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Trans Fat Task Force

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8683
Date
2006-Dec-03
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the recommendations of the Trans Fat Task Force and advocates for their prompt implementation by the Government of Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Dec-03
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the recommendations of the Trans Fat Task Force and advocates for their prompt implementation by the Government of Canada.
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Presentation to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8564
Date
2006-Sep-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
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Age to operate dirt bikes, all-terrain vehicles and snowmobiles

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11685
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on governments to prohibit anyone under age 16 from operating dirt bikes, all-terrain vehicles and snowmobiles.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on governments to prohibit anyone under age 16 from operating dirt bikes, all-terrain vehicles and snowmobiles.
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National Children's Health Strategy

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8501
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on all levels of government to work with parents, families, health professionals and educators to develop and commit to National Health Goals and Targets and a National Children's Health Strategy.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on all levels of government to work with parents, families, health professionals and educators to develop and commit to National Health Goals and Targets and a National Children's Health Strategy.
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The health status of Aboriginal children

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8503
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the Minister of Health to work with other federal departments, the CMA and others to address the failure of previous federal efforts to raise the health status of Aboriginal children to the national level by developing a differentiated children's health strategy, creating safe environments, developing equitable educational opportunities and creating effective programs to deal with obesity, diabetes, substance abuse and other issues.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the Minister of Health to work with other federal departments, the CMA and others to address the failure of previous federal efforts to raise the health status of Aboriginal children to the national level by developing a differentiated children's health strategy, creating safe environments, developing equitable educational opportunities and creating effective programs to deal with obesity, diabetes, substance abuse and other issues.
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Access to pediatric palliative care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8504
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls upon the federal government, in cooperation with provincial and territorial governments, to improve access to pediatric palliative care through enhanced funding, training and awareness campaigns.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls upon the federal government, in cooperation with provincial and territorial governments, to improve access to pediatric palliative care through enhanced funding, training and awareness campaigns.
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Data on maternal morbidity and mortality and infant births and deaths

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8505
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and its divisions and affiliates will call on governments to ensure that the data collected on maternal morbidity and mortality and infant births and deaths are comparable across Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and its divisions and affiliates will call on governments to ensure that the data collected on maternal morbidity and mortality and infant births and deaths are comparable across Canada.
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Healthy eating in primary and secondary schools

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8506
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges school boards to provide regular, formal education on nutrition, energy balance and healthy eating in all primary and secondary schools in Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges school boards to provide regular, formal education on nutrition, energy balance and healthy eating in all primary and secondary schools in Canada.
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Recommendations pertaining to children's mental health

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8507
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association endorses all of the recommendations pertaining to children's mental health in the Senate report, Out of the Shadows at Last - Transforming Mental Health, Mental Illness and Addiction Services in Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association endorses all of the recommendations pertaining to children's mental health in the Senate report, Out of the Shadows at Last - Transforming Mental Health, Mental Illness and Addiction Services in Canada.
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CMA's 10 Principles for the Future of Health Care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8509
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and its divisions and affiliates urge patients, health care providers and governments to use the CMA's 10 Principles for the Future of Health Care as a framework to assess any proposals that are intended to enhance timely access to medically necessary diagnosis and treatment.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and its divisions and affiliates urge patients, health care providers and governments to use the CMA's 10 Principles for the Future of Health Care as a framework to assess any proposals that are intended to enhance timely access to medically necessary diagnosis and treatment.
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Insurance fund of last resort

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8520
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges governments to create an insurance fund of last resort to provide financial relief to parents for the catastrophic cost of drugs and other health care services provided to children as part of an accepted treatment protocol for childhood illnesses and disorders when not covered by public insurance.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges governments to create an insurance fund of last resort to provide financial relief to parents for the catastrophic cost of drugs and other health care services provided to children as part of an accepted treatment protocol for childhood illnesses and disorders when not covered by public insurance.
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National child-care program

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8522
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the federal government to implement a national child-care program that ensures all children have equal access to quality child care and provide financial support to sustain day care facilities that deliver care within accepted models of early childhood learning and care.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the federal government to implement a national child-care program that ensures all children have equal access to quality child care and provide financial support to sustain day care facilities that deliver care within accepted models of early childhood learning and care.
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Health care services for children

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8523
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on governments to work closely with health stakeholders to provide seamless delivery of a comprehensive basket of mental and developmental health care services for children.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on governments to work closely with health stakeholders to provide seamless delivery of a comprehensive basket of mental and developmental health care services for children.
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Movies that portray tobacco use

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8524
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on governments to restrict access by children and youth to movies that portray tobacco use and tobacco product placement.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on governments to restrict access by children and youth to movies that portray tobacco use and tobacco product placement.
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Child poverty in Canada

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8525
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association requests that the federal government adopt a rigorous strategy to eradicate child poverty in Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association requests that the federal government adopt a rigorous strategy to eradicate child poverty in Canada.
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Obesity epidemic in young Canadians

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8526
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the federal government to implement a Canada-wide Child & Youth Growth Index to measure, monitor and evaluate the current obesity epidemic in young Canadians.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the federal government to implement a Canada-wide Child & Youth Growth Index to measure, monitor and evaluate the current obesity epidemic in young Canadians.
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Advertising of high-calorie and nutrient-poor food

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8527
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls upon the federal government to limit advertising of high-calorie and nutrient-poor food directed at Canadian children.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls upon the federal government to limit advertising of high-calorie and nutrient-poor food directed at Canadian children.
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Professionals who work with children and youth afflicted with developmental or mental health problems

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8529
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health human resources
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that the professionals who work with children and youth afflicted with developmental or mental health problems are subject to strict regulations concerning their qualifications and maintenance of competence.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health human resources
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that the professionals who work with children and youth afflicted with developmental or mental health problems are subject to strict regulations concerning their qualifications and maintenance of competence.
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Breast-feeding of infants in Canada

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8531
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that governments develop and implement a comprehensive plan to promote and support breast-feeding of infants in Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that governments develop and implement a comprehensive plan to promote and support breast-feeding of infants in Canada.
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Wait time monitoring

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8532
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association considers that wait time monitoring should be extended to all diagnoses treatments involving youth with developmental or mental health problems.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association considers that wait time monitoring should be extended to all diagnoses treatments involving youth with developmental or mental health problems.
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