Health benefits of a strong, predictable price on carbon emissions

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11654
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will promote the health benefits of a strong, predictable price on carbon emissions.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will promote the health benefits of a strong, predictable price on carbon emissions.
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Household antibacterial products

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9565
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls upon the federal government to ban the sale of household antibacterial products due to the risk of bacterial resistance and to recognize that soap and alcohol-based solutions are as effective in preventing household infection.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2013-Mar-02
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association calls upon the federal government to ban the sale of household antibacterial products due to the risk of bacterial resistance and to recognize that soap and alcohol-based solutions are as effective in preventing household infection.
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Information related to travel insurance

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11671
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with the insurance industry to develop guidelines for physicians who provide patients with information related to travel insurance.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association will work with the insurance industry to develop guidelines for physicians who provide patients with information related to travel insurance.
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Involving patients in the health care system transformation process

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9549
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association believes that it is essential to involve patients in the health care system transformation process and will adjust its communication strategies accordingly.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association believes that it is essential to involve patients in the health care system transformation process and will adjust its communication strategies accordingly.
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National plan to address vaccine hesitancy

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11670
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of a national plan to address vaccine hesitancy.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of a national plan to address vaccine hesitancy.
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National skin cancer awareness and prevention campaign

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11613
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of a national skin cancer awareness and prevention campaign.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the development of a national skin cancer awareness and prevention campaign.
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Ottawa principles on marketing to children

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11731
Date
2015-May-30
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association endorses the Ottawa Principles on Marketing to Children as outlined in Appendix A to BD 15-153.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-May-30
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Population health/ health equity/ public health
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association endorses the Ottawa Principles on Marketing to Children as outlined in Appendix A to BD 15-153.
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Patient bill of health information rights

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9498
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health information and e-health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and provincial/territorial medical associations call on governments to engage patients and the public in the development of a patient bill of health information rights that sets out a vision for the governance of patient health information.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Health information and e-health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association and provincial/territorial medical associations call on governments to engage patients and the public in the development of a patient bill of health information rights that sets out a vision for the governance of patient health information.
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Pets on airplanes

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy9532
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the Canadian Lung Association's call for the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health to study the health impacts of federally regulated airline policies that allow pets to travel in the cabin of airplanes.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2016-May-20
Date
2009-Aug-19
Topics
Ethics and medical professionalism
Health care and patient safety
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association supports the Canadian Lung Association's call for the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health to study the health impacts of federally regulated airline policies that allow pets to travel in the cabin of airplanes.
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Preventing torture around the world

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy11658
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the federal government to prevent torture around the world by allowing third party investigators, including medical professionals, to examine and review detention centres.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Date
2015-Aug-26
Topics
Health care and patient safety
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
The Canadian Medical Association urges the federal government to prevent torture around the world by allowing third party investigators, including medical professionals, to examine and review detention centres.
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