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Cosmetic use of pesticides

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8895
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges all levels of government to undertake a public education program to increase awareness of the potential risks associated with the cosmetic use of pesticides and promote safer alternatives to the use of chemicals.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges all levels of government to undertake a public education program to increase awareness of the potential risks associated with the cosmetic use of pesticides and promote safer alternatives to the use of chemicals.
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Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association encourages all levels of government to promote safe and rational pesticide use by using the precautionary principle in determining the impact of pesticides, including insecticides, herbicides and fungicides.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association encourages all levels of government to promote safe and rational pesticide use by using the precautionary principle in determining the impact of pesticides, including insecticides, herbicides and fungicides.
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Climate change and the health of Aboriginal populations

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8897
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the federal government to put into place measures to mitigate the impact of climate change on the health of Aboriginal populations in remote northern regions as traditional subsistence practices are disrupted due to adverse changes in water resources, fisheries, forests, wildlife and ecosystems.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the federal government to put into place measures to mitigate the impact of climate change on the health of Aboriginal populations in remote northern regions as traditional subsistence practices are disrupted due to adverse changes in water resources, fisheries, forests, wildlife and ecosystems.
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Emergency department wait times

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8900
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and its provincial/territorial medical associations and affiliates recommend that provincial/territorial governments implement strategies to reduce emergency department wait times and overcrowding.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and its provincial/territorial medical associations and affiliates recommend that provincial/territorial governments implement strategies to reduce emergency department wait times and overcrowding.
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Wait list strategies

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8901
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will communicate to the federal government that present federal wait list strategies have failed to provide Canadians with timely access to quality medical care.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will communicate to the federal government that present federal wait list strategies have failed to provide Canadians with timely access to quality medical care.
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Salt in processed foods

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8917
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the federal government to work with industry to reduce the level of sodium chloride or salt in processed foods available in Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the federal government to work with industry to reduce the level of sodium chloride or salt in processed foods available in Canada.
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Canada's Food Guide

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8919
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the federal government to revise Canada's Food Guide every three years with input from medical associations.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the federal government to revise Canada's Food Guide every three years with input from medical associations.
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Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for governments to develop regulations regarding the composition and concentration of ingredients in energy drinks.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls for governments to develop regulations regarding the composition and concentration of ingredients in energy drinks.
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Blood Pressure Canada

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8922
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the federal government to adopt the recommendations of Hypertension Canada aimed at reducing adult Canadians' sodium intake to between 1200 - 2300 mg per day by Jan. 1, 2020.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on the federal government to adopt the recommendations of Hypertension Canada aimed at reducing adult Canadians' sodium intake to between 1200 - 2300 mg per day by Jan. 1, 2020.
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Revised Recommendations for HIV Testing

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8923
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association endorses and recommends the implementation of the Revised Recommendations for HIV Testing of Adults, Adolescents, and Pregnant Women in Health Care Settings as proposed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. See: http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/rr5514a1.htm
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association endorses and recommends the implementation of the Revised Recommendations for HIV Testing of Adults, Adolescents, and Pregnant Women in Health Care Settings as proposed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. See: http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/rr5514a1.htm
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Environmental factors and health

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8934
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will enhance its work on the issues related to health and the environment by: a. highlighting the work of physicians who participate actively in national and international activities associated with improving the environment; b. advocating for programs to prevent or reduce the human and environmental health impact from global climate change and environmental degradation; c. lobbying policy decision-makers to incorporate concerns for human health into current environmental research and all public policy initiatives and; d. strengthening its relationships with appropriate environmental health agencies, such as Environment Canada and the National Roundtable on the Environment and the Economy.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will enhance its work on the issues related to health and the environment by: a. highlighting the work of physicians who participate actively in national and international activities associated with improving the environment; b. advocating for programs to prevent or reduce the human and environmental health impact from global climate change and environmental degradation; c. lobbying policy decision-makers to incorporate concerns for human health into current environmental research and all public policy initiatives and; d. strengthening its relationships with appropriate environmental health agencies, such as Environment Canada and the National Roundtable on the Environment and the Economy.
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Environmental stewardship

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8936
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will respond to the challenge for a clean environment (air, water, soil, climate change) by encouraging: a. physicians to become spokespersons for environmental stewardship, including the discussion of these issues when appropriate with patients; b. the medical community to work with health care facilities to adopt and implement policies aimed at reducing or recycling waste in a safe and properly prescribed manner; c. physicians to adopt "green" measures in their practice environments and personal lifestyles; d. medical schools, residency programs and continuing medical education sessions to enhance their provision of educational programs on health and the environment; and e. the development of evidence-based information on health and environment issues.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Aug-22
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health human resources
Health systems, system funding and performance
Physician practice/ compensation/ forms
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will respond to the challenge for a clean environment (air, water, soil, climate change) by encouraging: a. physicians to become spokespersons for environmental stewardship, including the discussion of these issues when appropriate with patients; b. the medical community to work with health care facilities to adopt and implement policies aimed at reducing or recycling waste in a safe and properly prescribed manner; c. physicians to adopt "green" measures in their practice environments and personal lifestyles; d. medical schools, residency programs and continuing medical education sessions to enhance their provision of educational programs on health and the environment; and e. the development of evidence-based information on health and environment issues.
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Medical Laboratory Assistants

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8987
Date
2007-May-29
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) approves the inclusion of medical laboratory assistant as a CMA-designated health science profession in the conjoint accreditation process.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-May-29
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health human resources
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) approves the inclusion of medical laboratory assistant as a CMA-designated health science profession in the conjoint accreditation process.
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Canada’s child and youth health charter

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy10327
Date
2007-May-29
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
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CMA Letter to the Legislative Committee on Bill C-30: Clean Air Act

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8714
Date
2007-Feb-28
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
  1 document  

Patient-focused Funding

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8729
Date
2007-Feb-24
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will study the implications and potential for the introduction of “Patient-focused Funding” on a priority basis.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
2007-Feb-24
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will study the implications and potential for the introduction of “Patient-focused Funding” on a priority basis.
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Trans Fat Task Force

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8683
Date
2006-Dec-03
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the recommendations of the Trans Fat Task Force and advocates for their prompt implementation by the Government of Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2006-Dec-03
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the recommendations of the Trans Fat Task Force and advocates for their prompt implementation by the Government of Canada.
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Presentation to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8564
Date
2006-Sep-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
  1 document  

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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National Children's Health Strategy

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy8501
Date
2006-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls on all levels of government to work with parents, families, health professionals and educators to develop and commit to National Health Goals and Targets and a National Children's Health Strategy.
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 on all levels of government to work with parents, families, health professionals and educators to develop and commit to National Health Goals and Targets and a National Children's Health Strategy.
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