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September 30, 2014

Today's Family Medicine News Highlights

Today's Family Medicine News Highlights

    September 2014

    New CFPC Release: Dried Cannabis Preliminary Guidance

    Developed by CFPC members from the College’s Special Interests or Focused Practices program committees, the guidelines are available to assist with requests from patients to authorize access to dried cannabis.

    Week of September 29, 2014

    What's on at the College

    An overview of upcoming CFPC activities and events.

      September 9, 2014

      CFPC and MCC Announce New Examination Structure for Family Medicine

      As of 2016, the harmonized format of the examination will no longer be offered.

      August 16, 2014

      Statement from the CFPC, CMA and Royal College Regarding Upcoming Health Canada Drug Awareness Campaign

      The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC), Canadian Medical Association (CMA) and Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada will not be participating in Health Canada’s upcoming anti-drug educational campaign targeted at young Canadians.

      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).  

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