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Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
GC09-92
The Canadian Medical Association recognizes addiction as a chronic, treatable disease and urges that it be included in national and provincial/territorial efforts to improve chronic disease management.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
GC09-92
The Canadian Medical Association recognizes addiction as a chronic, treatable disease and urges that it be included in national and provincial/territorial efforts to improve chronic disease management.
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Adverse events

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9574
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
GC09-88
The Canadian Medical Association, while recognizing the importance of disclosing adverse events to affected patients in a timely manner, recommends that regional health authorities, institutions and professional associations develop policies to ensure the confidentiality of medical quality assurance deliberation, unless public notification is required to mitigate any possibility of ongoing harm.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
GC09-88
The Canadian Medical Association, while recognizing the importance of disclosing adverse events to affected patients in a timely manner, recommends that regional health authorities, institutions and professional associations develop policies to ensure the confidentiality of medical quality assurance deliberation, unless public notification is required to mitigate any possibility of ongoing harm.
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Best practices to assist patients aged 16 to 24 transitioning from pediatric to adult health services

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11628
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
GC15-57
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of best practices to assist patients aged 16 to 24 transitioning from pediatric to adult health services.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
GC15-57
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of best practices to assist patients aged 16 to 24 transitioning from pediatric to adult health services.
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Complementary and alternative medicine (update 2015)

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11529
Date
2015-May-30
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
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Cradle-to-grave health records for patients living in Canada

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11653
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health information and e-health
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
GC15-73
The Canadian Medical Association supports the organization, centralization and management of cradle-to-grave health records for patients living in Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health information and e-health
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
GC15-73
The Canadian Medical Association supports the organization, centralization and management of cradle-to-grave health records for patients living in Canada.
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Declaration of immunization status

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11660
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
GC15-81
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that governments authorize elementary and secondary schools to require a declaration of immunization status, to be followed by a conversation between public health officials and parents where children are shown to be inadequately immunized.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
GC15-81
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that governments authorize elementary and secondary schools to require a declaration of immunization status, to be followed by a conversation between public health officials and parents where children are shown to be inadequately immunized.
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Effects of online gambling

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11668
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
GC15-89
The Canadian Medical Association will consult with Health Canada to discuss the effects of online gambling.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
GC15-89
The Canadian Medical Association will consult with Health Canada to discuss the effects of online gambling.
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Electronic health records

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9543
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health information and e-health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
GC09-47
The Canadian Medical Association will work with provincial/territorial medical associations to demand that governments recognize that the flow of information from the patient record to the electronic health records is the professional responsibility of physicians.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health information and e-health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
GC09-47
The Canadian Medical Association will work with provincial/territorial medical associations to demand that governments recognize that the flow of information from the patient record to the electronic health records is the professional responsibility of physicians.
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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (Update 2009)

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9489
Date
2009-May-31
Topics
Health care and patient safety
  1 document  
Policy Type
Policy document
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2009-May-31
Replaces
Fetal alcohol syndrome (Update 2000)
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Documents
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Front-line care providers in epidemics

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9571
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
GC09-85
The Canadian Medical Association, provincial/territorial medical associations, affiliates and associates urge governments to ensure that front-line care providers in practice and training are provided with adequate information, resources (including ventilators, masks, gloves, medications and vaccines) and personal and family disability and life insurance if performing clinical duties in the context of an epidemic or other public health emergency.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
GC09-85
The Canadian Medical Association, provincial/territorial medical associations, affiliates and associates urge governments to ensure that front-line care providers in practice and training are provided with adequate information, resources (including ventilators, masks, gloves, medications and vaccines) and personal and family disability and life insurance if performing clinical duties in the context of an epidemic or other public health emergency.
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Health benefits of a strong, predictable price on carbon emissions

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11654
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
GC15-74
The Canadian Medical Association will promote the health benefits of a strong, predictable price on carbon emissions.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
GC15-74
The Canadian Medical Association will promote the health benefits of a strong, predictable price on carbon emissions.
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Household antibacterial products

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9565
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
GC09-90
The Canadian Medical Association calls upon the federal government to ban the sale of household antibacterial products due to the risk of bacterial resistance and to recognize that soap and alcohol-based solutions are as effective in preventing household infection.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2020-Feb-29
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
GC09-90
The Canadian Medical Association calls upon the federal government to ban the sale of household antibacterial products due to the risk of bacterial resistance and to recognize that soap and alcohol-based solutions are as effective in preventing household infection.
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Information related to travel insurance

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11671
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
GC15-92
The Canadian Medical Association will work with the insurance industry to develop guidelines for physicians who provide patients with information related to travel insurance.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
GC15-92
The Canadian Medical Association will work with the insurance industry to develop guidelines for physicians who provide patients with information related to travel insurance.
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Involving patients in the health care system transformation process

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9549
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
GC09-57
The Canadian Medical Association believes that it is essential to involve patients in the health care system transformation process and will adjust its communication strategies accordingly.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
GC09-57
The Canadian Medical Association believes that it is essential to involve patients in the health care system transformation process and will adjust its communication strategies accordingly.
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National plan to address vaccine hesitancy

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11670
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
GC15-91
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of a national plan to address vaccine hesitancy.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
GC15-91
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of a national plan to address vaccine hesitancy.
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National skin cancer awareness and prevention campaign

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11613
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
GC15-52
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of a national skin cancer awareness and prevention campaign.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
GC15-52
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of a national skin cancer awareness and prevention campaign.
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Ottawa principles on marketing to children

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11731
Date
2015-May-30
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
BD15-06-224
The Canadian Medical Association endorses the Ottawa Principles on Marketing to Children as outlined in Appendix A to BD 15-153.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-May-30
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
BD15-06-224
The Canadian Medical Association endorses the Ottawa Principles on Marketing to Children as outlined in Appendix A to BD 15-153.
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Patient bill of health information rights

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9498
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health information and e-health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
GC09-17
The Canadian Medical Association and provincial/territorial medical associations call on governments to engage patients and the public in the development of a patient bill of health information rights that sets out a vision for the governance of patient health information.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health information and e-health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
GC09-17
The Canadian Medical Association and provincial/territorial medical associations call on governments to engage patients and the public in the development of a patient bill of health information rights that sets out a vision for the governance of patient health information.
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Pets on airplanes

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9532
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
GC09-97
The Canadian Medical Association supports the Canadian Lung Association's call for the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health to study the health impacts of federally regulated airline policies that allow pets to travel in the cabin of airplanes.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
GC09-97
The Canadian Medical Association supports the Canadian Lung Association's call for the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health to study the health impacts of federally regulated airline policies that allow pets to travel in the cabin of airplanes.
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Preventing torture around the world

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11658
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
GC15-79
The Canadian Medical Association urges the federal government to prevent torture around the world by allowing third party investigators, including medical professionals, to examine and review detention centres.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
GC15-79
The Canadian Medical Association urges the federal government to prevent torture around the world by allowing third party investigators, including medical professionals, to examine and review detention centres.
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