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"To address such a global and formidable challenge, nothing less than a Copernican revolution is needed in the way the global community addresses health labour issues" Agnes Soucat calls for a revolution in health labour markets in the new issue of World Health and PopulationThe Global Health Workforce: Striving for Equity Tackling Challenges on the Ground


The Road to Harm is Paved with Good Intentions – The Patient Experience Matters by Peter Cox and Hugh MacLeod

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Just released! World Health and Population Vol. 16, No. 1
Theme: The Global Health Workforce: Striving for Equity 

This issue covers “large shortages of health professionals, competency, scope of practice, lack of credentialing and licensure mechanisms for cadres of health workers; maldistribution of the health workforce; protection of health workers; perverse incentives engendered by health systems and their impact on professional practice, access and costs; and how the lack of health workforce measurement cripples health systems and thwarts population health.” – Marilyn De Luca, Guest Editor

Hiring Digital Experts Can Help Improve Healthcare Quality by Josh Tepper

Starting work before 10 a.m. is tantamount to torture and is making staff sick and stressed: researcher

Moral Distress among Healthcare Managers: Conditions, Consequences and Potential Responses

Physician Assisted Death Medical Marijuana: Nurses:
Federal Election 2015: Markham Stouffville Hospital receives grant to study effects of pet ownership on health

Listen: Older is wiser and happier

Longwoods' Events

Breakfast with the Chiefs, Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - Toronto, ON - REGISTRATION CLOSES AT NOON
Dr. Edward M. Brown, William F. Falk and Jennifer Zelmer
Moderator: André Picard, Public Health Reporter, The Globe and Mail
Topic: Virtually There? Digital Health and the Transformation of Care
Sponsored by: IBMMedtronicCernerCFHI 
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Breakfast with the ChiefsTuesday, October 06, 2015 - Toronto, ON
Michael Green and Sri Velamoor
Topic: Consumers Around the World are Impacting the Canadian Digital Health Agenda
Sponsored by: CFHI
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Save the Date - November 19, 2015
TELUS Health Talks with Dr. Mark Britnell, Chairman and Partner of the Global Health Practice at KPMG.
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  • Lena Derie-Gillespie to Medical Officer of Health, Medicine Hat, AB
  • William Charnetski to Chief Health Innovation Strategist, Government of Ontario, Toronto, ON
  • Anita Gagnon to Interim Director, Ingram School of Nursing, McGill University, Montreal, QC
  • Graham Woodward to Vice President, Cardiac Care Network, Toronto, ON
  • Guangyong Zou to Acting Chair, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western, London, ON
  • Dr. Joseph Elliot to President and CEO, ANRis Pharma Inc., Kirkland, QC

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