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    Press Release / communiqué de presse

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    Press Release

    HEAL Offers Solutions for Health Accord: HEAL has issued a policy roadmap for health reforms: "The Canadian Way", which recommends targeted funding including... Read Press Release Read More
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    Our members are mobilizing in response to the arrival of Syrian refugees to our country. Read more Read More
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The implementation of Medicare in the 1960s required a major investment in capacity-building to train health professionals.  The Heath Resources Fund Act – introduced by the federal government in 1966 played a key role in enabling a significant expansion in training capacity across the provinces for a range of health practitioners.  Over forty years later, with the challenges associated with an aging workforce and a higher volume and complexity of population health needs, the Health Action Lobby (HEAL) believes that bold action is once again required.

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