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Statement on radiation protection

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy799
Date
1982-Sep-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association endorse the "Statement on Radiation Protection" as its policy on exposure to low levels of ionizing radiation. Statement on Radiation Protection The Canadian Medical Association is aware of the potential health hazards associated with exposure to ionizing radiation and has examined the possibility that detrimental effects might result from the long term exposure of the general population to low-level radiation as a result of nuclear energy production. The Association is satisfied that, where internationally recommended criteria for radiological protection have been adopted and effectively implemented, there is at present no conclusive evidence of a measurable increase, in the long or short term, of adverse effects due specifically to radiation in populations thus exposed. The Association recognizes the need for ongoing support of research related to the health aspects of nuclear power generation, and to the management of radioactive wastes in general, the management of wastes from uranium mines in particular; and the need for the epidemiological surveillance of exposed populations. The Association also recognizes the need to develop and enforce appropriate standards and regulations where indicated.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1982-Sep-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association endorse the "Statement on Radiation Protection" as its policy on exposure to low levels of ionizing radiation. Statement on Radiation Protection The Canadian Medical Association is aware of the potential health hazards associated with exposure to ionizing radiation and has examined the possibility that detrimental effects might result from the long term exposure of the general population to low-level radiation as a result of nuclear energy production. The Association is satisfied that, where internationally recommended criteria for radiological protection have been adopted and effectively implemented, there is at present no conclusive evidence of a measurable increase, in the long or short term, of adverse effects due specifically to radiation in populations thus exposed. The Association recognizes the need for ongoing support of research related to the health aspects of nuclear power generation, and to the management of radioactive wastes in general, the management of wastes from uranium mines in particular; and the need for the epidemiological surveillance of exposed populations. The Association also recognizes the need to develop and enforce appropriate standards and regulations where indicated.
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Protecting the national blood supply from the West Nile Virus : CMA Submission to House of Commons Standing Committee on Health

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1964
Date
2003-Feb-19
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
  1 document  

Canada Pension Plan Disability Program : CMA Presentation to the Sub-Committee on the Status of Persons with Disabilities

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1965
Date
2003-Mar-18
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
  1 document  

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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Answering the Wake-up Call: CMA’s Public Health Action Plan : CMA submission to the National Advisory Committee on SARS and Public Health

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1960
Date
2003-Jun-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
  2 documents  

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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World Medical Association annual meeting

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1612
Date
2003-Oct-04
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will continue its support for and participation in the work of the World Medical Association.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2003-Oct-04
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will continue its support for and participation in the work of the World Medical Association.
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The Right Drugs, at the Right Times, for the Right Prices: Toward a Prescription Drug Policy for Canada : CMA Presentation to House of Commons Standing Committee on Health

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1955
Date
2003-Nov-06
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Population health/ health equity/ public health
  2 documents  

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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Embryonic stem cell research

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1619
Date
2003-Dec-06
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association remains neutral on the issue of embryonic stem cell research.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2003-Dec-06
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association remains neutral on the issue of embryonic stem cell research.
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