on advanced directives and representation agreements for patients.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and its provincial/territorial medical associations and affiliates recommend that governments undertake pilot studies to support informal caregivers and long-term care patients, including those that: a. explore tax credits and/or direct compensation to compensate informal caregivers for their work; b. expand relief programs for informal caregivers that provide guaranteed access to respite services in emergency situations; c. expand income and asset testing for residents requiring assisted living and long-term care; and d. promote information on advanced directives and representation agreements for patients.
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Long-term health care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8853
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the federal government to review variability in models of delivery of community and institutionally based long-term care across the provinces and territories as well as the standards against which they are regulated and accredited.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the federal government to review variability in models of delivery of community and institutionally based long-term care across the provinces and territories as well as the standards against which they are regulated and accredited.
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Independent prescribing authority

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8862
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that pharmacists not be given independent prescribing authority.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that pharmacists not be given independent prescribing authority.
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The right to prescribe medications

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8864
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and its provincial/territorial medical associations and affiliates recommend that the right to prescribe medications independently for medical conditions must be reserved for qualified practitioners who are adequately trained to take a medical history, perform a physical examination, order and interpret appropriate investigations, and arrive at a working diagnosis.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and its provincial/territorial medical associations and affiliates recommend that the right to prescribe medications independently for medical conditions must be reserved for qualified practitioners who are adequately trained to take a medical history, perform a physical examination, order and interpret appropriate investigations, and arrive at a working diagnosis.
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Access to safe and nutritious food for children in northern communities

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8877
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the federal government to promote access to safe and nutritious food for children in northern communities affected by disruptions in traditional food-acquisition methods and a shift to a more processed low-nutrient diet.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the federal government to promote access to safe and nutritious food for children in northern communities affected by disruptions in traditional food-acquisition methods and a shift to a more processed low-nutrient diet.
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Integrated water stewardship

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8885
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on all levels of government to adopt an integrated water stewardship approach to ensure that all Canadians have access to adequate supplies of clean, safe and reliable drinking water.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on all levels of government to adopt an integrated water stewardship approach to ensure that all Canadians have access to adequate supplies of clean, safe and reliable drinking water.
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