Seniors in need, caregivers in distress: What are the home care priorities for seniors in Canada?

The Health Council of Canada releases a new report on home care in Canada Toronto, ON (April 16, 2012) – Today, the Health Council of Canada released Seniors in need, caregivers in distress: What are the home care priorities for seniors in Canada?  The report provides the first cross Canada snapshot on the needs of home care clients and their caregivers. The report looked at data from

Pathways: Canada’s Lymphedema Magazine

Spring 2012: A new Canadian lymphedema publication was launched by the Canadian Lymphedema Framework and its provincial affiliates. PATHWAYS – Canada’s Lymphedema Magazine Canada’s only magazine dedicated to matters related to lymphedema. This initiative supports the CLF’s mission to improve the management of lymphedema and related disorders in Canada. The full-colour, professional, 24 – 28 page magazine will be focused on empowering patients and professionals by

2012 Report Card on Cancer in Canada Released!

Annual Report Card on Cancer in Canada(TM) CALLS FOR GREATER INNOVATION IN CANCER CARE TO IMPROVE PATIENT OUTCOMES Cancer Advocacy Coalition of Canada Provides New Insights into Current Cancer Landscape Toronto, ON, April 11, 2012 – The Cancer Advocacy Coalition of Canada (CACC) reveals in its 2011-2012 Report Card on Cancer in Canada™ that innovative solutions are needed to improve the current landscape for cancer care, prevention and treatment in

Ontario Health Coalition Warns Ontario Budget Puts Health Care in Peril

April 2, 2012 Ontario Health Coalition Releases Four Demands to Protect Public Interest: Warns Ontario Budget Puts Health Care in Peril Toronto – As the Ontario budget debate begins in the legislature, the Ontario Health Coalition warned that the budget as it is now written would dismantle community hospitals and curtail access to care for thousands of elderly residents on wait lists. The coalition released four key demands