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University incentive programs for Aboriginal students

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy524
Date
1993-Oct-16
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association commend the ongoing efforts of those Canadian universities who provide support or incentive programs for aboriginal students to help increase the number of aboriginal physicians in Canada and recommend that other universities consider adopting programs of similar intent.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1993-Oct-16
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association commend the ongoing efforts of those Canadian universities who provide support or incentive programs for aboriginal students to help increase the number of aboriginal physicians in Canada and recommend that other universities consider adopting programs of similar intent.
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Reducing the Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy750
Date
1993-Oct-16
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that, to reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome in Canada, physicians be encouraged to advise parents to put infants on their backs to sleep.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1993-Oct-16
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that, to reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome in Canada, physicians be encouraged to advise parents to put infants on their backs to sleep.
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Smoking and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy751
Date
1993-Oct-16
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association urge the federal government to warn the public about the relationship between smoking and SIDS.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1993-Oct-16
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association urge the federal government to warn the public about the relationship between smoking and SIDS.
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National consensus on future financing of the Canadian health care system

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy624
Date
1993-Aug-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association take a strong leadership role in the development of a national consensus on future financing of the Canadian health care system.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1993-Aug-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association take a strong leadership role in the development of a national consensus on future financing of the Canadian health care system.
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Principles for consensus on health system financing

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy626
Date
1993-Aug-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association endorse the following primary principles as the basis for developing a new consensus on health system financing: a) Accessibility: Reasonable access to high quality, core health facilities and medical services independent of financial or other barriers, b) Choice: Wherever practicable, Canadian consumers and health care providers should have reasonable choice as to health care setting, mode of delivery (type and location of practice) and method of health care financing, c) Sustainability: The system organization and method of financing the system needs to ensure that core health insurance benefits are commensurate with collective or individual ability to pay through insurance or otherwise, d) Uniformity of core health insurance benefits: The requirement that all bona fide residents of Canada be entitled to reasonably comparable levels of core health insurance benefits, e) Universal coverage: The requirement that all bona fide residents of Canada be entitled to publicly financed core health insurance benefits according to uniform terms and conditions, where core benefits are defined in terms of the most recent evidence available on clinical efficacy and cost effectiveness.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1993-Aug-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association endorse the following primary principles as the basis for developing a new consensus on health system financing: a) Accessibility: Reasonable access to high quality, core health facilities and medical services independent of financial or other barriers, b) Choice: Wherever practicable, Canadian consumers and health care providers should have reasonable choice as to health care setting, mode of delivery (type and location of practice) and method of health care financing, c) Sustainability: The system organization and method of financing the system needs to ensure that core health insurance benefits are commensurate with collective or individual ability to pay through insurance or otherwise, d) Uniformity of core health insurance benefits: The requirement that all bona fide residents of Canada be entitled to reasonably comparable levels of core health insurance benefits, e) Universal coverage: The requirement that all bona fide residents of Canada be entitled to publicly financed core health insurance benefits according to uniform terms and conditions, where core benefits are defined in terms of the most recent evidence available on clinical efficacy and cost effectiveness.
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Graduated driver licensing programmes

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy741
Date
1993-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association endorse the concept of a graduated licensing program for new drivers of motor vehicles in Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1993-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association endorse the concept of a graduated licensing program for new drivers of motor vehicles in Canada.
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Physician practice profiles

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy636
Date
1993-May-08
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That physicians be entitled to review at any time data on their practice profile with appropriate statistical analysis.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1993-May-08
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That physicians be entitled to review at any time data on their practice profile with appropriate statistical analysis.
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Health economics information

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy637
Date
1993-May-08
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with its divisions, seek to establish close liaison with governments to share information in the area of health economics.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1993-May-08
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association, in collaboration with its divisions, seek to establish close liaison with governments to share information in the area of health economics.
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Patent medicines reporting system

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy638
Date
1993-May-08
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association endorse efforts by the Patent Medicines Prices Review Board (PMPRB) to implement a more detailed reporting system of research and development spending.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1993-May-08
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association endorse efforts by the Patent Medicines Prices Review Board (PMPRB) to implement a more detailed reporting system of research and development spending.
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Drug price controls

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy639
Date
1993-May-08
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association endorse efforts by the PMPRB to adopt more stringent price controls on drugs judged to be of "minimal or no therapeutic" benefit.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1993-May-08
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association endorse efforts by the PMPRB to adopt more stringent price controls on drugs judged to be of "minimal or no therapeutic" benefit.
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Prescription drug price and cost controls

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy718
Date
1993-Mar-01
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association continue to encourage governments to develop a national service or "agency" to enhance price and cost controls over both patented and non patented prescription drugs.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1993-Mar-01
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association continue to encourage governments to develop a national service or "agency" to enhance price and cost controls over both patented and non patented prescription drugs.
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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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Protective systems for passengers in motor vehicles

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy794
Date
1980-Sep-15
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association strongly support continued research by industry and government in the design of protective systems for passengers in motor vehicles.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1980-Sep-15
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association strongly support continued research by industry and government in the design of protective systems for passengers in motor vehicles.
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Automated medical information systems

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy701
Date
1976-Jun-25
Topics
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association encourages the development of field projects for automated medical information systems for practising physicians
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1976-Jun-25
Topics
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association encourages the development of field projects for automated medical information systems for practising physicians
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Treatment of alcohol dependence

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy789
Date
1976-Jun-25
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
Be it resolved that this association stress the value of active participation by the medical profession in all aspects of treatment of alcohol dependence and misuse.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1976-Jun-25
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
Be it resolved that this association stress the value of active participation by the medical profession in all aspects of treatment of alcohol dependence and misuse.
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Date
1976-Jun-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
Be it resolved that the Canadian Medical Association recognize alcoholism as an addictive disease.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1976-Jun-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
Be it resolved that the Canadian Medical Association recognize alcoholism as an addictive disease.
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Sexually transmitted diseases

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy791
Date
1976-Jun-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
Be it resolved that the Canadian Medical Association stress to physicians the need for contact follow-up in cases of sexually transmitted diseases.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1976-Jun-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
Be it resolved that the Canadian Medical Association stress to physicians the need for contact follow-up in cases of sexually transmitted diseases.
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