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Physician manpower

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy702
Date
1977-Jun-22
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
Whereas the subject of physician manpower is one of major concern and importance to the profession and the governments in Canada, and Whereas it is essential that the profession have major input to the policies developed in this regard Therefore be it resolved that the Board of Directors ensure that the appropriate body in the Canadian Medical Association continues to examine this subject of physician manpower, develops expertise in it, and provides advice to the board of directors in relation to it, on an ongoing basis.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1977-Jun-22
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
Whereas the subject of physician manpower is one of major concern and importance to the profession and the governments in Canada, and Whereas it is essential that the profession have major input to the policies developed in this regard Therefore be it resolved that the Board of Directors ensure that the appropriate body in the Canadian Medical Association continues to examine this subject of physician manpower, develops expertise in it, and provides advice to the board of directors in relation to it, on an ongoing basis.
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Date
1977-Jun-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association encourage programs to promote fluoridation of communal water supplies.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1977-Jun-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association encourage programs to promote fluoridation of communal water supplies.
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Cardiac pulmonary resuscitation

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy555
Date
1982-Sep-21
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
That General Council recommend to all physicians that they be competent in basic cardiac pulmonary resuscitation except in instances where age or physical disability prevent this capability.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1982-Sep-21
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
That General Council recommend to all physicians that they be competent in basic cardiac pulmonary resuscitation except in instances where age or physical disability prevent this capability.
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Physician directors in clinics and hospitals

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy705
Date
1982-Sep-21
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That a department of laboratory medicine, nuclear medicine, physical medicine and rehabilitation or diagnostic radiology in a hospital or clinic must be under the direction of a physician who is responsible for the department professionally to the organized medical staff and administratively to the governing body via the executive officer. The director must be a specialist appropriately certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or equivalent body. If the size of the hospital or clinic does not permit of the appointment of a full time specialist, preferably and whenever possible, the director should be appointed from the medical staff and a specialist be appointed as a consultant.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1982-Sep-21
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That a department of laboratory medicine, nuclear medicine, physical medicine and rehabilitation or diagnostic radiology in a hospital or clinic must be under the direction of a physician who is responsible for the department professionally to the organized medical staff and administratively to the governing body via the executive officer. The director must be a specialist appropriately certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or equivalent body. If the size of the hospital or clinic does not permit of the appointment of a full time specialist, preferably and whenever possible, the director should be appointed from the medical staff and a specialist be appointed as a consultant.
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Health system input/outcome methodologies

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy707
Date
1982-Sep-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association develop methodologies to study the relationship between inputs (dollars spent) and the measured outcome of the system (qualitative and quantitative improvements in a population's health status) and work with other agencies to aid the development of this methodology.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1982-Sep-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association develop methodologies to study the relationship between inputs (dollars spent) and the measured outcome of the system (qualitative and quantitative improvements in a population's health status) and work with other agencies to aid the development of this methodology.
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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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Breast-feeding mothers

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1748
Date
1983-Oct-01
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
Be it resolved that the Canadian Medical Association recommend that breast-feeding mothers consult their physician two weeks post partum especially if they are breast-feeding for the first time; and be it further resolved that the CMA support: a) the provision of a physical environment in maternity units favourable to the initiation and continuation of successful breast-feeding; and b) the adoption of measures to facilitate the continuation of breast-feeding for women working outside the home.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
1983-Oct-01
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
Be it resolved that the Canadian Medical Association recommend that breast-feeding mothers consult their physician two weeks post partum especially if they are breast-feeding for the first time; and be it further resolved that the CMA support: a) the provision of a physical environment in maternity units favourable to the initiation and continuation of successful breast-feeding; and b) the adoption of measures to facilitate the continuation of breast-feeding for women working outside the home.
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Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1548
Date
1999-Mar-01
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association continue to explore the possibility of increased involvement with the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
1999-Mar-01
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association continue to explore the possibility of increased involvement with the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame.
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Student and resident support programs

