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Presenting CMA Patient Voice
The Canadian Medical Association’s (CMA’s) newest patient engagement initiative, the CMA Patient Voice aims to further enhance our ability to advocate for a healthy population and a vibrant profession.
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HUMA Committee releases its recommendations on seniors care in Canada
On Mar. 29, 2018, the House of Commons Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities (the HUMA Committee) presented a report titled Advancing Inclusion and Quality of Life for Seniors in the House of Commons.
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New appointments to the National Seniors Council
On Feb. 23, 2018, the face of the National Seniors Council was renewed with the appointment of a new chair and four new members.
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