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Ambulance services

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy786
Date
1975-Jun-25
Topics
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, recognizing the vital role of ambulance services in providing mobile life support for the acutely ill and injured, recommends that i) ambulance services be considered, where practicable, a direct extension of a hospital emergency department and integrated with the emergency services, ii) ambulance services incorporate standards of personnel education, vehicular design and life support equipment commensurate with those of the overall emergency care system.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1975-Jun-25
Topics
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, recognizing the vital role of ambulance services in providing mobile life support for the acutely ill and injured, recommends that i) ambulance services be considered, where practicable, a direct extension of a hospital emergency department and integrated with the emergency services, ii) ambulance services incorporate standards of personnel education, vehicular design and life support equipment commensurate with those of the overall emergency care system.
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Assisted reproduction (Update 2001)

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy197
Date
2001-May-28
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
  1 document  

Boxing (Update 2001)

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy192
Date
2001-May-28
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
  1 document  
Policy Type
Policy document
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2001-May-28
Replaces
Boxing (1986)
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Documents
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Breast-feeding mothers

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1748
Date
1983-Oct-01
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
Be it resolved that the Canadian Medical Association recommend that breast-feeding mothers consult their physician two weeks post partum especially if they are breast-feeding for the first time; and be it further resolved that the CMA support: a) the provision of a physical environment in maternity units favourable to the initiation and continuation of successful breast-feeding; and b) the adoption of measures to facilitate the continuation of breast-feeding for women working outside the home.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
1983-Oct-01
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
Be it resolved that the Canadian Medical Association recommend that breast-feeding mothers consult their physician two weeks post partum especially if they are breast-feeding for the first time; and be it further resolved that the CMA support: a) the provision of a physical environment in maternity units favourable to the initiation and continuation of successful breast-feeding; and b) the adoption of measures to facilitate the continuation of breast-feeding for women working outside the home.
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Cell phones and driving

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy433
Date
2001-Aug-15
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association supports legislation prohibiting the use of phones when driving a motor vehicle
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2001-Aug-15
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association supports legislation prohibiting the use of phones when driving a motor vehicle
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Concerns regarding Marijuana Medical Access Regulations: CMA open letter to Health Minister

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1971
Date
2001-Nov-08
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
  1 document  

Draft legislation of assisted human reproduction : CMA brief to Standing Committee on Health

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1969
Date
2001-Oct-23
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Population health/ health equity/ public health
  2 documents  

Drug testing in the workplace (Update 2001)

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy194
Date
2001-May-28
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
  1 document  
Date
1975-Jun-25
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That this Canadian Medical Association statement on eye care be approved. 1. The medical profession in general and ophthalmologists in particular have a responsibility to provide leadership in developing plans for effective, efficient and realistic eye care in Canadians. 2. The principle that the provision of eye care includes both medical and non-medical personnel is recognized and accepted. Any such personnel should be organized and administered to ensure adherence to all of the following specific principles: a) provision of quality eye care includes both medical (including surgical) and non-medical acts, b) only duly qualified and legally licensed physicians must be allowed to provide the medical aspects of eye care, c) duly qualified and legally licensed physicians must also be free to provide complete eye care, d) the duly qualified and legally licensed physician must be free to delegate appropriate eye care acts at his discretion to persons acting under his control and his responsibility, e) non-medical personnel should be free to perform independently only non-medical eye care acts: and they should perform independently only those acts that they are legally authorized to perform independently, and f) guidelines for referral between non- medical and medical personnel are essential. 3. Within the broad limits set by the above, many patterns are possible. However, in order to be effective, efficient and realistic, any eye care plan or plans that are developed should meet the following criteria: a) every citizen should have reasonable access to the eye care system through duly qualified and legally licensed medical or non-medical personnel of his choice in his own population-area, b) every citizen should have reasonable access to treatment of ocular disease by duly qualified and legally licensed medical personnel either by direct personal appointment, or by referral from other primary eye care personnel, c) treatment for especially complicated cases should be available to every citizen upon referral from medical personnel to specialized medical personnel in one or more adequately equipped centres in each province or region, d) programs designed for the promotion of eye health should be provided in every population-area. These should include prevention and early detection of eye disease and injury, and may be provided through programs and services that serve general needs or special needs such as: i) pre-school needs ii) school needs iii) industrial and occupational and recreational needs iv) specific survey (e.g., glaucoma) needs v) special purpose (e.g., driving and sports) needs vi) geriatric needs vii) ocular rehabilitation needs e) training institutions must be equipped and staffed to prepare graduates appropriately for their assigned roles in eye care term, f) optical appliances should be available in every population area, and other ocular prostheses should be within reasonable access- all at reasonable cost, g) methods of financing should provide for the maximum quality eye care for every one at the lowest possible cost to the government and to the private citizen, h) eye research programs should be appropriately staffed and funded, and i) the organizational structure of eye care services should establish and maintain lines of control and responsibility that are consistent with the principles and criteria enunciated above.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1975-Jun-25
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That this Canadian Medical Association statement on eye care be approved. 1. The medical profession in general and ophthalmologists in particular have a responsibility to provide leadership in developing plans for effective, efficient and realistic eye care in Canadians. 2. The principle that the provision of eye care includes both medical and non-medical personnel is recognized and accepted. Any such personnel should be organized and administered to ensure adherence to all of the following specific principles: a) provision of quality eye care includes both medical (including surgical) and non-medical acts, b) only duly qualified and legally licensed physicians must be allowed to provide the medical aspects of eye care, c) duly qualified and legally licensed physicians must also be free to provide complete eye care, d) the duly qualified and legally licensed physician must be free to delegate appropriate eye care acts at his discretion to persons acting under his control and his responsibility, e) non-medical personnel should be free to perform independently only non-medical eye care acts: and they should perform independently only those acts that they are legally authorized to perform independently, and f) guidelines for referral between non- medical and medical personnel are essential. 3. Within the broad limits set by the above, many patterns are possible. However, in order to be effective, efficient and realistic, any eye care plan or plans that are developed should meet the following criteria: a) every citizen should have reasonable access to the eye care system through duly qualified and legally licensed medical or non-medical personnel of his choice in his own population-area, b) every citizen should have reasonable access to treatment of ocular disease by duly qualified and legally licensed medical personnel either by direct personal appointment, or by referral from other primary eye care personnel, c) treatment for especially complicated cases should be available to every citizen upon referral from medical personnel to specialized medical personnel in one or more adequately equipped centres in each province or region, d) programs designed for the promotion of eye health should be provided in every population-area. These should include prevention and early detection of eye disease and injury, and may be provided through programs and services that serve general needs or special needs such as: i) pre-school needs ii) school needs iii) industrial and occupational and recreational needs iv) specific survey (e.g., glaucoma) needs v) special purpose (e.g., driving and sports) needs vi) geriatric needs vii) ocular rehabilitation needs e) training institutions must be equipped and staffed to prepare graduates appropriately for their assigned roles in eye care term, f) optical appliances should be available in every population area, and other ocular prostheses should be within reasonable access- all at reasonable cost, g) methods of financing should provide for the maximum quality eye care for every one at the lowest possible cost to the government and to the private citizen, h) eye research programs should be appropriately staffed and funded, and i) the organizational structure of eye care services should establish and maintain lines of control and responsibility that are consistent with the principles and criteria enunciated above.
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Firearms control (Update 2001)

