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Access to health care services in rural aboriginal communities

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy411
Date
2000-Aug-16
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association request that Health Canada work with provinces and territories to develop creative strategies, in consultation with the medical associations and the aboriginal health organizations, to improve access to quality primary health care services for rural and isolated aboriginal communities.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2000-Aug-16
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association request that Health Canada work with provinces and territories to develop creative strategies, in consultation with the medical associations and the aboriginal health organizations, to improve access to quality primary health care services for rural and isolated aboriginal communities.
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Access to the same effective and appropriate care for all Canadians

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11661
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends patient populations that fall under federal jurisdiction should have access to the same effective and appropriate care as all other Canadians.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends patient populations that fall under federal jurisdiction should have access to the same effective and appropriate care as all other Canadians.
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Accredited standards for the management of life-limiting chronic disease

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11636
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development and application of accredited standards for the integration of a palliative care approach into the management of life-limiting chronic disease.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development and application of accredited standards for the integration of a palliative care approach into the management of life-limiting chronic disease.
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Adoption of fracture-liaison programs

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11601
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the adoption of fracture-liaison programs at facilities involved with post-fracture care.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the adoption of fracture-liaison programs at facilities involved with post-fracture care.
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Annual health policy fellowship

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1646
Date
2000-Aug-12
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association recommend to The Canadian Medical Foundation that it establish an annual health policy fellowship.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2000-Aug-12
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association recommend to The Canadian Medical Foundation that it establish an annual health policy fellowship.
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Barriers to accessing immunization

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11620
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work to reduce barriers to accessing immunization.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work to reduce barriers to accessing immunization.
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Basic income guarantee

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11650
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association endorses the concept of a basic income guarantee
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association endorses the concept of a basic income guarantee
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Best-care practices that acknowledge the unique circumstances of Aboriginal communities

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11669
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will convene a national roundtable to eliminate jurisdictional barriers and establish best-care practices that acknowledge the unique circumstances of Aboriginal communities.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will convene a national roundtable to eliminate jurisdictional barriers and establish best-care practices that acknowledge the unique circumstances of Aboriginal communities.
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Best practices to assist patients aged 16 to 24 transitioning from pediatric to adult health services

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11628
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of best practices to assist patients aged 16 to 24 transitioning from pediatric to adult health services.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of best practices to assist patients aged 16 to 24 transitioning from pediatric to adult health services.
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Breathalyzer-linked ignition interlock devices

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy408
Date
2000-Aug-16
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The CMA supports the use of breathalyzer-linked ignition interlock devices by provincial/territorial governments as a sentencing option for people convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2000-Aug-16
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The CMA supports the use of breathalyzer-linked ignition interlock devices by provincial/territorial governments as a sentencing option for people convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol.
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The Canadian Medical Association recognizes the participation, roles and valuable contributions of seniors

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11605
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recognizes the participation, roles and valuable contributions of seniors in our society.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recognizes the participation, roles and valuable contributions of seniors in our society.
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CMA/Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) Statement on the Health and Well Being of Families

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy752
Date
1994-Mar-07
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association Board of Directors approve the draft joint CMA/CASW Statement on the Health and Well Being of Families.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1994-Mar-07
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association Board of Directors approve the draft joint CMA/CASW Statement on the Health and Well Being of Families.
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Consistent immunization policies

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11612
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports consistent immunization policies, health and safety requirements and standardized reporting for all medical schools in Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports consistent immunization policies, health and safety requirements and standardized reporting for all medical schools in Canada.
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Cradle-to-grave health records for patients living in Canada

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11653
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health information and e-health
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the organization, centralization and management of cradle-to-grave health records for patients living in Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health information and e-health
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the organization, centralization and management of cradle-to-grave health records for patients living in Canada.
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Declaration of immunization status

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11660
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that governments authorize elementary and secondary schools to require a declaration of immunization status, to be followed by a conversation between public health officials and parents where children are shown to be inadequately immunized.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that governments authorize elementary and secondary schools to require a declaration of immunization status, to be followed by a conversation between public health officials and parents where children are shown to be inadequately immunized.
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Default setting for water heaters

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1583
Date
2000-Dec-09
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association urges provincial and territorial governments to amend existing building/plumbing codes, to require the default setting of newly installed residential hot water heating devices be set at a maximum of 49 degrees Celsius (120 Fahrenheit).
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2000-Dec-09
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association urges provincial and territorial governments to amend existing building/plumbing codes, to require the default setting of newly installed residential hot water heating devices be set at a maximum of 49 degrees Celsius (120 Fahrenheit).
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Disease prevention and health promotion public policy

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy754
Date
1994-May-07
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That all levels of government be encouraged to develop, in consultation with health care providers and the public, a comprehensive and coordinated public policy for disease prevention and health promotion.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1994-May-07
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That all levels of government be encouraged to develop, in consultation with health care providers and the public, a comprehensive and coordinated public policy for disease prevention and health promotion.
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Drug use in Sports (2001)

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9124
Date
2000-Dec-09
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The CMA condemns the use of anabolic steroids, growth hormones and other substances for the sole purpose of enhancing athletic performance. The Association considers the provision of such agents unacceptable medical practice. The use of drugs by athletes is legitimate only when it is clinically justified and supervised by a physician.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2000-Dec-09
Replaces
PD86-10 - Drug use in sports (1986)
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The CMA condemns the use of anabolic steroids, growth hormones and other substances for the sole purpose of enhancing athletic performance. The Association considers the provision of such agents unacceptable medical practice. The use of drugs by athletes is legitimate only when it is clinically justified and supervised by a physician.
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Educating members on physician resources, health care administration and planning, regionalization, and costs

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy644
Date
1994-May-07
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association working through its divisions, affiliated societies and members, be committed to assist members in becoming more knowledgeable in matters of physician resources planning, health administration, health care planning, regionalization strategies and health cost.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1994-May-07
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association working through its divisions, affiliated societies and members, be committed to assist members in becoming more knowledgeable in matters of physician resources planning, health administration, health care planning, regionalization strategies and health cost.
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Effects of online gambling

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11668
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will consult with Health Canada to discuss the effects of online gambling.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will consult with Health Canada to discuss the effects of online gambling.
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