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Accessibility to health facilities

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1616
Date
2003-Dec-06
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports patient accessibility to health care across the full spectrum of health care delivery settings by encouraging the removal of physical barriers and the adoption of universal design principles.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2003-Dec-06
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports patient accessibility to health care across the full spectrum of health care delivery settings by encouraging the removal of physical barriers and the adoption of universal design principles.
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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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Annual meetings and bans on smoking

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy131
Date
2003-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That beginning once current contractual commitments are honored, Canadian Medical Association in keeping with its vision of a healthy Canadian population, hold its annual meeting only in those jurisdictions where legislation ensures a 100% ban on smoking in indoor public places.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2003-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That beginning once current contractual commitments are honored, Canadian Medical Association in keeping with its vision of a healthy Canadian population, hold its annual meeting only in those jurisdictions where legislation ensures a 100% ban on smoking in indoor public places.
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Answering the Wake-up Call: CMA’s Public Health Action Plan : CMA submission to the National Advisory Committee on SARS and Public Health

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1960
Date
2003-Jun-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
  2 documents  

Canada Pension Plan Disability Program : CMA Presentation to the Sub-Committee on the Status of Persons with Disabilities

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1965
Date
2003-Mar-18
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
  1 document  

Canadian Association of Medical Biochemists

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy98
Date
2003-Aug-20
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
That the Canadian Association of Medical Biochemists be approved as an affiliated society of the Canadian Medical Association.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2003-Aug-20
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
That the Canadian Association of Medical Biochemists be approved as an affiliated society of the Canadian Medical Association.
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Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1614
Date
2003-Dec-06
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on all levels of government to fund the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care on an ongoing basis.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2003-Dec-06
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on all levels of government to fund the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care on an ongoing basis.
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CMA’s Annual Check-up of Canada’s Health Care System: Presentation to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance Pre-Budget Consultations

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1953
Date
2003-Sep-25
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
  2 documents  

CMA Submission on infrastructure and governance of the public health system in Canada: Presentation to the Senate Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1954
Date
2003-Oct-08
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
  1 document  

Compensating clinical physicians who teach

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy141
Date
2003-Aug-20
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association and its divisions and affiliates ask Canadian universities and governments to accurately document and appropriately compensate clinical physicians who are teaching, in recognition of their substantial contribution to the professional education of physicians in Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2003-Aug-20
Topics
Health human resources
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association and its divisions and affiliates ask Canadian universities and governments to accurately document and appropriately compensate clinical physicians who are teaching, in recognition of their substantial contribution to the professional education of physicians in Canada.
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Compensation for adverse effects from smallpox vaccination

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy311
Date
2003-Jun-01
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association urge the federal, provincial and territorial governments to ensure appropriate compensation for front-line health care and emergency workers or their family members who volunteer to accept smallpox vaccination and subsequently experience associated illness or financial harm.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2003-Jun-01
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association urge the federal, provincial and territorial governments to ensure appropriate compensation for front-line health care and emergency workers or their family members who volunteer to accept smallpox vaccination and subsequently experience associated illness or financial harm.
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Compensation issues

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1617
Date
2003-Dec-06
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association develop a strategy for addressing compensation issues with regard to federal health programs. This strategy should include an assessment of the Compassionate Care Benefit.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2011-Mar-05
Date
2003-Dec-06
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association develop a strategy for addressing compensation issues with regard to federal health programs. This strategy should include an assessment of the Compassionate Care Benefit.
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Driver education and testing

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy130
Date
2003-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association demand that provincial and territorial governments develop a program including improved driver education, expanded driver testing requirements and differential licensing to address many injuries and deaths caused by motor vehicle decisions in Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2003-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association demand that provincial and territorial governments develop a program including improved driver education, expanded driver testing requirements and differential licensing to address many injuries and deaths caused by motor vehicle decisions in Canada.
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Embryonic stem cell research

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1619
Date
2003-Dec-06
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association remains neutral on the issue of embryonic stem cell research.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2003-Dec-06
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association remains neutral on the issue of embryonic stem cell research.
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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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Health status of Canadians

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy102
Date
2003-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association call on the federal government to commit to the goal of establishing Canada as the top country worldwide, regarding the health status of its citizens, within ten years.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2003-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association call on the federal government to commit to the goal of establishing Canada as the top country worldwide, regarding the health status of its citizens, within ten years.
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Joint statement on scopes of practice

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy219
Date
2003-Mar-01
Topics
Health human resources
  1 document  

National locum licence

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy120
Date
2003-Aug-20
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Health human resources
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association and the Divisions work with the Federation of Medical Licensing Authorities of Canada and the provincial/territorial licensing bodies to develop a national locum licence.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2003-Aug-20
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Health human resources
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association and the Divisions work with the Federation of Medical Licensing Authorities of Canada and the provincial/territorial licensing bodies to develop a national locum licence.
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National Specialty Society for Community Medicine

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy99
Date
2003-Aug-20
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
That the National Specialty Society for Community Medicine be approved as an affiliated society of the Canadian Medical Association.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
2003-Aug-20
Topics
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Resolution
That the National Specialty Society for Community Medicine be approved as an affiliated society of the Canadian Medical Association.
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