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  • Health Care in Canada | Health Care Policies in Canada | Resources
    Recherche du Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec and Université de Laval Taking the truth test Seeking confirmation of pilot results for an ALS treatment before proceeding Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Society of Canada and Sunnybrook Health Science Centre Challenging training for a challenging disease a fellowship in Parkinson s disease Parkinson Society Canada and Toronto Western Hospital UHN The Eye Substituting new genes for old to help people with inherited blindness Foundation for Fighting Blindness and the Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute Looking inside the cell to find treatments for eye cancers in children Canadian Cancer Society and Alberta Health Services Lighting the way seeking a cure for congenital stationary night blindness Foundation for Fighting Blindness and Alberta Health Services Multi System The ABCs of PDT Understanding how light therapy works on cancer Canadian Cancer Society and the British Columbia Cancer Research Centre Clearing a passage to health working to cure cystic fibrosis from the cell up Cystic Fibrosis Canada and the Hospital for Sick Children Towards the prevention of the common cold Identifying virus pathways The Lung Association and the University Health Network A Canada wide collaboration to help Lupus patients The Arthritis Society and the University Health Network The Spine Behind a painful spine finding the gene that causes Ankylosing Spondylitis The Arthritis Society and the University Health Network The Heart Improving survival rates from sudden cardiac arrest The Heart and Stroke Foundation St Michael s Hospital and the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute The Right Direction An atlas a report card and a nation wide effort to improve outcomes of cardiac care The Heart and Stroke Foundation and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre What s good for hearts will also prevent strokes The Heart and Stroke Foundation and Lawson the Health Research Institute for London Health Sciences Centre St Joseph

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  • Health Care in Canada | Canadian Health Policy | HCCC Documents
    2011 International Report on Access to Medicines reviews a total of 173 drugs covering 213 indications The report reviews how drug plans in Canada and 31 OECD countries publicly reimbursed 123 drugs covering 142 indications that were the object of CEDAC recommendations and 50 oncology drugs covering 71 indications approved for use in Canada between 2004 and December 2010 Public reimbursement status is current to July 31 2011 Read the

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  • Health Care in Canada | Health Care Policies in Canada | Resources
    Resources How To Health Guide Caring for Everybody Position Statements Documents Health Information Publication Archives How To Health Guide Membership Information Contact the HCCC Health Information The Government of Canada s new Recalls and Safety Alerts web application on HealthyCanadians gc ca provides an easy to use one stop shop for recalls and safety alerts Tweet Visit HCCC Email Us 613 232 7266 Health Charities Coalition of Canada 41 Empress

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  • Health Care in Canada | Healthcare System | Health Care Issues
    prepared by Imagine Canada April 2001 Increasing Wellness in Canadians The Role of Health Charities Research Health Research An Investment in Canada s Well Being A Publication of The Health Research Advocacy Network 2002 CIHR and Voluntary Health Sector Survey Report May 2001 CIHR Progress Report Other Recommendations to Standing Senate Committee on Banking Trade and Commerce December 2004 Investing in Health 2003 A report to the Coalition of National

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  • Health Policy Canada | Health Charities Canada | HCCC History
    address that The voluntary health sector had long had a strong voice in policy development and the development and implementation of national projects initiated by the federal government and others It was time to ensure that the collective voice of citizens from across the country was heard at the federal level It was becoming more important for the sector to develop new ways of working together Without a strong and effective coalition an important voice would not be heard The Minister of Health expressed his support for the establishment of a Liaison Committee with senior departmental officials to meet with representatives from national voluntary organizations working in health Accordingly the Coalition of National Voluntary Organizations NVO received a financial contribution from Health Canada to establish a Health Issues Office the primary objective of which was to work with national voluntary organizations working in health The option of establishing aCanadian Council of Health Charities CCOHC was explored Such a council would allow for more cohesive involvement with the broader voluntary sector on common issues and there would be an increased ability to present a collective view publicly ie at the political and departmental levels as well as with other coalitions etc The Council was designed to be an umbrella coalition for national health charities to work together The Coalition had the following functions To act as a vehicle for national health charities to work together on common issues and concerns To empower national health charities to increase their capacity to respond to issues To provide a common voice on common issues To act as a resource to member organizations To provide networking opportunities To increase awareness of the contribution of health charities to Canada s social fabric To provide a mechanism to communicate with sub sectors of the voluntary sector government

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  • Health Policy Canada | Health Charities Canada | HCCC Governance
    and the financial services agent The Governing Council provides strategic guidance for the organization and evaluates its performance to ensure that the organization achieves its mission and mandate It also provides oversight and direction to the Executive Director Governing Council Members Chair Paul Shay National Executive Director The Kidney Foundation of Canada Vice Chair Pamela Fralick President and CEO Canadian Cancer Society Past Chair Yves Savoie President and CEO Multiple

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  • Health Policy Canada | Health Charities Canada | Award of Distinction
    announced annually in the spring The Award of Distinction is comprised of two categories Outstanding Employee s Volunteer of an HCCC member organization Outstanding Canadian Outstanding Employee s Volunteer s of an HCCC Member Organization This award is to recognize outstanding employees or volunteers of HCCC Member Organizations who have directly provided leadership and or outstanding support to the charitable health sector Nominate an outstanding employee volunteer HCCC Award of

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  • award of distinction
    for some health care needs and a costly system for other needs drugs dentistry and home care is really the worst of both worlds Chronic Condition breaks the silence about the huge changes and real choices that Canadians face In addition to authoring the book Simpson has given many talks to emphasize the importance of updating Canada s health care system As a well known author speaker and journalist he has focused attention of the public politicians and policy makers on the health care system and the need for supporting and reforming it Jeffrey Simpson has been The Globe and Mail s national affairs columnist for almost three decades He has won all three of Canada s leading literary prizes the Governor General s Award for non fiction book writing the National Magazine Award for political writing and the National Newspaper Award for column writing He has also won the Hyman Solomon Award for excellence in public policy journalism and the Donner Prize for the best public policy book by a Canadian In 2006 Simpson was awarded the Charles Lynch Award in recognition of his outstanding coverage of national issues In January 2000 he became an Officer of the Order of Canada He has written numerous magazine articles for such publications as Saturday Night Report on Business Magazine the Journal of Canadian Studies and Queen s Quarterly He has spoken at dozens of major conferences in Canada and internationally on a variety of domestic and international issues Mr Simpson is a frequent participant in political debate on radio and television in French and in English He has been a guest lecturer at such universities as Oxford Edinburgh Harvard Princeton Brigham Young Johns Hopkins Maine California plus more than a dozen universities in Canada He was a John S Knight fellow

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