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Canada News Centre2017-10-04T11:16:00-04:00

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Government of Canada strengthens health partnerships in the Americas

Over the last three days, the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health and Dr. Theresa Tam, Chief Public Health Officer of Canada, held meetings in Washington, D.C., with health leaders and government officials from the United States and other countries in the Americas.Health Canada2017-09-27T11:57:42-04:00

Minister of Health engages United Nations on global health

The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor concluded her visit to New York City yesterday, where she attended several side-events at the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).Health Canada2017-09-23T08:23:56-04:00

Minister of Health to engage with partners on global health

The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor will make her first international trip as Health Minister, beginning with her participation in high-level meetings surrounding the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly at United Nations Headquarters in New York City.Public Health Agency of Canada2017-09-21T18:20:00-04:00

Minister of Health to speak about the Opioid Crisis at the Shepherds of Good Hope in Ottawa

The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Federal Minister of Health, will do a private tour of the Shepherds of Good Hope, where they offer treatment for substance use disorders. The Minister will take questions from the media on the Government of Canada's response to the Opioid Crisis following the tour.Health Canada2017-09-13T17:49:49-04:00

Technical Briefing to provide an update on the Government of Canada's latest actions in response to the opioid crisis

Health Canada, the Public Health Agency of Canada, the F/P/T Special Advisory Committee on the Epidemic of Opioid Overdoses and the Canadian Institute for Health Information will provide an update on the national data picture of apparent opioid-related deaths as well as emergency department visits and hospitalizations related to opioids.Health Canada2017-09-13T14:36:49-04:00

Message from the Minister of Health - World Suicide Prevention Day 2017

September 10 marks World Suicide Prevention Day, a day dedicated to raising awareness and taking action to prevent losses of life to suicide. In Canada, approximately 4,000 Canadians die by suicide each year.Public Health Agency of Canada2017-09-08T09:51:59-04:00

Health Canada releases review on Norway House Hospital 

In November 2016, Health Canada launched a review entitled Clinical Review of the Cases of Infant Misidentification at Norway House Hospital to determine what led to the misidentification of four individuals who were switched following their birth and to identify actions that may need to be taken to prevent such circumstances from ever happening again. Health Canada2017-08-31T13:27:37-04:00

Canada and Manitoba Reach Agreement on Targeted Health Funding

The federal government and the Government of Manitoba agreed to new targeted federal funding over 10 years for investments in home and community care and mental health and addictions. This reflects the federal government’s Budget 2017 national commitment to provide $11 billion over 10 years in new federal investments in these areas.Health Canada2017-08-21T09:29:15-04:00