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Statement to the House of Commons Committee on Health addressing the opioid crisis in Canada

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy13936
Date
2016-Oct-18
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
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Education on the prescription of physical activity and exercise

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11892
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports national curriculum development within Canada's medical schools that ensures education on the prescription of physical activity and exercise
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports national curriculum development within Canada's medical schools that ensures education on the prescription of physical activity and exercise
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Gender-diversity policy

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11894
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will develop a gender-diversity policy to increase representation in all levels of medical leadership.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will develop a gender-diversity policy to increase representation in all levels of medical leadership.
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Palliative and end-of-life care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11895
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association acknowledges that palliative and end-of-life care has public health implications.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association acknowledges that palliative and end-of-life care has public health implications.
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Medical tourism

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11896
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for inclusion of the ethical and medicolegal aspects of medical tourism as part of the medical school curriculum.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for inclusion of the ethical and medicolegal aspects of medical tourism as part of the medical school curriculum.
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Support for family caregivers

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11898
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports enhanced continuing medical education training to help identify, assess, involve and support family caregivers.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports enhanced continuing medical education training to help identify, assess, involve and support family caregivers.
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Unique challenges of managing pain in older adults

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11900
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends research into and education for health care providers concerning the unique challenges of managing pain in older adults.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends research into and education for health care providers concerning the unique challenges of managing pain in older adults.
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Access to public long-term care homes

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11906
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will raise the federal government’s awareness of the inequitable access to public long-term care homes that is experienced by patients with financial, cultural and/or linguistic barriers.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will raise the federal government’s awareness of the inequitable access to public long-term care homes that is experienced by patients with financial, cultural and/or linguistic barriers.
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Patient navigator models

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11907
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of patient navigator models, particularly for vulnerable patient populations.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of patient navigator models, particularly for vulnerable patient populations.
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Integration of care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11908
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the integration of care between specialist/acute care physicians and family physicians as patients move between primary and secondary/acute care.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the integration of care between specialist/acute care physicians and family physicians as patients move between primary and secondary/acute care.
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Coalition for healthy school food

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11911
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will become a member of the "Coalition for Healthy School Food."
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will become a member of the "Coalition for Healthy School Food."
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Emergency health services

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11914
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports initiatives to enhance the capacity of primary care physicians to provide emergency health services during and after disasters.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports initiatives to enhance the capacity of primary care physicians to provide emergency health services during and after disasters.
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Safe use of greywater

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11915
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association encourages governments at all levels to implement policies that support the safe use of greywater.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association encourages governments at all levels to implement policies that support the safe use of greywater.
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Health-impact assessments for projects involving hydraulic fracturing

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11916
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports incorporating full-cost accounting, including greenhouse gas emissions and water-usage impacts, into health-impact assessments for projects involving hydraulic fracturing for unconventional oil and gas reserves.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports incorporating full-cost accounting, including greenhouse gas emissions and water-usage impacts, into health-impact assessments for projects involving hydraulic fracturing for unconventional oil and gas reserves.
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Transfer of acute care services to the community

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11921
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for the development of policy guidance and provision of adequate resources to enable the transfer of acute care services to the community.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for the development of policy guidance and provision of adequate resources to enable the transfer of acute care services to the community.
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An Act providing for the development of a framework on palliative care in Canada

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11928
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports Bill C-277, An Act providing for the development of a framework on palliative care in Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports Bill C-277, An Act providing for the development of a framework on palliative care in Canada.
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Elimination of non-medical exemptions from vaccination

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11929
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the elimination of non-medical exemptions from vaccination in provinces that have legislation mandating children be vaccinated in order to attend school.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the elimination of non-medical exemptions from vaccination in provinces that have legislation mandating children be vaccinated in order to attend school.
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The impact of climate change on health

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11930
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will produce educational materials to disseminate its policies and evidence on the impact of climate change on health.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will produce educational materials to disseminate its policies and evidence on the impact of climate change on health.
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Medical assistance in dying education

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11941
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the inclusion of education and the development of Canadian accreditation elements related to medical assistance in dying for all medical students and resident physicians.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the inclusion of education and the development of Canadian accreditation elements related to medical assistance in dying for all medical students and resident physicians.
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Eligibility criteria for blood donors

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11943
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges Canadian blood service providers and Health Canada to adjust eligibility criteria for blood donors so that these criteria are behaviour-based and do not consider sexual orientation.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2016-Aug-24
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges Canadian blood service providers and Health Canada to adjust eligibility criteria for blood donors so that these criteria are behaviour-based and do not consider sexual orientation.
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