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Rachael Boag Nov 28
“Power is our ability, as individuals and as communities, to produce an intended effect” Public advocacy is a powerful tool to initiate change. Be a voice for the ‘voiceless’.
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Meghan Chisholm Nov 28
The future of health care is salaried: the fee-for-service model is "not suited to the primary health care model," particularly with the aging population with complex co-morbidities and chronic conditions
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Lucy Shantel Nakibuuka Nov 29
It's been an awesome 3 months learning Health Policy. It's been great looking at healthcare from a broader perspective; appreciating the things that are capable of influencing it!
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KimberlyA Nov 30
The findings of a telerobotic demonstration project in Labrador, led by Dr. Michael Jong in 2013, show that remote robotic presence can have a positive impact on the delivery of health care in Canada's north.
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KimberlyA Nov 30
Access to health care is a multidimensional concept that should be measured on many dimensions including availability, utilization, barriers, relevance, effectiveness and equity.
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Lynsey Rose Alcock Dec 2
Lots of great ideas of what health policy reform will look like in the next five years from discussion this week - improvements in , , , 🏥to , 💊, , , & 🙌
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Rachael Boag Nov 30
The aging population, clinical burnout, mental health issues and long wait times continue to burden our system. Federal investments to expand health care & deliver medically necessary and universally accessible care is needed.
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Dawn Curran Nov 30
Many sanitation workers in developing areas are exposed to toxic conditions without any legal protection. Sanitation workers provide public health services imperative to public safety, yet are often marginalized. How may protect these workers?
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Lucy Shantel Nakibuuka Nov 29
Regarding Canadian healthcare system reform, I feel that private care should be allowed more opportunity. Private care can reduce wait times,offer patients more choice and allow for greater innovation in medicine.
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Dawn Curran Nov 30
Delhi declared a public health crisis in response to high air pollution levels. 5 million masks were distributed as a band-aid sollution to this issue, not accounting for the homeless people who did not have access to masks and other protective measures
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Newman Hugo Nov 30
This is lovely and very much in line with addressing the challenge of a healthcare system that is culturally sensitive. , ,
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Melisa Valverde Nov 29
Are you as grateful as you deserve to be?
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Melisa Valverde Dec 1
Paying for faster access to health care won’t fix wait times, lawyer for B.C.’s Attorney-General argues
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Melisa Valverde Nov 29
This is great! In NL, youth and adults, including students - have access to , a free, 24-7 access to resources and contacts!
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Meghan Chisholm Nov 30
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Kelda Newport Nov 29
Check out this infographic on why we need to make appropriate medication use a national health priority.
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Melisa Valverde Dec 1
A new Ohio bill orders doctors to ‘reimplant ectopic pregnancy’ or face 'abortion murder' charges — a procedure that does NOT even exist and that is medically impossible! Really?
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Meghan Chisholm Dec 2
Patients empowering themselves with advance directives can help prevent dementia patients from being "tortured" in . Advance directives can play a powerful role in ensuring a patient's wishes and values are respected.
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Meghan Chisholm Nov 30
Just listened to this episode on vaping and the terrifying effects it is having, particularly in teens and youth. : from a perspective, what can be done to keep harmful vaping products out of the hands of youth?
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Melisa Valverde Dec 2
Poor diets contribute to health inequality, encouraging healthier eating habits, taxing sugary drinks & making fruits and vegetables cheaper is a good start to bridge the gap:
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