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Topics: Health and Wellness

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June 1, 2004

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The Alberta Health Survey was conducted annually from 1995 to gather information about public perceptions of health and the health system in Alberta. Survey information is used for developing, monitoring and reporting on several performance measures identified in the Ministry of Health and...


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May 1, 2004

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Analysis of health data usually implies the use of a set of geographic boundaries. However, inconsistent sizes of mapping units create challenges for spatial research. Most studies use administrative boundaries, such as census divisions, census subdivisions, counties, and health regions. These...


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April 1, 2004

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Back belts may be appropriate in the treatment of certain back injuries. In these cases a back belt should be offered to an injured worker


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April 1, 2004

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This bulletin includes a review of the causes of back injury and the lifting principles.


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April 1, 2004

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This field manual was originally developed by the Technical Advisory Committee on Safe Drinking Water, which was established in 2001 to address the public health issues pertaining to drinking water. It was designed to be used by health agencies for the inspection and investigation of public,...


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April 1, 2004

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This brochure provides information on HIV/AIDS and steps that individuals can take to prevent human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection.


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March 1, 2004

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A province wide meningococcal immunization campaign took place over a six-month period between April 1 and September 30, 2001 throughout Alberta. The campaign had a preventive, proactive focus designed to protect two-to-24 year-olds. At the completion of four phases of meningococcal immunization...


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February 1, 2004

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This report documents the mapping template created within Alberta Health and Wellness to properly map health information. The template described allows the user to create consistent maps without the need to learn Geographic Information System (GIS) tools or other tools. The report is part of a...


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February 1, 2004

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A mother’s infection can harm her baby. Early detection means that steps can be taken to reduce the risk of harm. Information about testing for infectious diseases as part of good prenatal care is presented in this brochure.


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Last Modified

January 1, 2004

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In January 2002 the Alberta government accepted all 44 recommendations of the Premier’s Advisory council on Health. The government plan Alberta: Health First, Building a Better Public Health Care System, was developed to help achieve these recommendations. The Alberta government appointed the...