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July 25, 2014

Today's Family Medicine News Highlights

Today's Family Medicine News Highlights

    Week of July 20, 2014

    What's on at the College

    An overview of upcoming CFPC activities and events.

      July 2014

      CFPC Statement re Reversal of Refugee Health Care Cuts

      The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) applauds today’s Federal Court ruling that will require the federal government to reverse cuts to refugee health care. The government is given four months to implement the changes that it imposed in 2012 under the Interim Federal Health Program (IFHP) - which provides a means to ensure health standards for a temporary period of time for refugee claimants.

      July 2014

      Prevention in Hand: CFPC develops new health info resource in collaboration with Public Health Agency of Canada

      The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) in partnership with the Public Health Agency of Canada (the Agency) are collaborating on the development of the Prevention in Hand (PiH) initiative, a user-friendly website and mobile application that will be a valuable health care resource to easily access current and accurate information about the prevention of chronic diseases.  

      June 20, 2014

      CFPC Supports Federal Government’s Consultation on Prescription Drug Abuse

      The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) applauds Health Minister Rona Ambrose and the Government of Canada for launching a consultation to propose the regulation of tamper-resistant properties for prescription drugs.

      June 19, 2014

      60/20 Anniversary Letter from the Prime Minister

      In honour of the 60th anniversary of the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) and the 20th anniversary of the Research and Education Foundation (REF), the CFPC received a congratulatory letter from the Right Honourable Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada.

      June 19, 2014

      CFPC receives a letter from federal Minister of Health

      The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) received a letter from the federal Minister of Health, the Honourable Rona Ambrose recognizing its 60th anniversary of the and the 20th anniversary of the Research and Education Foundation (REF).  

      June 11, 2014

      Genetics and Paediatric Health - A new online module

      The Canadian Institute of Child Health (CICH), in partnership with McGill University, University of Manitoba and the Winnipeg Health Region has launched a new online module focused on Genetics and Paediatric Health.

      June 2014

      CFPC Board Meeting Highlights May 30 - June 1, 2014

      The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) Board of Directors met on May 30 and June 1, 2014, and hosted its annual Leaders’ Forum on May 31, 2014.

      May 30, 2014

      CFPC meets with Health Minister and WHO to support Maternal and Child Health

      The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) joined the federal Minister of Health, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, and the Director-General of the World Health Organization, Dr. Margaret Chan, at the Roundtable on Maternal and Child Health. The Roundtable concludes a high-level, international summit on Maternal, Newborn and Child Health.

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