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Access by the elderly to medical and supportive health care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy377
Date
1999-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association adopt as policy the following principle: Access in old age. Older citizens in all parts of Canada should have timely access to medical and supportive health care services that are clinically appropriate. This includes: a) rapid access to primary medical care, b) access to a full range of medical, surgical, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative services, and c) access to specialized programs designed to address the physical and mental problems of old age. Access to clinically appropriate services should not be denied on the basis of age or disability.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
1999-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association adopt as policy the following principle: Access in old age. Older citizens in all parts of Canada should have timely access to medical and supportive health care services that are clinically appropriate. This includes: a) rapid access to primary medical care, b) access to a full range of medical, surgical, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative services, and c) access to specialized programs designed to address the physical and mental problems of old age. Access to clinically appropriate services should not be denied on the basis of age or disability.
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Access to end-of-life and palliative care services

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy383
Date
1999-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association urge the federal, provincial and territorial ministers of health to ensure equitable access for all residents of Canada to comprehensive, quality end-of-life and palliative care services regardless of age, care setting, diagnosis, ethnicity, language and financial status.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
1999-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association urge the federal, provincial and territorial ministers of health to ensure equitable access for all residents of Canada to comprehensive, quality end-of-life and palliative care services regardless of age, care setting, diagnosis, ethnicity, language and financial status.
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Addressing professional issues of Canadian physicians and medical practice

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy465
Date
1999-Aug-25
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association be the national focus for enhancing organized medicine's effectiveness in addressing the variety of professional issues facing Canadian physicians and medical practice.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
1999-Aug-25
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association be the national focus for enhancing organized medicine's effectiveness in addressing the variety of professional issues facing Canadian physicians and medical practice.
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Affiliation of national medical societies

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy466
Date
1999-Aug-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That affiliation of national medical societies with the Canadian Medical Association continue.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
1999-Aug-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That affiliation of national medical societies with the Canadian Medical Association continue.
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Bicycle helmets

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy738
Date
1992-Aug-19
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
a) That the Canadian Medical Association require the use of bicycle helmets at all activities that it sponsors or supports involving the use of bicycles, b) That the Canadian Medical Association recommend to its divisions that they require the use of bicycle helmets at all activities that they sponsor or support involving the use of bicycles.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1992-Aug-19
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
a) That the Canadian Medical Association require the use of bicycle helmets at all activities that it sponsors or supports involving the use of bicycles, b) That the Canadian Medical Association recommend to its divisions that they require the use of bicycle helmets at all activities that they sponsor or support involving the use of bicycles.
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Breastfeeding and HIV

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy737
Date
1992-Aug-19
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
Where safe alternatives exist, breast feeding should be avoided by mothers at high risk for HIV [human immunodeficiency virus] infection and by those known to be infected.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1992-Aug-19
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
Where safe alternatives exist, breast feeding should be avoided by mothers at high risk for HIV [human immunodeficiency virus] infection and by those known to be infected.
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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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Canada Health Act

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy621
Date
1992-Aug-19
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association continue to lobby the federal government with respect to its obligations under Section 12.2 of the Canada Health Act.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1992-Aug-19
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association continue to lobby the federal government with respect to its obligations under Section 12.2 of the Canada Health Act.
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Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1548
Date
1999-Mar-01
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association continue to explore the possibility of increased involvement with the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
1999-Mar-01
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association continue to explore the possibility of increased involvement with the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame.
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Child pornography

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy490
Date
1984-Mar-24
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recognizes child pornography as a form of sexual abuse.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2011-Mar-05
Date
1984-Mar-24
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recognizes child pornography as a form of sexual abuse.
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Collaborative/team practice in primary, secondary and tertiary care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy463
Date
1999-Aug-25
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association work with its Divisions, affiliates and other health professional organizations to explore models of collaborative/team practice in primary, secondary and tertiary care.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
1999-Aug-25
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association work with its Divisions, affiliates and other health professional organizations to explore models of collaborative/team practice in primary, secondary and tertiary care.
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Comprehensive school health

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy748
Date
1992-Mar-02
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Association of School Health (CASH) statement on comprehensive school health be endorsed by the Canadian Medical Association.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1992-Mar-02
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Association of School Health (CASH) statement on comprehensive school health be endorsed by the Canadian Medical Association.
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Conjoint accreditation

