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Controversial Changes to Drug Patent and Copyright Rules Have Manageable Side Effects – C.D. Howe Institute

Controversial changes to drug patent and copyright rules required under Canada’s recent trade deals will have manageable side effects. March 30, 2017 – Controversial changes to drug patent and copyright rules required under Canada’s recent trade deals will have manageable side effects, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Patents, Copyright […]

by pmnationtalk on March 30, 20171 Views

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Shortage of Physiotherapists Limits Access For Some Canadians – The Conference Board of Canada

Ottawa, March 28, 2017—Growth in the employment of physiotherapists has been keeping pace with the sharp increase in demand for their services. This growth, however, has been largely concentrated in the urban centres of Canada’s most populated provinces leaving those on the outskirts underserviced, according to a new report by The Conference Board of Canada. “The […]

by ahnationtalk on March 30, 20172 Views

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Sask Health Restructuring, Update – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Mar 28, 2017 18:04 REGINA – The Saskatchewan government has introduced legislation to consolidate the province’s 12 health regions into a single provincial health authority. Health Minister Jim Reiter says the move, which was announced in January, will mean better co-ordination of health services across the province and gives the government […]

by ahnationtalk on March 29, 20173 Views

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MNO: Warriors Helping Warriors

March 28, 2017 This is the story of how Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Great Lakes Métis Council (GLMC) Senator Ralph Wolf Thistle took on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and addiction. PTSD is an anxiety disorder that can develop after experiencing or witnessing a traumatic event, or learning that a traumatic event has happened to […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 20178 Views

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Patient Ombudsman visits North Bay hospital – BayToday.ca

Ontario’s Patient Ombudsman, Christine Elliott, is visiting the North East Local Health Integration Network (NE LHIN) this week to learn more about patient-centred initiatives. Ontario’s Patient Ombudsman, Christine Elliott, paid a quick visit to the North Bay Regional Hospital this morning to learn more about patient-centred initiatives taking place in Northeastern Ontario and educate Northerners about […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 20176 Views

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New federal budget puts Canada on track for palliative care framework – The Catholic Register

March 28, 2017 OTTAWA – With $6 billion earmarked for home and palliative care in the 2017 federal budget, Canada is on track towards making quality end-of-life care more accessible. “This is really good news,” said Conservative MP Marilyn Gladu, whose private member’s Bill C-277 calling for a national palliative care framework has passed the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 28, 20176 Views

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Statement from Dr. Jane Aubin: Promoting Equity and Excellence in Health Research

March 24, 2017 Equity is an integral part of a sustainable health research ecosystem. Beyond the obvious reality that all researchers should have equitable access to funding for their research, equity also allows for diversity in the system. There have been countless studies that show that diversity—not just of scientific expertise, but of the people […]

by pmnationtalk on March 27, 20176 Views

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Today’s Federal Budget Builds Upon Last Year’s $8.4 Billion Investment Over Five Years With an Additional $3.4 Billion in New Funding, Which Includes $828 Million in New Health Investments

Today’s Federal Budget Builds Upon Last Year’s $8.4 Billion Investment Over Five Years With an Additional $3.4 Billion in New Funding, Which Includes $828 Million in New Health Investments Ottawa ON (Mar 22, 2017) – “Today’s federal budget has taken a significant step towards addressing the desperate health needs of First Nations, particularly those suffering […]

by ahnationtalk on March 24, 201738 Views

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Statement – Northern Ontario Social Emergencies Summit

Joint Statement from Federal, Provincial, and First Nations Leaders March 24, 2017 Grand Chief Jonathon Solomon of the Mushkegowuk Council, Ogichidaa Francis Kavanaugh of the Grand Council Treaty #3, Deputy Grand Chief Jason Smallboy of the Nishnawbe Aski Nation, Minister of Health Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Carolyn Bennett, Ontario Minister of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 24, 20179 Views

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Queen’s U: Available Expert – Teenager dies after misdiagnosis of tuberculosis

Friday, March 24, 2017 Queen’s University tuberculosis expert Wendy Wobeser is available to comment on the death of 15-year-old Ileen Kooneeliusie, who died in January from tuberculosis. Despite a visit to the local health centre in Nunavut in December, she was only diagnosed with TB hours before her death. Friday, March 24 is World TB […]

by pmnationtalk on March 24, 20179 Views

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