TITLE

Physician advocacy essential for Canada's First Nations

AUTHOR(S)
Warren, Peter
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/23/2008, Vol. 179 Issue 7, p728
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the important role of the physicians for Canada's First Nations. He shares his view on the apology made by the Government of Canada to the First Nations' people for its residential school policy. He also discusses the findings and crusade of Dr. P.H. Bryce relative to the tuberculosis which had emerged in all Aboriginal population a century ago. He comments on the passive response of the government then until the present and on the role of the physicians.
ACCESSION #
34284165

 

Related Articles

  • MSO model is new favorite among docs. Jaklevic, Mary Chris // Modern Healthcare;8/19/96, Vol. 26 Issue 34, p29 

    Reports that physicians are pinning their hopes on the management service organization (MSO). Contract management and/or practice management services provided by MSO; MSOs' position between payers and providers; MSOs' rejection of the idea of forming their own health maintenance organization;...

  • Utilization of Former Military Medical Corpsmen In the Provision of Jail Health Services. King, Lambert; Reynolds, Arlen; Quentin Young // American Journal of Public Health;Aug77, Vol. 67 Issue 8, p730 

    In an effort to improve the quality of health services within a large urban jail, former military medical corpsmen have been employed as an integral component of a jail health service. Medical corpsmen are responsible for the performance of intake medical evaluations, delivery of prescription...

  • Practical and affordable measures for the protection of health care workers from tuberculosis in ... Harries, A.D.; Maher, D. // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;1997, Vol. 75 Issue 5, p477 

    Presents information on the global increase in tuberculosis, which is fuelled by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), and the health problems it presents for health care workers. Details on sub-Saharan Africa who have the highest risk of HIV and tuberculosis and whose health care workers are...

  • Measurement and determinants of tuberculosis outcome in Karonga District, Malawi. Glynn, J.R.; Warndorff, D.K.; Fine, P.E.M.; Munthali, M.M.; Sichone, W.; P�nnighaus, J.M. // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;1998, Vol. 76 Issue 3, p295 

    Focuses on the factors influencing the measurement and determinants associated with the outcome of tuberculosis (TB) in Karonga District, Malawi. What TB control policies emphasize; Information on what the interpretation of outcome data depends on; How cure rates are usually calculated.

  • Tuberculosis returns.  // Current Health 2;Oct92, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p26 

    Discusses the alarming increase in tuberculosis (TB) cases in the United States since 1985. American Lung Association estimates; How the Mycobacterium tuberculosis spreads from person to person; Impact of homelessness and the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV); High risk groups such as the...

  • TB a renewed threat. Dreher, Nancy // Current Health 2;Dec96, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p13 

    Discusses issues related to tuberculosis (TB). Etiology; Airborne transmission; Contributing factors to the re-emergence of TB; Treatment; Recommendation from the American Academy of Pediatrics for yearly skin tests for persons at high risk of getting the disease.

  • New deadly TB spreads rapidly.  // Executive Health's Good Health Report;Sep92, Vol. 28 Issue 12, p1 

    Looks at the report in the June 1992 issue of `Medical World News,' that the new wave of tuberculosis (TB) in several large cities includes a new drug-resistant strain. Use of air-tight masks by many doctors who car for TB patients; Atlanta and TB; Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control.

  • TB: Curable, preventable, but still a killer.  // FDA Consumer;Dec86/Jan87, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p7 

    Description of pulmonary (lung) tuberculosis; Stages of infection; Contamination spread; Susceptible populations; Cure; Drug therapy; Isoniazid. INSET: TB's well-known victims.;`White plague.'..

  • TB is decreasing overall, but not among foreign-born residents.  // Modern Medicine;Oct95, Vol. 63 Issue 10, p60 

    Presents an abstract of the article `Tuberculosis Morbidity--United States, 1994,' by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from `Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report' dated May 26, 1995.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics