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BC Nurses' Union
The British Columbia Nurses' Union represents more than 32,000 nurses and allied health workers who provide care in hospitals, long-term care and the community. BCNU is active in campaigns to address the nursing shortage...
Canadian Academy of Periodontology
The CAP is the national voluntary organization for periodontists, dentists who are certified specialists in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the soft tissue and bone in the mouth. The mission of the CAP is to p...
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 integ...
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 an...
College of Nurses of Ontario
The College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) is the governing body for 150,000 Registered Nurses (RNs), Registered Practical Nurses (RPNs) and Nurse Practitioners (NPs) in Ontario, Canada. The College regulates nursing in the ...
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 t...
Ontario Association of Medical Radiation Sciences
OAMRT 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,...
Ontario Nurses' Association
The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) is the union representing 59,000 registered nurses and allied health professionals and more than 13,000 nursing student affiliates providing care in hospitals, long-term care facilit...
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 stan...
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Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
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
A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to health care politics and economics in the Sources directory for the media.
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
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
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Social determinants of health are the economic and social conditions under which people live which determine their health.
Sources Select Health Experts
Health experts available to take media calls about their area of expertise.
Sources Select Health Practitioners
Health Practitioners available to take media calls about their area of expertise.
Ten Health Care Myths
Medicare's opponents have launched a sustained ideological attack on medicare. Their propaganda relies on myths and misrepresentations.
Secrets Your Doctor Won't Share With You
Martin. Dr. Anthony W.
Social Determinants of Health
Raphael, Dennis (ed.)
The social determinants of health are summarized and analyzed by over 30 medical and social academics.
Articles and resources providing information, inspiration and opportunities for people with disabilities, their families, friends, and professionals.
For the French-speaking pharmacist. Concerned with professional news, evaluation of new drugs, reports on regulations.
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...
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 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 Journal of Anesthesia
Publishes original scientific papers related to anesthesia. The official voice of the Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society.
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 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.
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...
Chronicle of Skin & Allergy
Scientific magazine providing news and information on practical therapeutics and clinical progress in dermatologic medicine.
Medical education review articles for Québec physicians.
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
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.
Journal of Cutaneous Medicine & Surgery
Reflecting the state of the art in cutaneous biology and dermatology by providing original scientific writings and complete critical review of the dermatology literature.
The Medical Post
The leading national newspaper for the Canadian medical profession.
Information of interest and relevance to the mental health field as a whole, including consumers and families.
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.
Clinical dental journal reaching practicing dentists across Canada.
Platform for the exchange of medical information to assist doctors with problems relating to specific practice-based situations.
Advice on the diagnosis, treatment, and long-term management of problems seen in primary care office 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.
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 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 decent...