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Topics: Health and Wellness

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March 1, 2003

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The information in this booklet can help you do some of the planning that may help your family and friends in the time after your death. Cultural beliefs, traditions and practices can easily be incorporated into these plans. This booklet provides information about funerals, legal requirements...


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March 1, 2003

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The Expert Advisory Panel to Review Publicly Funded Health Services was established in May 2002 to review and make recommendations on public funding for the current basket of health services and to recommend an appraisal process for reviewing new and existing health services on an ongoing basis....


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January 1, 2003

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This report contains data on selected blood-borne pathogen and sexually transmitted infections in Alberta, including AIDS, HIV, hepatitis C virus, and hepatitis B virus. Background information is provided on the effects of each virus, modes of transmission, available treatments, and national and...


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January 1, 2003

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Alberta provides medically necessary services in a public system that follows the principles of the Canada Health Act. Alberta also provides full and partial coverage for some health care services not required by the Canada Health Act. This publication provides information on the Alberta Health...


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January 1, 2003

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In November 1999, the Long Term Care Review Policy Advisory Committee released the report Healthy Aging: New Directions for Care. The Committee report and additional public input and suggestions were thoroughly reviewed by Alberta Health and Wellness, and in April 2000 the government released its...


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January 1, 2003

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This booklet outlines the many birth control options available today and how to choose. It also discusses how to prevent sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).


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January 1, 2003

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Under the leadership of the Provincial Health Office, four government departments have expanded and updated a coordinated provincial plan for responding to West Nile virus in Alberta. The purpose of the plan is to minimize the risk of WNv infection to humans. A number of coordinated activities...


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December 1, 2002

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Alberta Blue Cross (ABC) has been providing supplementary health care plan services since 1996. Since this time, concern has been expressed regarding ABC competing directly in the supplementary health care insurance industry and unfairly enjoying competitive advantages. In August 2002, The...


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December 1, 2002

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Following on recommendations in the report to the Premier’s Advisory Council on Health, The Expert Advisory Panel to review publicly funded health services was established in May 2002 to review the current publicly-funded health services and to review new health services to ensure that Alberta’s...


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December 1, 2002

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This annual report responds to Albertans’ interest in receiving more information about access to health services in the province. It also includes information about how "healthy" Albertans feel and the main reasons why they become ill or die. Overall, they show some areas where Alberta's health...