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October 2, 2014 (Ottawa, ON), The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) believes in working with dental industry leaders to enhance both the dental hygiene profession and oral health overall.  CDHA is committed to growing successful partnerships with these companies who are global frontrunners in innovative oral health care products and enlightened ambassadors for the profession.

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September 29, 2014 (Ottawa, ON), On October 1, Canadians will honour and celebrate the older adults whose mentoring, leadership, and volunteerism have shaped the nation.  National Seniors Day is also a perfect opportunity for dental hygienists to remind this vital segment of our population of the importance of maintaining good oral hygiene habits.

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Ottawa, September 26, 2014 – The Canadian Association of Midwives (CAM) was pleased to accompany the Right Honourable Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada, to the United Nations General Assembly in New York City on September 25, 2014.

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September 11, 2014 (Ottawa, ON) - The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) is proud to recognize eighteen leaders in oral health for their outstanding contributions to the profession of dental hygiene, the national association, and to the overall health and well-being of the Canadian public.

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Ottawa, ON (Tuesday, August 26) – HealthCareCAN is heartened by the strong public support for Canada’s publicly-funded healthcare system as expressed in the Canadian Health Coalition’s annual survey of Canadians.

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A new web platform for the Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research launches today

OTTAWA, ON- Dietitians of Canada (DC) is re-launching the Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research today in a brand new format.The peer-reviewed quarterly publication will now be available exclusively online with Canadian Science Publishing (CSP).

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OTTAWA - Yesterday representatives of the Association of Faculties of Medicine (AFMC) held a successful meeting with Health Minister Rona Ambrose where they discussed health research, physician resource planning and AFMC's central role in the selection and education of physicians throughout their careers.

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Speech-Language and Audiology Canada asks for leadership and action

Ottawa, ON (May 7, 2014) — Every single dollar invested in childhood health and development saves up to nine dollars in future health, social and justice services. Despite this incredible 800% return on investment, the importance of funding programs aimed at the early identification and intervention of communication disorders continues to be overlooked.

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The Canadian Association of Community Health Centres (CACHC) commends the Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW) on release of its first provincial index report, How are Ontarians Really Doing?. Among the many important insights and recommendations contained within the report, the CIW is calling on Ontario’s provincial government to continue its expansion of a comprehensive Community Health Centres (CHCs) network. CACHC's Chair, Jane Moloney, issued the following statement:

 

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(OTTAWA) – Dietitians of Canada and the Canadian Public Health Association are disturbed by the conclusions and recommendations outlined in the Fraser Institute report released April 28, 2014. The report’s interpretation of health and economic data could lead to confusion among both policy-makers and the public.