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Statement on radiation protection

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy799
Date
1982-Sep-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association endorse the "Statement on Radiation Protection" as its policy on exposure to low levels of ionizing radiation. Statement on Radiation Protection The Canadian Medical Association is aware of the potential health hazards associated with exposure to ionizing radiation and has examined the possibility that detrimental effects might result from the long term exposure of the general population to low-level radiation as a result of nuclear energy production. The Association is satisfied that, where internationally recommended criteria for radiological protection have been adopted and effectively implemented, there is at present no conclusive evidence of a measurable increase, in the long or short term, of adverse effects due specifically to radiation in populations thus exposed. The Association recognizes the need for ongoing support of research related to the health aspects of nuclear power generation, and to the management of radioactive wastes in general, the management of wastes from uranium mines in particular; and the need for the epidemiological surveillance of exposed populations. The Association also recognizes the need to develop and enforce appropriate standards and regulations where indicated.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-Mar-04
Date
1982-Sep-21
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association endorse the "Statement on Radiation Protection" as its policy on exposure to low levels of ionizing radiation. Statement on Radiation Protection The Canadian Medical Association is aware of the potential health hazards associated with exposure to ionizing radiation and has examined the possibility that detrimental effects might result from the long term exposure of the general population to low-level radiation as a result of nuclear energy production. The Association is satisfied that, where internationally recommended criteria for radiological protection have been adopted and effectively implemented, there is at present no conclusive evidence of a measurable increase, in the long or short term, of adverse effects due specifically to radiation in populations thus exposed. The Association recognizes the need for ongoing support of research related to the health aspects of nuclear power generation, and to the management of radioactive wastes in general, the management of wastes from uranium mines in particular; and the need for the epidemiological surveillance of exposed populations. The Association also recognizes the need to develop and enforce appropriate standards and regulations where indicated.
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Physician resource management

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy613
Date
1990-Mar-05
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the following principles be adopted as a guide to the future directions of the Canadian Medical Association in the area of physician resource management: 1) That the Canadian Medical Association recognize that physician resource planning is complex, requiring the involvement of the Canadian Medical Association divisions, specialty societies, special medical interest groups, the medical education sector, the health care facilities sectors, governments, other health care professionals and other key stakeholders, 2) That the Canadian Medical Association seek a leadership role within the profession to achieve consensus on physician resource management and planning issues, 3) That physician resource planning requires a combined approach which must be national in overview, recognize provincial and territorial resources and be based on regional needs assessment and planning.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
1990-Mar-05
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the following principles be adopted as a guide to the future directions of the Canadian Medical Association in the area of physician resource management: 1) That the Canadian Medical Association recognize that physician resource planning is complex, requiring the involvement of the Canadian Medical Association divisions, specialty societies, special medical interest groups, the medical education sector, the health care facilities sectors, governments, other health care professionals and other key stakeholders, 2) That the Canadian Medical Association seek a leadership role within the profession to achieve consensus on physician resource management and planning issues, 3) That physician resource planning requires a combined approach which must be national in overview, recognize provincial and territorial resources and be based on regional needs assessment and planning.
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Industry support for university research programs

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy515
Date
1990-May-26
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association encourage industries to make significant commitments to basic research programs in Canadian universities.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
1990-May-26
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association encourage industries to make significant commitments to basic research programs in Canadian universities.
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Code of environmental health

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy731
Date
1990-May-26
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association develop a code of environmental health that would serve as a benchmark to judge all Canadian Medical Association activities, both internal and external.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
1990-May-26
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association develop a code of environmental health that would serve as a benchmark to judge all Canadian Medical Association activities, both internal and external.
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Heart disease and cardiopulmonary resuscitation skills

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy723
Date
1990-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association and its members support and encourage public education programs that promote healthy lifestyles, the recognition of warning symptoms and signs of heart disease, and the acquisition of manual cardiopulmonary resuscitation skills, recognizing that these skills are most effective when combined with a pre-hospital advanced life support system.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
1990-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association and its members support and encourage public education programs that promote healthy lifestyles, the recognition of warning symptoms and signs of heart disease, and the acquisition of manual cardiopulmonary resuscitation skills, recognizing that these skills are most effective when combined with a pre-hospital advanced life support system.
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Quality Daily Physical Education Program

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy725
Date
1990-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association support the Quality Daily Physical Education Program as defined by the Canadian Association for Health, Physical Education and Recreation.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
1990-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association support the Quality Daily Physical Education Program as defined by the Canadian Association for Health, Physical Education and Recreation.
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Effects of economic activities on health and the environment

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy726
Date
1990-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association recommend to all levels of government that they evaluate all economic activities in the light of their effect on health and environment, and that standards be set and enforced to minimize adverse effects on health and environment.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
1990-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association recommend to all levels of government that they evaluate all economic activities in the light of their effect on health and environment, and that standards be set and enforced to minimize adverse effects on health and environment.
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Aboriginal health care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy809
Date
1990-Aug-23
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association encourage physicians to expand contacts with their local aboriginal communities, on both a community and professional level, in order to address aboriginal health care issues.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
1990-Aug-23
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association encourage physicians to expand contacts with their local aboriginal communities, on both a community and professional level, in order to address aboriginal health care issues.
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Aboriginal health

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy811
Date
1990-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association take action to support aboriginal peoples in those areas of social, political and economic life that would improve the health of their communities.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
1990-Aug-23
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association take action to support aboriginal peoples in those areas of social, political and economic life that would improve the health of their communities.
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Needle exchange programs

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy736
Date
1990-Oct-27
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association strongly endorse the concept of government funding for needle exchange programs as a public health initiative to help prevent the spread of AIDS and other diseases spread by intravenous drug use.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
1990-Oct-27
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association strongly endorse the concept of government funding for needle exchange programs as a public health initiative to help prevent the spread of AIDS and other diseases spread by intravenous drug use.
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