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Aboriginal physicians

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy53
Date
2002-Aug-21
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association work with others to develop a health human resource strategy aimed at improving: Recruitment, training, retention of Aboriginal physicians and other health care workers; Integrated, holistic primary care service delivery relevant to the needs of the Aboriginal community and under community control.
  1 document  
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2002-Aug-21
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association work with others to develop a health human resource strategy aimed at improving: Recruitment, training, retention of Aboriginal physicians and other health care workers; Integrated, holistic primary care service delivery relevant to the needs of the Aboriginal community and under community control.
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Accountability and health care funding

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy654
Date
1995-Aug-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That the governments in Canada ensure that all funding for health care be transparent and accountable.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1995-Aug-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That the governments in Canada ensure that all funding for health care be transparent and accountable.
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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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Bill 114, An Act to Ensure the Continued Provision of Emergency Medical Services in Qu├ębec

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1611
Date
2002-Aug-17
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association and its divisions would strongly oppose any government legislation that would undermine the provision of quality patient care and enforce restrictions on the freedom of choice for physicians and patients.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2002-Aug-17
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association and its divisions would strongly oppose any government legislation that would undermine the provision of quality patient care and enforce restrictions on the freedom of choice for physicians and patients.
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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's Physical Activity Guides for Children and Youth

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy306
Date
2002-Sep-30
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association endorse Canada's Physical Activity Guides for Children and Youth.
Policy Type
Policy endorsement
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2002-Sep-30
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association endorse Canada's Physical Activity Guides for Children and Youth.
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Canadian priorities for medical care funding

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy648
Date
1995-Aug-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That Canadians have a right and responsibility to debate, establish priorities and make choices for medical care funding.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1995-Aug-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That Canadians have a right and responsibility to debate, establish priorities and make choices for medical care funding.
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Collaboration on non-coercive solution to physician shortages

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy71
Date
2002-Aug-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association, divisions and affiliates urge all levels of government to provide Canadians with timely access to quality medical care by working in collaboration with the physicians to promptly implement non-coercive means of addressing physician resource issues.
  1 document  
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2002-Aug-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association, divisions and affiliates urge all levels of government to provide Canadians with timely access to quality medical care by working in collaboration with the physicians to promptly implement non-coercive means of addressing physician resource issues.
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Community housing for the mentally ill

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy50
Date
2002-Aug-21
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association call on the federal, provincial and territorial governments to adopt strategies to deal with the current absence of an adequate network of community housing for the chronically mentally ill, including adequate resources, coordination and appropriate supervision of standards.
  1 document  
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2002-Aug-21
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association call on the federal, provincial and territorial governments to adopt strategies to deal with the current absence of an adequate network of community housing for the chronically mentally ill, including adequate resources, coordination and appropriate supervision of standards.
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Comprehensive school health care (CSH)

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy758
Date
1995-Aug-16
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports and promotes the concept of Comprehensive School Health as defined by the Canadian Association for School Health.(see http://www.cash-aces.ca/index.asp?Page=Consensus )
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1995-Aug-16
Topics
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports and promotes the concept of Comprehensive School Health as defined by the Canadian Association for School Health.(see http://www.cash-aces.ca/index.asp?Page=Consensus )
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Definition of reproductive health

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy588
Date
1995-Dec-03
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association endorse the definition of reproductive health as specified in Section 96, page 36 of the United Nations' Fourth World Conference on Women, Beijing 1995, Platform for Action document. [The human rights of women include their right to have control over and decide freely and responsibly on matters related to their sexuality, including sexual and reproductive health, free of coercion, discrimination and violence. Equal relationships between women and men in matters of sexual relations and reproduction, including full respect for the integrity of the person, require mutual respect, consent and shared responsibility for sexual behaviour and its consequences.]
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1995-Dec-03
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association endorse the definition of reproductive health as specified in Section 96, page 36 of the United Nations' Fourth World Conference on Women, Beijing 1995, Platform for Action document. [The human rights of women include their right to have control over and decide freely and responsibly on matters related to their sexuality, including sexual and reproductive health, free of coercion, discrimination and violence. Equal relationships between women and men in matters of sexual relations and reproduction, including full respect for the integrity of the person, require mutual respect, consent and shared responsibility for sexual behaviour and its consequences.]
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Direct-to-consumer advertising (DTCA)

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy188
Date
2002-Sep-30
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
  1 document  
Policy Type
Policy document
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2002-Sep-30
Replaces
Position paper on direct to consumer prescription drug advertising (1986)
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
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Disability Tax Credit Program : CMA Submission to the Sub-Committee on the Status of Persons with Disabilities (House of Commons)

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1972
Date
2002-Jan-29
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
  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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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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Freedom of choice for physicians and patients

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy72
Date
2002-Aug-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association, divisions and affiliates strongly oppose any government legislation that would enforce restrictions on the freedom of choice of physicians and patients, thus undermining the provision of quality patient care.
  1 document  
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2002-Aug-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association, divisions and affiliates strongly oppose any government legislation that would enforce restrictions on the freedom of choice of physicians and patients, thus undermining the provision of quality patient care.
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Funding health care system research, education and management

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy527
Date
1995-Aug-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That funding for medical and health care research, education, administration and management of the health care system be adequate and separate from those monies intended for clinical services.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1995-Aug-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That funding for medical and health care research, education, administration and management of the health care system be adequate and separate from those monies intended for clinical services.
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Getting it right: A values-based approach to a sustainable health system for Canada : CMA Presentation to the Royal Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1966
Date
2002-Apr-04
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
  1 document  

Goods and service tax

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy45
Date
2002-Aug-21
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association continue to advocate for the right of all physicians to claim GST input tax credits.
  1 document  
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2002-Aug-21
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association continue to advocate for the right of all physicians to claim GST input tax credits.
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Health care funding and quality health care services

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy652
Date
1995-Aug-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That public funding must be sufficient to provide high-quality core, hospital and medical services for all Canadians.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1995-Aug-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That public funding must be sufficient to provide high-quality core, hospital and medical services for all Canadians.
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