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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...
Hospital Employees' Union
HEU, the B.C. Health Services Division of CUPE and B.C.'s largest health care union, represents 46,000 health workers in acute care, long-term care and community services. HEU is active on health policy issues; women's rights; pay...
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...
Society of Rural Physicians of Canada
An independent voluntary association of rural physicians from across Canada, advocating for sustainable conditions for rural health-care workers, equitable access to health care for rural Canadians, and a National Rural Health Str...
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

Conservative Party Announcement on Cigarillos and Tobacco Product Marketing Good News for Canadians: Lung Association
2008-09-17
Canadian Lung Association
The Lung Association was pleased today by the Conservative Party of Canada announcement that, if elected, they would move to crackdown on cigarillos and tobacco product marketing.
Medical Reform Group shocked at physician protest
2010-02-24
Medical Reform Group of Ontario
Medical Reform Group supports legislation
1986-03-24
Medical Reform Group of Ontario

Sources Select Resources

Pharmaceutical policy
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Pharmaceutical policy is a branch of health policy that deals with the development, provision and use of medications within a health care system.
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

Private Profits vs Public Policy
The Pharmaceutical Industry and the Canadian State
Lexchin, Joel
Book
2016
According to Joel Lexchin, "Given the central role that medicines play in keeping us healthy, it is essential that we understand the policy environment that governs drug development, from the initial ...

Media

Alberta RN
The nursing profession in Alberta.
Alliance
Member activities and profiles of the AMEC.
Canadian Journal of Rural Medicine
Peer-reviewed journal. Health issues, rural health policies and clinical information.

Government Ministries & Agencies

Canadian Institutes of Health Research
"To excel...in the creation of new knowledge and its translation into improved health for Canadians, more effective health services and products and a strengthened Canadian health care system."
Health Canada
Health Canada is the Federal department responsible for helping Canadians maintain and improve their health, while respecting individual choices and circumstances.
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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