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May 1, 2013

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Older Albertans are the fastest growing age group in the province. This report is intended to bring light to the diverse experiences of aging in Alberta and to change the way people think and feel about aging. It is also meant to challenge perceptions of what it means to grow older. Topics...


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August 1, 2012

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This report from the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health is the latest in a series of annual reports of tuberculosis control in Alberta. It spans the five-year period from 2005 to 2009, and as such allows both a longitudinal and current view of key measures of tuberculosis control in...


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April 1, 2017

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Provides valuable information about budgeting for further education, including: the value of continued learning, living and school related costs, financial management (including budgeting techniques), sources of financial assistance and where to apply.


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May 13, 2015

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In 2009, the World Health Organization declared the first influenza pandemic in 41 years. The new strain was named influenza A(H1N1)pdm09. In 2010, the Minister of Alberta Health and Wellness (AHW) asked the Health Quality Council of Alberta to conduct a comprehensive review of the Alberta...


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March 31, 2017

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On October 27, 2016, Alberta announced it was implementing a range of new tools to address overdoses and deaths related to fentanyl and other opioids as part of an urgent government response to reduce the harms associated with opioid misuse. These reports from the Office of the Chief Medical...


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July 1, 2011

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Marketing of unhealthy foods and beverages that targets children and families is having a harmful effect on the health of these populations. This report from the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health outlines why this should be of concern to Albertans, why action should be taken now, and...


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June 1, 2014

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This report from the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health presents a detailed review of active tuberculosis in Alberta over a three-year period from 2010 to 2012. It follows previous surveillance reports of tuberculosis in Alberta for 2000-2004 and 2005-2009.


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January 1, 2013

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The Provincial FASD Service Network Program is made up of 12 Networks across the province, each providing a single point of entry for individuals and caregivers seeking assistance. The Networks are responsible for delivering FASD services across the lifespan in three areas: Awareness and...


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January 1, 2008

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The FASD 10-Year Strategic Plan provides an overview of the scope and impact of FASD on individuals and families in Alberta. It identifies a vision, mission statement, guiding principles and a broad framework for the coordination, planning and delivery of FASD services across Alberta


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January 1, 2010

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The Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Cross‐Ministry Committee (FASD‐CMC) Annual Report 2009‐2010 outlines the many ways the FASD initiative is making a difference in the lives of Albertans affected by FASD across their lifespan


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January 1, 2013

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Taking Action on FASD newsletter was produced by the Alberta FASD Cross-Ministry Committee and focuses on issues and work being done across Alberta around Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.


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December 1, 2010

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The number of identified cases of syphilis increased significantly between 2000 and 2009, and has spread outside known high risk groups to the general population. The need to interrupt this outbreak is compounded by the occurrence of babies being born with congenital syphilis. After a brief...


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May 31, 2009

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On November 18 and 19, 2008 approximately 70 key stakeholders with experience and expertise in assessment and diagnosis from across North America gathered in Edmonton to discuss the basic elements of a comprehensive and coordinated system for conducting assessments and developing diagnostic...


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June 1, 2011

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Current research has shown the strong connection between the early childhood years and life-long health, well-being, learning and behavior. This report from the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health looks at the current state of research on early childhood development, discusses the roles...


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January 1, 2010

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This report identifies principles, guidelines and actions to achieve greater alignment between the community adult learning and post-secondary systems.


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February 1, 2012

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Waterpipes, commonly referred to as hookah, shisha and narghile, can have health effects similar to cigarette use and can lead to increased risks from exposure to carbon monoxide, exposure to second hand smoke and tobacco addiction. This report from the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of...


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April 28, 2017

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Often referred to as the Blue Book, this publication shows who is doing business with government and selected payments that have been made for supplies or services purchased by departments from the General Revenue Fund. A separate section for procurement card payments was added to the publication...


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August 1, 2014

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In recent years, corn production in Alberta has been expanding, reaching 40,000 seeded acres in 2014. There are several factors underlying this expansion and this report’s intention is to examine these factors, discuss the future potential for this crop in Alberta and make comparisons to the...


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January 1, 2013

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This two-page information sheet provides a general introduction to the topic of elder abuse, including how to identify the signs of elder abuse and what to do and who to call if elder abuse is suspected.


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April 1, 2016

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Presents statistics on distracted driving convictions between 2011 - 2016 which includes out of Province..