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Organizations: Health Publication Type: Fact Sheet

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January 23, 2019

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Alberta Aids to Daily Living assists Albertans with a long-term disability, chronic illness or terminal illness, in maintaining independence in their community. AADL provides funding for basic medical equipment and supplies to meet clinically assessed needs. The AADL bulletin provides notices,...


Views: 980
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January 23, 2019

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These bulletins are created to provide health care professionals with clarification and guidance in understanding the Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan (AHCIP) and to keep them apprised of updates and changes to the Plan. Bulletin numbering reflects the AHCIP services to which the bulletin...


Views: 1075
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January 21, 2019

Description

These bulletins are created to provide health care professionals with clarification and guidance in understanding the Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan (AHCIP) and to keep them apprised of updates and changes to the Plan. Bulletin numbering reflects the AHCIP services to which the bulletin...


Views: 38
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January 1, 2019

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Provides answers to some commonly-asked questions about the Immuzation Regulation.


Views: 193
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December 7, 2018

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As of January 1, 2019, pharmacists will be able to provide routine Pneumococcal Polysaccharide 23 –Valent vaccine (Pneumo-P 23) to eligible adults 65 years of age and older. This fact sheet outlines the eligibility criteria for the vaccine and reporting requirements for pharmacists. Included is...


Views: 362
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November 1, 2018

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Outlines a pertussis immunization program for pregnant women being implemented in January 2019. Immunization of mothers in the second or third trimester of pregnancy provides protection to infants until they are able to receive the pertussis vaccine, which occurs at two months of age.


Views: 300
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September 18, 2018

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The Protection for Persons in Care in Care Act promotes the prevention and reporting of abuse of adult Albertans who receive publicly-funded care or support services. This brochure explains the Act, provides a definition of abuse, outlines how to report abuse and describes the review process once...


Views: 4915
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July 1, 2018

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Provides program information and eligibility requirements for dental and optical assistance for seniors programs.


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June 27, 2018

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Information about the surface soil test results conducted in the Verte Homesteader community in northeast Edmonton. The fact sheet provides the main findings from the testing, public health information, and the next steps in the assessment of the area surrounding the site of the former Domtar...


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January 10, 2018

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Kidney cancer is a malignant tumour that starts in the cells of the kidney, but can metastasize to other parts of the body. One of the surgical treatment options for this cancer is robotic partial nephrectomy (RAPN). This resource summarizes the findings of a review of research comparing the...