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CEO Deb Gordon talks about the role of data in enhancing Canada’s health workforce

Data is to health care as sun is to summer. One isn’t as good without the other.Data can tell us how people in Canada are using our health system. It can show us where resources are needed most, what interventions are having an impact, and where the health workforce needs support. That’s why as interim...
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Health Workforce Data In Canada: How to Optimize its Use within Research

Health Workforce Canada Board Director Dr. Kim McGrail will speak at this webinar, hosted by CIHR, which brings together health workforce researchers with key pan-Canadian data stewards and Health Workforce Canada to discuss what health workforce data are available to Canadian researchers, how to access and use the data, and associated data privacy issues to...
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Acting on new insights about family doctor practice will have positive impact on health workforce challenges

Creation of Health Workforce Canada, new data, employer toolkits, policy changes among key actions underway By Health Workforce Canada A report released this week by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) builds on our understanding about factors that may be contributing to the availability of primary care in Canada, and is one of several...
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Health Workforce Canada celebrates vital role of women in strong health workforce

Women play a vital role in Canada’s health workforce. They are physicians and nurses, midwives and personal and other support workers. They are allied health professionals – dentists, dental assistants, dental hygienists, and part of many other clinical groups. Women, too, are an essential part of the workforce in clinical and corporate support, research and...
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