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October 21, 2014

Today's Family Medicine News Highlights

Today's Family Medicine News Highlights

    October 2014

    What You Need to Know about the Ebola Virus Disease

    Click here to read a backgrounder on Ebola - helpful information about the virus and how you can support efforts to contain the spread of the disease.

    Week of October 20, 2014

    What's on at the College

    An overview of upcoming CFPC activities and events.

      October 3, 2014

      CFPC Annual Meeting of Members

      Please join your fellow members for the College’s Annual Meeting of Members.

        October 2014

        Family Doctor Week 2014

        The College of Family Physicians of Canada proudly acknowledges the outstanding contributions of Canadian family doctors for their dedication to their patients and the delivery of high-quality health care. Family Doctor Week in Canada will be celebrated during the week of the annual Family Medicine Forum from November 13 to 15 in Quebec City, QC.

          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.

          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.  

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