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Consumer guides to healthy eating

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8540
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development and dissemination of consumer guides to healthy eating that are based on the best available scientific evidence, as part of a broad-based national strategy to promote physical activity and healthy weight.
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 supports the development and dissemination of consumer guides to healthy eating that are based on the best available scientific evidence, as part of a broad-based national strategy to promote physical activity and healthy weight.
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Nicotine-based drinks

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8541
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the Federal Minister of Health to ban the sale or distribution of nicotine-based drinks in Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the Federal Minister of Health to ban the sale or distribution of nicotine-based drinks in Canada.
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Healthy lifestyle choices

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8542
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with the federal government to promote measures such as tax incentives to encourage people to make healthy lifestyle choices and employers to facilitate such choices.
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 will work with the federal government to promote measures such as tax incentives to encourage people to make healthy lifestyle choices and employers to facilitate such choices.
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Encouraging the consumption of nutritious foods

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8543
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges all levels of government to set an example to Canadian schools and workplaces by encouraging the consumption of nutritious foods and banning the sale of high-calorie, nutrient-poor foods, in government buildings and facilities.
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 urges all levels of government to set an example to Canadian schools and workplaces by encouraging the consumption of nutritious foods and banning the sale of high-calorie, nutrient-poor foods, in government buildings and facilities.
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Canadian Injury Control Strategy

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8545
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the immediate implementation of a Canadian Injury Control Strategy.
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 urges the immediate implementation of a Canadian Injury Control Strategy.
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Taxes on sales of high-calorie nutrient-poor foods

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8546
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that governments consider the use of taxes on sales of high-calorie, nutrient-poor foods as part of an overall strategy of using tax incentives and disincentives to help promote healthy eating 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 consider the use of taxes on sales of high-calorie, nutrient-poor foods as part of an overall strategy of using tax incentives and disincentives to help promote healthy eating in Canada.
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Sale of clove, herbal and vitamin cigarettes

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8547
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with the federal government to study the possibility of national legislation governing the promotion and sale of clove, herbal and vitamin cigarettes.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with the federal government to study the possibility of national legislation governing the promotion and sale of clove, herbal and vitamin cigarettes.
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Noxious effects of clove, herbal and vitamin cigarettes

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8548
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association requests that the federal government warn the population about the noxious effects of clove, herbal and vitamin cigarettes.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association requests that the federal government warn the population about the noxious effects of clove, herbal and vitamin cigarettes.
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Pharmacists who are given independent prescribing authority

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8557
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in conjunction with its divisions and affiliates, without endorsing pharmacist independent prescribing strongly urges the Government of Alberta to require pharmacists who are given independent prescribing authority to: a) require explicit, informed consent from a patient; b) maintain a patient's record; c) provide 24-hour availability to the patient; d) carry appropriate coverage for legal liability; e) disclose any potential conflict of interest as both a prescriber and dispenser of medication; and, f) if the pharmacist changes a physician's prescription, advise the physician of the change(s).
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Pharmaceuticals/ prescribing/ cannabis/ marijuana/ drugs
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in conjunction with its divisions and affiliates, without endorsing pharmacist independent prescribing strongly urges the Government of Alberta to require pharmacists who are given independent prescribing authority to: a) require explicit, informed consent from a patient; b) maintain a patient's record; c) provide 24-hour availability to the patient; d) carry appropriate coverage for legal liability; e) disclose any potential conflict of interest as both a prescriber and dispenser of medication; and, f) if the pharmacist changes a physician's prescription, advise the physician of the change(s).
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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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Presentation to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy2044
Date
2006-Jun-12
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
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Canada Health Act

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy694
Date
1996-Dec-07
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association continue its discussions with the Federal Government to influence Provincial Governments to comply with the lawful provisions of Sections 11 and 12 of the Canada Health Act.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1996-Dec-07
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association continue its discussions with the Federal Government to influence Provincial Governments to comply with the lawful provisions of Sections 11 and 12 of the Canada Health Act.
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Guidelines for childhood immunization

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy773
Date
1996-Dec-07
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the document, Guidelines for Childhood Immunization Practices, be endorsed by the Canadian Medical Association. [http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/webarchives/20071212102200/http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/publicat/ccdr-rmtc/97pdf/acs-6.pdf]
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1996-Dec-07
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the document, Guidelines for Childhood Immunization Practices, be endorsed by the Canadian Medical Association. [http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/webarchives/20071212102200/http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/publicat/ccdr-rmtc/97pdf/acs-6.pdf]
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Monitoring health care access and quality indicators

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy760
Date
1996-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association insist that appropriate mechanisms for objective monitoring of access and quality indicators and benchmarks for national standards be developed by providers, governments and consumers to track identified areas of perceived deterioration in access to quality of health care.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1996-Aug-21
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association insist that appropriate mechanisms for objective monitoring of access and quality indicators and benchmarks for national standards be developed by providers, governments and consumers to track identified areas of perceived deterioration in access to quality of health care.
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Guiding principles for negotiations

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy691
Date
1996-May-04
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association, in consultation with its Divisions, develop a set of guiding principles for negotiations, applicable for use by all Divisions, thereby introducing a consistency and national authority in the approach to negotiations by the Divisions.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1996-May-04
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association, in consultation with its Divisions, develop a set of guiding principles for negotiations, applicable for use by all Divisions, thereby introducing a consistency and national authority in the approach to negotiations by the Divisions.
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Physician pension plan

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy692
Date
1996-May-04
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association investigate in principle the feasibility of developing a national physician-owned and operated voluntary pension plan.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1996-May-04
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association investigate in principle the feasibility of developing a national physician-owned and operated voluntary pension plan.
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Definition of women's health

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy771
Date
1996-May-04
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association endorse the following definition of women's health and use it to guide the association's work in this area: Women's health involves women's emotional, social, cultural, spiritual and physical well-being, and it is determined by the social, political and economic context of women's lives as well as by biology.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1996-May-04
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association endorse the following definition of women's health and use it to guide the association's work in this area: Women's health involves women's emotional, social, cultural, spiritual and physical well-being, and it is determined by the social, political and economic context of women's lives as well as by biology.
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Tax fairness for physicians

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1178
Date
1996-May-04
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association work closely with divisions to ensure that the new provincial tax structures ensure tax fairness for physicians.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1996-May-04
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association work closely with divisions to ensure that the new provincial tax structures ensure tax fairness for physicians.
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License fees for medical procedures and technology

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy689
Date
1996-Mar-04
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association in consultations with Industry Canada and Health Canada, consider the issue of industry enforcing payments (license fees) from physicians for use of medical procedures or technology.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1996-Mar-04
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association in consultations with Industry Canada and Health Canada, consider the issue of industry enforcing payments (license fees) from physicians for use of medical procedures or technology.
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University incentive programs for Aboriginal students

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy524
Date
1993-Oct-16
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association commend the ongoing efforts of those Canadian universities who provide support or incentive programs for aboriginal students to help increase the number of aboriginal physicians in Canada and recommend that other universities consider adopting programs of similar intent.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1993-Oct-16
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association commend the ongoing efforts of those Canadian universities who provide support or incentive programs for aboriginal students to help increase the number of aboriginal physicians in Canada and recommend that other universities consider adopting programs of similar intent.
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