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Patient and Family Centred Care Week – November 4-8

The theme for Patient and Family Centred Care Week will be “The Human Connection in Healthcare.” Below is a video that highlights what the human connection means to patients, families, and members of our care team at Alberta Children’s Hospital.

What does “The Human Connection in Healthcare” mean to you?

Connect Care Set to Launch

World Patient Safety Day

Lower Cost for Whom?

As you may be aware, more and more residents from the US are purchasing their prescription drugs from Canada, due to the lower prices. While this is increasing sales for pharmaceutical companies and their associates, there is a something more important that must be considered. Namely, what effect are the sales of Canadian medicine to our US neighbours having on Canada and we Canadians?

According to a number of professional groups, the outcome of these prescription sales may result in drug shortages Canada.  This, in turn, can have negative repercussions on the healthcare of Canadians.  As a letter sent by groups representing patients, health professionals, hospitals, and pharmacists to Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor states, “‘The Canadian medicine supply is not sufficient to support both Canadian and U.S. consumers…The supply simply does not, and will not, exist within Canada to meet such demands.”of the potential for increasing drug shortages.'”  Read more about this here.

Disparity in Healthcare?

Cultural Appropriateness of Health Services?

If you are interested in learning such things as:

  • The methods researchers used to engage people from a variety of ethnocultural communities in relation to their healthcare experiences,
  • Research findings: re: cultural-appropriateness of health services and resources,
  • Specific recommendations for a healthcare project in Alberta relating to its codesign and content as viewed through cultural appropriateness lens,


consider attending this free one-hour webinar.

Join Ali

What are you doing on June 20th from noon until 1 p.m. MT? Why not join Ali for what is sure to be an interesting webinar.