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1626
Date
1999-Mar-01
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association Board strongly recommend that MD develop with the advice of CAIR and CFMS student and resident support programs.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
1999-Mar-01
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association Board strongly recommend that MD develop with the advice of CAIR and CFMS student and resident support programs.
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Proposed Amendments to the Criminal Code of Canada (Impaired Driving) : Response to Issue Paper of the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1983
Date
1999-Mar-05
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
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Response to Health Canada’s Discussion Papers on “Proposed New Labelling Requirements for Tobacco Products” and “Options for Tobacco Promotion Regulations”

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1982
Date
1999-Mar-12
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
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Listening to our Patient's Concerns : Comments on Bill C 54 (Personal Information Protection and Electronic Document Act) : Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Industry

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1980
Date
1999-Mar-18
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health information and e-health
Ethics and medical professionalism
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Loans for medical students

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1629
Date
1999-May-08
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association in concert with the divisions work to obtain higher limits set out in the Canadian Student Loans Act and other provincial student loan programs.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
1999-May-08
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association in concert with the divisions work to obtain higher limits set out in the Canadian Student Loans Act and other provincial student loan programs.
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Health consequences of public policies

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy373
Date
1999-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association continue to work in collaboration with other health professions and governments to explore means to ensure that public policies are developed with due attention paid to the potential health consequences of those policies.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
1999-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association continue to work in collaboration with other health professions and governments to explore means to ensure that public policies are developed with due attention paid to the potential health consequences of those policies.
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Promotion of healthy childhood

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy374
Date
1999-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association promote both medical and social interventions to ensure an optimal start to life and a physically, mentally and socially healthy childhood.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
1999-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association promote both medical and social interventions to ensure an optimal start to life and a physically, mentally and socially healthy childhood.
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Access by the elderly to medical and supportive health care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy377
Date
1999-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association adopt as policy the following principle: Access in old age. Older citizens in all parts of Canada should have timely access to medical and supportive health care services that are clinically appropriate. This includes: a) rapid access to primary medical care, b) access to a full range of medical, surgical, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative services, and c) access to specialized programs designed to address the physical and mental problems of old age. Access to clinically appropriate services should not be denied on the basis of age or disability.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
1999-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association adopt as policy the following principle: Access in old age. Older citizens in all parts of Canada should have timely access to medical and supportive health care services that are clinically appropriate. This includes: a) rapid access to primary medical care, b) access to a full range of medical, surgical, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative services, and c) access to specialized programs designed to address the physical and mental problems of old age. Access to clinically appropriate services should not be denied on the basis of age or disability.
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Safety of genetically modified organisms

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy378
Date
1999-Aug-25
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association ask Health Canada to ensure it obtains sound evidence of the safety of genetically modified organisms before they are authorized by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
1999-Aug-25
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association ask Health Canada to ensure it obtains sound evidence of the safety of genetically modified organisms before they are authorized by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.
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Information program for Canadians on genetically modified organisms

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy379
Date
1999-Aug-25
Topics
Health information and e-health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association urge the federal government to create an information program for Canadians on genetically modified organisms.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
1999-Aug-25
Topics
Health information and e-health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association urge the federal government to create an information program for Canadians on genetically modified organisms.
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Regulations for genetically modified organisms

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy380
Date
1999-Aug-25
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association urge the federal government to act quickly to adopt regulations controlling the development, testing and commercialization of genetically modified organisms.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
1999-Aug-25
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association urge the federal government to act quickly to adopt regulations controlling the development, testing and commercialization of genetically modified organisms.
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Access to end-of-life and palliative care services

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy383
Date
1999-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association urge the federal, provincial and territorial ministers of health to ensure equitable access for all residents of Canada to comprehensive, quality end-of-life and palliative care services regardless of age, care setting, diagnosis, ethnicity, language and financial status.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
1999-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association urge the federal, provincial and territorial ministers of health to ensure equitable access for all residents of Canada to comprehensive, quality end-of-life and palliative care services regardless of age, care setting, diagnosis, ethnicity, language and financial status.
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