Endorsed Documents

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false 2008-01-01 The rates of physical inactivity and obesity among Canadian children are alarming. Let’s work together to teach kids how to make healthier choices today and develop lifelong healthy habits. , , , , 2008; Endorsement renewed 2011 , Physical and Health Education Canada,

Jan. 1, 2008


    false 2009-01-01 A patient and health education brochure with information about lowering sodium and reducing blood pressure. , , , Sodium tools , 2009 , Blood Pressure Canada. , , , ,Sodium tools. Detailed information on dietary sodium for public.

    Jan. 1, 2009

      10 Years Later: A Progress Report on the Blueprint for Action 2000

      The Quality End-of-Life Care Coalition of Canada (QELCCC) is a group of 30 national organizations concerned about quality of end-of-life care. The QELCCC provides a forum for its members to share information, identify needs and gaps in end-of-life care, and advocate – with federal and provincial governments -- for better hospice palliative and end-of-life care for all Canadians.

      rev 2009 Dec.

      A guide for health professionals working with aboriginal peoples (SOGC).

      Working with aboriginal peoples Aboriginal health is a highly relevant concern to the health care community. Aboriginal patients, whether identified as Aboriginal or not, will be encountered by most Canadian health care practitioners at some point in their practice. 

      2000 Dec.; Endorsement renewed 2009

      Admission of rural origin students to medical school - recommended strategies.

      This report presents education, funding and admissions process recommended strategies to increase the number of rural origin students in Canadian medical schools.


      Advisory on labelling of cough and cold products for children.

      Health Canada is advising consumers of the outcome of its review of cough and cold medicines for children under the age of 12.

      2008 Dec.

      Alcohol use and pregnancy consensus guidelines.

      Consumption of alcoholic drinks by Canadian women is common, pleasurable for many, and problematic for some. The nature and potential severity of the problems increase when alcohol is consumed during pregnancy.

      2010 Aug.

      Alzheimer Education Materials

      The CFPC has endorsed the attached documents produced by the Alzheimer’s Society of Canada.  They include information and questionnaires to be used by patients, their family members and family doctors to be aware of early signs of Alzheimer’s or other dementia.


      Anti-Stigma/Anti-Discrimination Initiative : Consensus meeting report.

       The consensus meeting was opened by Michael Howlett, President and CEO of the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC), who welcomed all of the participants, thanked them for coming and provided an overview of the primary purpose of the meeting—i.e. the joint development of a consensus vision, guiding principles and goals for the MHCC national Anti-stigma, / Anti-discrimination Initiative.

      2008 Sep.

      Breast Cancer Screening for Women, Clinical Practice Guidelines

      Recommendations are presented for the use of mammography, magnetic resonance imaging, breast self exam and clinical breast exam to screen for breast cancer. These recommendations apply only to women at average risk of breast cancer aged 40 to 74 years.

      2011 Dec.
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