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Access to health care services for language minorities

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy767
Date
1997-Aug-20
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in conjunction with provincial/ territorial medical associations, encourages all levels of government to ensure that public health care facilities provide language minorities with reasonable community access to health care services in their first language.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1997-Aug-20
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association, in conjunction with provincial/ territorial medical associations, encourages all levels of government to ensure that public health care facilities provide language minorities with reasonable community access to health care services in their first language.
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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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All-terrain vehicles

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy719
Date
1989-Aug-23
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association recommend: a) that the federal departments of transport and consumer and corporate affairs enact legislation for the purpose of setting national safety standards for all-terrain vehicles, b) that provincial governments be urged to review and strengthen regulations related to the use of all-terrain vehicles, c) that provincial governments be urged to introduce a specific driver's licence category for all-terrain vehicle drivers; such licence would require demonstrating competence in handling the vehicle.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
1989-Aug-23
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association recommend: a) that the federal departments of transport and consumer and corporate affairs enact legislation for the purpose of setting national safety standards for all-terrain vehicles, b) that provincial governments be urged to review and strengthen regulations related to the use of all-terrain vehicles, c) that provincial governments be urged to introduce a specific driver's licence category for all-terrain vehicle drivers; such licence would require demonstrating competence in handling the vehicle.
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Breast-feeding mothers

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy1748
Date
1983-Oct-01
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
Be it resolved that the Canadian Medical Association recommend that breast-feeding mothers consult their physician two weeks post partum especially if they are breast-feeding for the first time; and be it further resolved that the CMA support: a) the provision of a physical environment in maternity units favourable to the initiation and continuation of successful breast-feeding; and b) the adoption of measures to facilitate the continuation of breast-feeding for women working outside the home.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
1983-Oct-01
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
Be it resolved that the Canadian Medical Association recommend that breast-feeding mothers consult their physician two weeks post partum especially if they are breast-feeding for the first time; and be it further resolved that the CMA support: a) the provision of a physical environment in maternity units favourable to the initiation and continuation of successful breast-feeding; and b) the adoption of measures to facilitate the continuation of breast-feeding for women working outside the home.
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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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Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will collaborate with other disciplines to ensure that the mutual benefits to health and the economy of climate action are more broadly understood and incorporated into policy.
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 collaborate with other disciplines to ensure that the mutual benefits to health and the economy of climate action are more broadly understood and incorporated into policy.
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Coal-fired electricity generation

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11260
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports government efforts to phase out coal-fired electricity generation within a 10-year time limit.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports government efforts to phase out coal-fired electricity generation within a 10-year time limit.
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Code of ethics be developed to govern business-development strategies of companies in the health field

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11235
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that a code of ethics be developed to govern business-development strategies of companies in the health field.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association recommends that a code of ethics be developed to govern business-development strategies of companies in the health field.
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Community resources available to help victims of family violence and children who have been maltreated

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11244
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports efforts to increase the amount of community resources available to help victims of family violence and children who have been maltreated.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports efforts to increase the amount of community resources available to help victims of family violence and children who have been maltreated.
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Development of a process to assess potential environmental risks posed by new substances in products regulated under the Food and Drugs Act and Regulations

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11231
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports development of a process to assess potential environmental risks posed by new substances in products regulated under the Food and Drugs Act and Regulations.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2014-Aug-20
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports development of a process to assess potential environmental risks posed by new substances in products regulated under the Food and Drugs Act and Regulations.
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