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1634
Date
1999-Oct-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Clinical Genetics and Magnetic Resonance Imaging be included in the conjoint accreditation process as designated health science professions, effective immediately; and that Orthoptics be included in the conjoint accreditation process as a designated health science profession, effective January 1, 2000.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
1999-Oct-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Clinical Genetics and Magnetic Resonance Imaging be included in the conjoint accreditation process as designated health science professions, effective immediately; and that Orthoptics be included in the conjoint accreditation process as a designated health science profession, effective January 1, 2000.
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Criteria for CMA involvement in studies and other research

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy710
Date
1984-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association assess each proposed study on its own merits and that decisions for Canadian Medical Association involvement, or degree of involvement, be based on: quality of research design and methodology, expertise of the investigators, sound statistical analysis, financial liability.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1984-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association assess each proposed study on its own merits and that decisions for Canadian Medical Association involvement, or degree of involvement, be based on: quality of research design and methodology, expertise of the investigators, sound statistical analysis, financial liability.
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Decentralization of health care planning and management

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy622
Date
1992-Aug-19
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association continue to document decentralization of health planning/management initiatives and to provide the information necessary for members and divisions to have effective input into the development of decentralization policies and system management processes
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1992-Aug-19
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association continue to document decentralization of health planning/management initiatives and to provide the information necessary for members and divisions to have effective input into the development of decentralization policies and system management processes
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Delivery of health care in rural and remote areas

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1560
Date
1999-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association facilitate discussion between relevant stakeholders, including the federal political parties, on the development of a National Action Plan on the delivery of health care in the rural and remote parts of Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
1999-Aug-25
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association facilitate discussion between relevant stakeholders, including the federal political parties, on the development of a National Action Plan on the delivery of health care in the rural and remote parts of Canada.
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Diets of less than 900 Kcal

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy740
Date
1992-Aug-19
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association recommend that, since diets of less than 900 Kcal are rarely indicated, a) physicians prescribing such diets ensure that they are aware of their indications, contraindications, appropriate management protocols and risks, and b) physicians advise patients of potential complications and that an informed consent form be signed by prospective patients before prescribing such a diet.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1992-Aug-19
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association recommend that, since diets of less than 900 Kcal are rarely indicated, a) physicians prescribing such diets ensure that they are aware of their indications, contraindications, appropriate management protocols and risks, and b) physicians advise patients of potential complications and that an informed consent form be signed by prospective patients before prescribing such a diet.
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Emergency post-coital contraception counselling

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1568
Date
1999-Nov-27
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The CMA supports to the availability of emergency post-coital contraception without prescription, on the condition that the process not deprive primary care physicians of the opportunity for appropriate patient counseling and follow-up and that the process respect patient privacy and not hinder access.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
1999-Nov-27
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The CMA supports to the availability of emergency post-coital contraception without prescription, on the condition that the process not deprive primary care physicians of the opportunity for appropriate patient counseling and follow-up and that the process respect patient privacy and not hinder access.
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Evaluating international medical graduates competencies

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy455
Date
1999-Aug-25
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association support efforts to evaluate the competencies of international medical graduates prior to licensure in Canada by applying equivalent evaluation standards to international medical graduates as those used for graduates of Canadian medical schools so that the safety of the public is assured.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
1999-Aug-25
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association support efforts to evaluate the competencies of international medical graduates prior to licensure in Canada by applying equivalent evaluation standards to international medical graduates as those used for graduates of Canadian medical schools so that the safety of the public is assured.
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Family practice physicians

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy557
Date
1984-Aug-21
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
That the family practice physician be competent to provide primary, continuing and comprehensive care to all age groups. He should be competent to recognize and treat common illness -- including severe illness -- with episodic consultative help from other specialists. He should have hospital privileges and should participate in the active care of patients in hospitals. His core training should include training in obstetrics.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1984-Aug-21
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
That the family practice physician be competent to provide primary, continuing and comprehensive care to all age groups. He should be competent to recognize and treat common illness -- including severe illness -- with episodic consultative help from other specialists. He should have hospital privileges and should participate in the active care of patients in hospitals. His core training should include training in obstetrics.
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