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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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Accessible, comprehensive and high-quality care for transgender patients

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11227
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for accessible, comprehensive and high-quality care for transgender patients.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for accessible, comprehensive and high-quality care for transgender patients.
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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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Action to decrease family violence and the maltreatment of children

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11240
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports action to decrease family violence and the maltreatment of children.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports action to decrease family violence and the maltreatment of children.
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Advance care plans

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11215
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the integration of advance care plans within patient records.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the integration of advance care plans within patient records.
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Advanced care directive functionality

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11191
Date
2014-Mar-01
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association advocates for the inclusion of advanced care directive functionality as an electronic medical record vendor conformance and usability requirement.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2018-Mar-03
Date
2014-Mar-01
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association advocates for the inclusion of advanced care directive functionality as an electronic medical record vendor conformance and usability requirement.
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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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Amendments to PIPEDA, Bill S-4

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11194
Date
2014-Jun-09
Topics
Health information and e-health
Ethics and medical professionalism
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Appropriateness in health care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11516
Date
2014-Dec-06
Topics
Health care and patient safety
  1 document  

Assisted human reproduction

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11264
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will assess the ethical and economic impacts of recent changes in assisted human reproduction and consider revising its policy.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will assess the ethical and economic impacts of recent changes in assisted human reproduction and consider revising its policy.
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Big data and its negative impact on professionalism and the confidentiality of medical data

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11263
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will propose guidelines to ensure optimal use of big data while limiting its negative impact on professionalism and the confidentiality of medical data.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health information and e-health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will propose guidelines to ensure optimal use of big data while limiting its negative impact on professionalism and the confidentiality of medical data.
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Bill C-2 An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (Respect for Communities Act)

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11297
Date
2014-Oct-28
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
  1 document  

Bill C-17 An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11196
Date
2014-Jun-11
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
  1 document  

Bill C-422 An Act respecting a National Lyme Disease Strategy

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11140
Date
2014-June-02
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
  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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The Built Environment and Health

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11258
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will develop an action plan to promote the recommendations outlined in its policy, The Built Environment and Health.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will develop an action plan to promote the recommendations outlined in its policy, The Built Environment and Health.
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Canada Health Infoway engaging consultation with physicians

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11238
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association encourages Canada Health Infoway to engage in consultation with physicians.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association encourages Canada Health Infoway to engage in consultation with physicians.
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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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