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Canada Health Act

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy694
Date
1996-Dec-07
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association continue its discussions with the Federal Government to influence Provincial Governments to comply with the lawful provisions of Sections 11 and 12 of the Canada Health Act.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1996-Dec-07
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association continue its discussions with the Federal Government to influence Provincial Governments to comply with the lawful provisions of Sections 11 and 12 of the Canada Health Act.
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Guidelines for childhood immunization

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy773
Date
1996-Dec-07
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the document, Guidelines for Childhood Immunization Practices, be endorsed by the Canadian Medical Association. [http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/webarchives/20071212102200/http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/publicat/ccdr-rmtc/97pdf/acs-6.pdf]
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1996-Dec-07
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the document, Guidelines for Childhood Immunization Practices, be endorsed by the Canadian Medical Association. [http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/webarchives/20071212102200/http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/publicat/ccdr-rmtc/97pdf/acs-6.pdf]
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Monitoring health care access and quality indicators

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy760
Date
1996-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association insist that appropriate mechanisms for objective monitoring of access and quality indicators and benchmarks for national standards be developed by providers, governments and consumers to track identified areas of perceived deterioration in access to quality of health care.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1996-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association insist that appropriate mechanisms for objective monitoring of access and quality indicators and benchmarks for national standards be developed by providers, governments and consumers to track identified areas of perceived deterioration in access to quality of health care.
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Prescriber profiles

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy589
Date
1996-May-04
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association and the divisions continue to denounce the current inappropriate collection and use of prescriber profiles by private industry and insist that any further collection, sale and other use of prescriber profiles be conducted in an ethical and legal manner (including individual physician knowledge and consent).
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1996-May-04
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association and the divisions continue to denounce the current inappropriate collection and use of prescriber profiles by private industry and insist that any further collection, sale and other use of prescriber profiles be conducted in an ethical and legal manner (including individual physician knowledge and consent).
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Guiding principles for negotiations

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy691
Date
1996-May-04
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association, in consultation with its Divisions, develop a set of guiding principles for negotiations, applicable for use by all Divisions, thereby introducing a consistency and national authority in the approach to negotiations by the Divisions.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1996-May-04
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association, in consultation with its Divisions, develop a set of guiding principles for negotiations, applicable for use by all Divisions, thereby introducing a consistency and national authority in the approach to negotiations by the Divisions.
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Physician pension plan

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy692
Date
1996-May-04
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association investigate in principle the feasibility of developing a national physician-owned and operated voluntary pension plan.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1996-May-04
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association investigate in principle the feasibility of developing a national physician-owned and operated voluntary pension plan.
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Definition of women's health

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy771
Date
1996-May-04
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association endorse the following definition of women's health and use it to guide the association's work in this area: Women's health involves women's emotional, social, cultural, spiritual and physical well-being, and it is determined by the social, political and economic context of women's lives as well as by biology.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1996-May-04
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association endorse the following definition of women's health and use it to guide the association's work in this area: Women's health involves women's emotional, social, cultural, spiritual and physical well-being, and it is determined by the social, political and economic context of women's lives as well as by biology.
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Tax fairness for physicians

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1178
Date
1996-May-04
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association work closely with divisions to ensure that the new provincial tax structures ensure tax fairness for physicians.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1996-May-04
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association work closely with divisions to ensure that the new provincial tax structures ensure tax fairness for physicians.
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License fees for medical procedures and technology

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy689
Date
1996-Mar-04
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association in consultations with Industry Canada and Health Canada, consider the issue of industry enforcing payments (license fees) from physicians for use of medical procedures or technology.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1996-Mar-04
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association in consultations with Industry Canada and Health Canada, consider the issue of industry enforcing payments (license fees) from physicians for use of medical procedures or technology.
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National Coordinating Committee on Post-Graduate Medical Training (NCCPMT) principles on postgraduate medical training

