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Relationships with professional nursing associations

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy721
Date
1988-Oct-15
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association and its divisions continue to explore ways of improving Canadian Medical Association relationships with professional nursing associations.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-Mar-01
Date
1988-Oct-15
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association and its divisions continue to explore ways of improving Canadian Medical Association relationships with professional nursing associations.
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Alcohol consumption and health

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy485
Date
1988-Aug-24
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association take a leadership role by action and example in educating the public about the level of alcohol consumption which may be hazardous to health.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
1988-Aug-24
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
That the Canadian Medical Association take a leadership role by action and example in educating the public about the level of alcohol consumption which may be hazardous to health.
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Date
1988-Feb-27
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
In future, when changes are contemplated in federal taxation matters that require medical input, that Revenue Canada consult with the Canadian Medical Association.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2019-Mar-03
Date
1988-Feb-27
Topics
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
In future, when changes are contemplated in federal taxation matters that require medical input, that Revenue Canada consult with the Canadian Medical Association.
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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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