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy183
Date
2001-May-28
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
  1 document  
Policy Type
Policy document
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2001-May-28
Replaces
Firearms control (1993)
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Documents
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Date
1975-Jun-25
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association draw the attention of its members to the need for first aid knowledge by the general public and that members be encouraged to become more active in the promotion and teaching of first aid.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1975-Jun-25
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association draw the attention of its members to the need for first aid knowledge by the general public and that members be encouraged to become more active in the promotion and teaching of first aid.
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Getting the Diagnosis Right… Toward a Sustainable Future for Canadian Health Care Policy (Part One of a two-part brief to the Royal Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada)

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1970
Date
2001-Oct-31
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
  2 documents  

Guidelines for CMA's activities and relationships with other parties

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy234
Date
2001-May-28
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
  1 document  

Health delivery in primary care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy436
Date
2001-Aug-15
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association support in principle the concept of, and the development of models of care involving primary care physicians and primary care practitioners, which is not the replacement of physician services by other health care practitioners, but rather an enhanced model of health delivery in primary care.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2001-Aug-15
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association support in principle the concept of, and the development of models of care involving primary care physicians and primary care practitioners, which is not the replacement of physician services by other health care practitioners, but rather an enhanced model of health delivery in primary care.
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Issues and options report : Presentation to the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Public Hearings on Health Care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy2012
Date
2001-Oct-19
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
  1 document  

Legislation of drinking water

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy429
Date
2001-Aug-15
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association recommend all levels of government across Canada urgently review legislation governing all aspects of drinking water from source to consumption to ensure that comprehensive programs are in place and being properly implemented, with effective linkages to local, provincial and territorial public health officials and Ministries of Health.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2001-Aug-15
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association recommend all levels of government across Canada urgently review legislation governing all aspects of drinking water from source to consumption to ensure that comprehensive programs are in place and being properly implemented, with effective linkages to local, provincial and territorial public health officials and Ministries of Health.
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Men's health issues

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1594
Date
2001-Dec-08
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association recognize the multitude of health issues that are particular to men and encourage all the Canadian faculties of medicine to address these issues in the medical school curriculum.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2001-Dec-08
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association recognize the multitude of health issues that are particular to men and encourage all the Canadian faculties of medicine to address these issues in the medical school curriculum.
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National Information Program on Antibiotics (NIPA)

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1586
Date
2001-May-28
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association continue to participate, on an ongoing basis, in the National Information Program on Antibiotics (NIPA) to promote public and professional awareness about antimicrobial resistance.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2001-May-28
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association continue to participate, on an ongoing basis, in the National Information Program on Antibiotics (NIPA) to promote public and professional awareness about antimicrobial resistance.
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National strategy on antimicrobial resistance.

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy418
Date
2001-Aug-15
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association encourage Health Canada and Agriculture and AGri-Food Canada to work with other relevant government or nongovernment agencies to develop a comprehensive national strategy to combat antimicrobial resistance.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2001-Aug-15
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association encourage Health Canada and Agriculture and AGri-Food Canada to work with other relevant government or nongovernment agencies to develop a comprehensive national strategy to combat antimicrobial resistance.
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Noise pollution

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy787
Date
1975-Jun-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, recognizing that noise pollution is a significant and increasing health hazard in the work and home environments of most Canadians, calls on all levels of government to delineate, legislate, monitor and enforce laws on the question of noise.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1975-Jun-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, recognizing that noise pollution is a significant and increasing health hazard in the work and home environments of most Canadians, calls on all levels of government to delineate, legislate, monitor and enforce laws on the question of noise.
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