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Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine
Offers a four-year, full-time professional program in naturopathic medicine. CCNM educates, develops and trains naturopathic doctors (NDs) through excellence in health education, clinical services and research that integrate mind,...
The Cochrane Collaboration/The Cochrane Library
The Cochrane Collaboration is an international not-for-profit and independent organization dedicated to making up-to-date, accurate information about the effects of health care readily available worldwide. It produces and dissemin...
College of Nurses of Ontario
The College is the governing body for 160,000 Registered Nurses, Registered Practical Nurses and Nurse Practitioners. The College regulates nursing in the public interest and sets requirements to enter the profession, establishes ...
College of Respiratory Therapists of Ontario
The College of Respiratory Therapists is the regulatory body for the profession of Respiratory Therapy in Ontario. Our mission is to protect the public interest, and improve their health and well-being by setting entry to practice...
Ontario Association of Medical Radiation Sciences
OAMRS is the authoritative provincial voice and resource for the professionals of Medical Radiation Sciences. Medical Radiation Practitioners are highly skilled healthcare professionals who administer ionizing radiation, ultrasoun...
Ontario Nurses' Association
The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) is the union representing 60,000 registered nurses and allied health professionals and more than 14,000 nursing student affiliates providing care in hospitals, long-term care facilities, publi...
World Health Organization
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, art...

News Releases

Addiction and Mental Illness... The Stakes are High but the Opportunity is Great
2012-10-12
Bellwood Health Services
This week's release of the ground-breaking study 'Opening Eyes, Opening Minds: The Ontario Burden of Mental Illness and Addictions Report' provides a shocking perspective on the impact that mental ill...
Emergency Gaza Update 28.12.2008
2008-12-29
Physicians for Human Rights-Israel, Al-Mezan Center (Gaza) and the Palestin
Targeting of civilians and/of medical facilities is a breach of international humanitarian law. The targets chosen by the Israeli military include also clearly civilian installations.
Law Student Publishes Textbook with Oxford University Press
2009-01-28
Omar Ha-Redeye
A law student at the University of Western Ontario has published a chapter in an Australian textbook on public health.
Nurses disappointed with Vernon hospital announcement
2013-02-12
BCNU
Nurses disappointed with Vernon hospital announcement. New Polson tower will result in only 14 new beds when at least 30 more beds and more nursing staff are needed.
Nurses Send a Message to Health Authority CEO
2013-03-07
BC Nurses' Union
Keep the Promise of Safer Care through Safe Staffing at Women's and Children's Hospital

Sources Select Resources

Connexions Library: Health Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on health.
Health & Safety Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
Website
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A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to health and safety in the Sources directory for the media.
Health care
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Health care or healthcare is the treatment and prevention of illness.
Health Care Politics Economics Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
Website
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A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to health care politics and economics in the Sources directory for the media.
Healthcare inequality
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Healthcare inequality (also called health disparities in some countries) refers to the disparities in the access to adequate healthcare between different gender, race, and socioeconomic groups.
Social determinants of health
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Social determinants of health are the economic and social conditions under which people live which determine their health.
Sources Select Health Experts
Website
Health experts available to take media calls about their area of expertise.
Sources Select Health Practitioners
Website
Health Practitioners available to take media calls about their area of expertise.
Ten Health Care Myths
Diemer, Ulli
Article
1995
Ulli Diemer
Medicare's opponents have launched a sustained ideological attack on medicare. Their propaganda relies on myths and misrepresentations.

Sources Bookshelf

Medical Crisis
Secrets Your Doctor Won't Share With You
Martin. Dr. Anthony W.
Book
Social Determinants of Health
Canadian Perspectives
Raphael, Dennis (ed.)
Book
2004
The social determinants of health are summarized and analyzed by over 30 medical and social academics.