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy532
Date
1994-Oct-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association endorse the principles on postgraduate medical training developed by the National Coordinating Committee on Post-Graduate Medical Training and encourage the Conference of Deputy Ministers to adopt these principles as guidelines for action. [Framework Principles: 1. Physicians are a national resource. 2. The physician to population ratio will be maintained or reduced. 3. The national ratio of general practitioners to specialists should be maintained. 4. The mix and content of training programs must reflect identified population health needs. 5. Further proliferation of sub-specialties should be constrained. 6. Portability of licensure between provinces should exist. 7. Reliance on the recruitment of graduates of foreign medical schools (GOFMS) into Canada should be reduced. 8. The recruitment of GOFMS into Canada for postgraduate training should be reduced, and those trainees who do enter on visas should receive training only in already recognized specialties and agree to return to their countries of origin. 9. The total number of all postgraduate training positions should approximate the number of medical school graduates times the length of post-graduate prelicensure training. 10. Training venues should closely resemble eventual practice settings. 11. Substandard training programs should be eliminated. 12. Regional coordination of sub-speciality training should be promoted. 13. Relocation of training positions across provinces should be considered. 14. As other health care providers have overlapping scopes of capability with physicians, medical training activities should coordinate with roles and training of other health care providers. 15. Trainees should be better informed of the effectiveness, efficiency and alternative allocations of existing or proposed resource commitments designed to improve health through medical care. 16. Better information about shifting human resource needs and context of practice will be provided to students, interns, residents and fellows.]
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1994-Oct-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association endorse the principles on postgraduate medical training developed by the National Coordinating Committee on Post-Graduate Medical Training and encourage the Conference of Deputy Ministers to adopt these principles as guidelines for action. [Framework Principles: 1. Physicians are a national resource. 2. The physician to population ratio will be maintained or reduced. 3. The national ratio of general practitioners to specialists should be maintained. 4. The mix and content of training programs must reflect identified population health needs. 5. Further proliferation of sub-specialties should be constrained. 6. Portability of licensure between provinces should exist. 7. Reliance on the recruitment of graduates of foreign medical schools (GOFMS) into Canada should be reduced. 8. The recruitment of GOFMS into Canada for postgraduate training should be reduced, and those trainees who do enter on visas should receive training only in already recognized specialties and agree to return to their countries of origin. 9. The total number of all postgraduate training positions should approximate the number of medical school graduates times the length of post-graduate prelicensure training. 10. Training venues should closely resemble eventual practice settings. 11. Substandard training programs should be eliminated. 12. Regional coordination of sub-speciality training should be promoted. 13. Relocation of training positions across provinces should be considered. 14. As other health care providers have overlapping scopes of capability with physicians, medical training activities should coordinate with roles and training of other health care providers. 15. Trainees should be better informed of the effectiveness, efficiency and alternative allocations of existing or proposed resource commitments designed to improve health through medical care. 16. Better information about shifting human resource needs and context of practice will be provided to students, interns, residents and fellows.]
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Restrictions on the freedom to practise medicine in Canada

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy533
Date
1994-Oct-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association oppose the principle of the restriction of freedom to practise medicine in Canada based on location of training in Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1994-Oct-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association oppose the principle of the restriction of freedom to practise medicine in Canada based on location of training in Canada.
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Female genital mutilation

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy768
Date
1994-Oct-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association consider female genital mutilation to be a form of violence against girls and women and a violation of their basic human rights to bodily integrity, and furthermore that it condemn the practice of female genital mutilation.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1994-Oct-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association consider female genital mutilation to be a form of violence against girls and women and a violation of their basic human rights to bodily integrity, and furthermore that it condemn the practice of female genital mutilation.
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Goods and Services Tax (GST) replacement tax

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy641
Date
1994-May-07
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association continue to press for fair and equitable treatment of physicians under any GST replacement tax and that the Canadian Medical Association not publicly endorse any specific form of the tax.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1994-May-07
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association continue to press for fair and equitable treatment of physicians under any GST replacement tax and that the Canadian Medical Association not publicly endorse any specific form of the tax.
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Portability provisions of theCanada Health Act

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy643
Date
1994-May-07
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That as part of its commitment to work on behalf of the medical profession and Canadians, the Canadian Medical Association requests that Health Canada enforce the out of country and out of province portability provisions of the Canada Health Act.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1994-May-07
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That as part of its commitment to work on behalf of the medical profession and Canadians, the Canadian Medical Association requests that Health Canada enforce the out of country and out of province portability provisions of the Canada Health Act.
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Educating members on physician resources, health care administration and planning, regionalization, and costs

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy644
Date
1994-May-07
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association working through its divisions, affiliated societies and members, be committed to assist members in becoming more knowledgeable in matters of physician resources planning, health administration, health care planning, regionalization strategies and health cost.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1994-May-07
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association working through its divisions, affiliated societies and members, be committed to assist members in becoming more knowledgeable in matters of physician resources planning, health administration, health care planning, regionalization strategies and health cost.
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Literacy and health

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy753
Date
1994-May-07
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association encourages the development and dissemination of simple and clear health and medical information for physicians to distribute to their patients.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1994-May-07
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association encourages the development and dissemination of simple and clear health and medical information for physicians to distribute to their patients.
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Disease prevention and health promotion public policy

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy754
Date
1994-May-07
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That all levels of government be encouraged to develop, in consultation with health care providers and the public, a comprehensive and coordinated public policy for disease prevention and health promotion.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1994-May-07
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That all levels of government be encouraged to develop, in consultation with health care providers and the public, a comprehensive and coordinated public policy for disease prevention and health promotion.
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Folic acid intake for women of child bearing age

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy755
Date
1994-May-07
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That a folic acid intake of 0.4 mg, per day be recommended for all women of child bearing age.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1994-May-07
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That a folic acid intake of 0.4 mg, per day be recommended for all women of child bearing age.
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CMA/Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) Statement on the Health and Well Being of Families

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy752
Date
1994-Mar-07
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association Board of Directors approve the draft joint CMA/CASW Statement on the Health and Well Being of Families.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1994-Mar-07
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association Board of Directors approve the draft joint CMA/CASW Statement on the Health and Well Being of Families.
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