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World Tuberculosis Day – Ministerial Message

March 24th marks World Tuberculosis Day. As Minister of Health, and a physician who has worked internationally, I am aware that Tuberculosis (TB) is an important global health issue. TB is one of the most common infectious diseases in our world today. With an estimated 9 million cases in 2014, TB was responsible for 1.5 million deaths […]

by pmnationtalk on March 24, 2016318 Views

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The Heart and Stroke Foundation applauds health measures in 2016 Federal Budget

March 22, 2016 Federal budget includes $5 million to the Heart and Stroke Foundation for women’s heart health research Ottawa – The Heart and Stroke Foundation today commended the federal government for its commitment to heart health, as demonstrated in the 2016 Federal Budget released this afternoon. “The federal government’s investment in women’s heart health […]

by pmnationtalk on March 23, 2016259 Views

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Canadian Nurses Association applauds Budget 2016 investments, looks forward to new health accord

Ottawa, March 22, 2016 — Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) CEO Anne Sutherland Boal applauds the government for providing $242 million over two years in new health-care investments that address preventive and long-term health issues. She is also looking forward to the outcome of discussions on a new multi-year health accord that federal Health Minister Jane Philpott […]

by pmnationtalk on March 23, 2016219 Views

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Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement Responds to Budget 2016

A statement from Maureen O’Neil, O.C., President of CFHI Ottawa, Ontario – March 22, 2016 – The Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement applauds the health commitments in Budget 2016. This budget will strengthen Canada’s healthcare system. New federal funding of $39 million over three years for CFHI is an investment in healthcare innovation that will […]

by ahnationtalk on March 23, 2016288 Views

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Ontario Reports Results on More Investments and Better Access to Health Care

Government Reports First Year Progress on Patient’s First Action Plan March 23, 2016 In its Patients First: Action Plan Progress Report released today, the province outlined the investments in health care that are giving patients better and faster access to high-quality health care services today while building a sustainable system that will be there for […]

by pmnationtalk on March 23, 2016357 Views

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Aboriginal Nurses Association of Canada Calls for Bold Action to Improve Health of Indigenous People

ABORIGINAL NURSES ASSOCIATION OF CANADA CALLS FOR BOLD ACTION TO IMPROVE HEALTH OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLE March 22, 2016                                                                                       For Immediate Release Ottawa. Canada’s longest running Indigenous health professional association is calling for bold actions to improve the health of Indigenous people. The Aboriginal Nurses Association of Canada (A.N.A.C.) […]

by pmnationtalk on March 22, 2016636 Views

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Ontario Investing More Than $50 Billion in Health Care

2016 Budget Includes $1 Billion Increase to Health Care Funding March 21, 2016 As part of the 2016 Budget, Ontario is continuing to make greater investment in Ontario’s health care system to give Ontarians faster access to the right care, now and in the future. In 2016-17, the government would be investing $51.8 billion in […]

by pmnationtalk on March 22, 2016334 Views

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Expanding harm reduction supplies and services programming

March 19, 2016 Expanding harm reduction supplies and services programming The Sudbury & District Health Unit is pleased to announce that over the next six months, access to publicly funded needle exchange services is expanding to include Health Unit office locations throughout the Sudbury and Manitoulin districts. Ontario Public Health Standards mandate the Sudbury & […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 2016255 Views

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TI Statement on Funding Announcement for Mamisarvik Healing Centre

March 18, 2016 This morning, the Government of Canada announced a commitment of $1.3 million to Tungasuvvingat Inuit’s (TI) Mamisarvik Healing Centre (MHC). This funding will assist us to continue providing trauma and addictions services. While this morning’s announcement is significant, our current operational model of providing these services is unsustainable. We will continue our […]

by pmnationtalk on March 18, 2016334 Views

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Government of Canada Announces Support for Mamisarvik Healing Centre

March 18, 2016 Ottawa, ON Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada and Health Canada The Government of Canada today announced a commitment of $1.3 million in support for the Mamisarvik Healing Centre in Ottawa, Ontario. The Mamisarvik Healing Centre, run by the Tungasuvvingat Inuit organization, is recognized as a centre of excellence, providing trauma and addiction […]

by pmnationtalk on March 18, 2016345 Views

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