Media

Abilities Magazine
Articles and resources providing information, inspiration and opportunities for people with disabilities, their families, friends, and professionals.
L'Actualite Pharmaceutique
For the French-speaking pharmacist. Concerned with professional news, evaluation of new drugs, reports on regulations.
Alberta RN
The nursing profession in Alberta.
Alliance
Member activities and profiles of the AMEC.
Artere
Hospital and health care news. Also includes human resources, management training, personal finances, research, purchases and supplies, laboratories, renovation, employee's health and security, data p...
BC Pharmacy Magazine
Topics of interest to pharmacists.
British Columbia Medical Journal
Provides continuing medical education and provides a forum for association news and members' opinions.
Canadian Chiropractor
To be a spearhead for progress in chiropractic health care, to offer a forum for new ideas and to promote chiropractic awareness and understanding.
Canadian Healthcare Business News
Home care and health products.
Canadian Healthcare Manager
For health care managers in the public and private sectors, offering in-depth features, profiles of industry leaders, critical statistical data and national news.
Canadian Healthcare Technology
For healthcare executives.
Canadian Journal of Anesthesia
Publishes original scientific papers related to anesthesia. The official voice of the Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society.
The Canadian Journal of CME
For certified medical examiners.
Canadian Journal of Diabetes
Diabetes care and education.
Canadian Journal of Diagnosis
Helping physicians to improve their diagnostic skills.
Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research
The Journal publishes manuscripts of original research, professional practice and reviews that contribute to best practice in dietetics, including clinical nutrition, community nutrition, public healt...
Canadian Journal of Infection Control
Topics related to preventing and controlling infectious diseases.
Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases & Medical Microbiology
Official Journal of the Association of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Disease Canada
Canadian Journal of Plastic Surgery
Official Journal of the following organizations: Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons, Canadian Society for Aesthetic (Cosmetic) Plastic Surgery, GAM Canada (Microsurgery), Canadian Society for surger...
Canadian Journal of Psychiatry
The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry provides a forum for psychiatry and mental health professionals to share their findings with more than 3000 researchers and clinicians.
Canadian Journal of Public Health
Scientific, peer-reviewed articles on a broad range of public health topics in the areas of health promotion and protection, disease prevention and public health policy.
Canadian Journal of Respiratory Therapy
Publishes manuscripts that describe effective interventions that increase access to and quality of clinical respiratory health interventions.
Canadian Journal of Rural Medicine
Peer-reviewed journal. Health issues, rural health policies and clinical information.
Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ)
Medical knowledge that matters.
Canadian Occupational Safety
Informing and educating Canadian safety professionals about safety topics in the workplace.
Canadian Perspectives
Articles on the Council's vision for Canada and Canadians: safeguarding social programs, promoting economic justice, renewing democracy, asserting Canadian sovereignty, promoting alternatives to corpo...
Canadian Pharmacists Journal
Publishes peer reviewed, clinical and research articles of interest to Canadian pharmacists.
Canadian Respiratory Journal
Official Journal of the Canadian Thoracic Society.
Chronicle of Cardiology & Internal Medicine
Scientific magazine providing news and information on practical therapeutics and clinical progress in cardiovascular medicine.
Chronicle of Healthcare Marketing
News and information on the world of healthcare business.
Chronicle of Neurology & Psychiatry
Scientific magazine providing news and information on practical therapeutic and clinical progress in neurology and psychiatry.
Chronicle of Skin & Allergy
Scientific magazine providing news and information on practical therapeutics and clinical progress in dermatologic medicine.
Chronicles of Urology & Sexual Medicine
Scientific magazine providing news and information on practical therapeutics and clinical progress in urology and sexual medicine.
Le Clinicien
Medical education review articles for Qu‚bec physicians.
Dermatology Times of Canada
For dermatologists, general practitioners and others in health care.
Family Health
Written by health-care practitioners for the general public. Reliable, up-to-date information about a wide range of health topics and concerns. Developed with the assistance of the College of Family P...
Geriatrics & Aging
For primary health care providers. Key issues and trends in geriatric medicine and research. A physician's CME gateway to clinical issues specific to the care of aging adults
Geriatrics Today: Journal of the Canadian Geriatrics Society
For doctors who treat the aging population.
Hospital News
Hospital News informs readers of current health-care news, medical advancements and trends in health care with a monthly editorial focus, as well as the latest career opportunities in healthcare.
InfirmiŠre Canadienne
Canada's highest circulation peer-reviewed nurses' journal.
Journal of Rheumatology
By scientists working in rheumatology.
Journal of the Canadian Dental Association
Scientific and clinical research and findings by Canadian dental professionals.
Long Term Care
Residential care for seniors.
Maclean's
A current affairs magazine published once a month in print and weekly online
Le M‚decin du Qu‚bec
Socio-economic issues and continuing medical education.
The Medical Post
The leading national newspaper for the Canadian medical profession.
Medical Society of Nova Scotia News
Membership publication for Nova Scotia doctors.
Network Magazine
Information of interest and relevance to the mental health field as a whole, including consumers and families.
Nursing BC
Official publication of the CRNBC. Significant issues, including those that affect nurses' ability to practice safely and competently.
Ontario Medical Review
In-depth coverage of the issues and developments affecting the practice of medicine in Ontario, including government affairs, health-care policy, professional issues and practice management.
Optical Prism
Business matters in optical practice.
Oral Health
Clinical dental journal reaching practicing dentists across Canada.
Osteoporosis Update
Information for physicians on the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis.
Paediatrics & Child Health
Official Journal of the Canadian Paediatric Society.
Pain Research & Management
Official Journal of the Canadian Pain Society.
Parkhurst Exchange
Platform for the exchange of medical information to assist doctors with problems relating to specific practice-based situations.
Patient Care
Advice on the diagnosis, treatment, and long-term management of problems seen in primary care office practice.
Perspective InfirmiŠre
Nursing news and skills.
Perspectives in Cardiology
For GP's and specialists, written by peers.
Le Pharmactuel
Pharmaceutical practice in the health institutions.
Pharmacy Post
Business management for pharmacies.
Pharmacy Practice
Professional journal for Canada's pharmacists. Provides updates on new drugs and disease treatments, as well as current professional issues.
Physicians' Computing Chronicle
The doctor's point of entry to the information age. Reviews information available via the Internet and CD-ROM. Also reports on technological changes.
Physiotherapy Canada
Official Journal of Canadian Physiotherapy Association.
Psychology Ontario
Distributed to members of the Ontario Psychological Association.
Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario
News and articles relating to the nursing profession.
Sant‚ Qu‚bec
For nursing assistants and the general public.
The Standard
Information about self-regulation, standards, practice issues and council news for members of the College of Nurses of Ontario. Published in English and French. The Standard is the College's digita...
Vision Magazine
The latest trends, product innovations, hot events, ocular health and other subjects for optical professionals.

Government Ministries & Agencies

Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
The Ministry is leading the health system into the new millennium with a consumer-centred and decentralized structure that will better manage health resources. Integration of the Ministry's activitie...


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