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Aboriginal patients

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8558
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, working with its divisions and affiliates, in cooperation with Aboriginal associations, calls for medical schools to develop courses to educate physicians on: a) the history and culture of Aboriginal peoples in Canada, b) communication skills to enhance their care of Aboriginal patients, and c) their response to health issues of particular concern to Aboriginal patients and their communities.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, working with its divisions and affiliates, in cooperation with Aboriginal associations, calls for medical schools to develop courses to educate physicians on: a) the history and culture of Aboriginal peoples in Canada, b) communication skills to enhance their care of Aboriginal patients, and c) their response to health issues of particular concern to Aboriginal patients and their communities.
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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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Access to the comprehensive spectrum of medically necessary care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8508
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and its divisions and affiliates call on the Federal/Provincial/Territorial Conference of Health Ministers to ensure that all Canadians have timely access to the comprehensive spectrum of medically necessary care by developing, through an open and consultative process, a policy framework that includes: a) a national human resources plan; b) national wait time benchmarks; c) a patient wait time guarantee supported by a publicly funded safety valve; and d) a regulatory regime to best support the public-private interface.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and its divisions and affiliates call on the Federal/Provincial/Territorial Conference of Health Ministers to ensure that all Canadians have timely access to the comprehensive spectrum of medically necessary care by developing, through an open and consultative process, a policy framework that includes: a) a national human resources plan; b) national wait time benchmarks; c) a patient wait time guarantee supported by a publicly funded safety valve; and d) a regulatory regime to best support the public-private interface.
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Date
1974-Jun-26
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
Whereas the profession has in the past demonstrated an interest in accreditation of certain institutions involved in the delivery of medical services, and whereas the profession is currently demonstrating an interest in the matter of encouraging the establishment of minimum standards of professional practice in the office setting, and whereas the acknowledged purposes of such standards of accreditation are to facilitate peer review and continuing professional education, and whereas the profession has demonstrated its willingness to participate in such voluntary self assessment procedures, Be it resolved that the Canadian Medical Association accept the principle of practice accreditation and continue to search for acceptable methods of practice assessment and accreditation and encourage each of its divisions to establish or enjoin committees to examine the matter of office practice accreditation, with a view to establishing procedural guidelines and standards for their various regions.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1974-Jun-26
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
Whereas the profession has in the past demonstrated an interest in accreditation of certain institutions involved in the delivery of medical services, and whereas the profession is currently demonstrating an interest in the matter of encouraging the establishment of minimum standards of professional practice in the office setting, and whereas the acknowledged purposes of such standards of accreditation are to facilitate peer review and continuing professional education, and whereas the profession has demonstrated its willingness to participate in such voluntary self assessment procedures, Be it resolved that the Canadian Medical Association accept the principle of practice accreditation and continue to search for acceptable methods of practice assessment and accreditation and encourage each of its divisions to establish or enjoin committees to examine the matter of office practice accreditation, with a view to establishing procedural guidelines and standards for their various regions.
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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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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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Best practices for smartphone and smart-device clinical photo taking and sharing

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy13860
Date
2018-Mar-03
Topics
Health information and e-health
Ethics and medical professionalism
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Bill C-45: The Cannabis Act

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy13861
Date
2018-Apr-18
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
  1 document  

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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Date
1972-Jun-16
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association re-endorse the use of the breathalyzer where all the guidelines for such use are correctly followed.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1972-Jun-16
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association re-endorse the use of the breathalyzer where all the guidelines for such use are correctly followed.
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Canada's publicly funded health care system

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8515
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will develop specific recommendations that acknowledge the strengths of Canada's publicly funded health care system and that identify reforms within the publicly funded system to improve health care for all Canadians.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will develop specific recommendations that acknowledge the strengths of Canada's publicly funded health care system and that identify reforms within the publicly funded system to improve health care for all Canadians.
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Canadian Injury Control Strategy

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8545
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the immediate implementation of a Canadian Injury Control Strategy.
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 the immediate implementation of a Canadian Injury Control Strategy.
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The Canadian Medical Association's brief to the Standing Committee on Finance concerning the 2007 budget

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8566
Date
2006-Sep-27
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
  1 document  

Canadian residency matching process

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8549
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges that a transparent and timely consultation process, inclusive of all stakeholders including medical schools, students, residents, professional associations and government/organizations funding those positions, be followed prior to implementation of any changes to the Canadian residency matching process.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges that a transparent and timely consultation process, inclusive of all stakeholders including medical schools, students, residents, professional associations and government/organizations funding those positions, be followed prior to implementation of any changes to the Canadian residency matching process.
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Canadians' access to a full range of medically necessary health services

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8517
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the Canadian Institute for Health Information to report on the comparability of Canadians' access to a full range of medically necessary health services across the provinces and territories.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the Canadian Institute for Health Information to report on the comparability of Canadians' access to a full range of medically necessary health services across the provinces and territories.
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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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CMA Code of Ethics and Professionalism

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy13937
Date
2018-DEC-08
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
  1 document  
Policy Type
Policy document
Date
2018-DEC-08
Replaces
Code of ethics of the Canadian Medical Association (Update 2004)
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Documents
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CMA guidelines on judicial advocacy

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy14018
Policy Type
Policy document
Date
2018-Dec-08
Replaces
CMA Guidelines on Court Interventions
Documents
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CMA Policy Endorsement Guidelines

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy14021
Date
2018-Mar-03
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
  1 document  

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