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Health issues in rural Canada

Canada. Library of Parliament.

Health issues in rural Canada

by Canada. Library of Parliament.

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Published by Library of Parliament in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health care -- Canada -- Rural areas.,
  • Rural conditions -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    6

    StatementTherese Jennissen.
    SeriesBackground Paper 325
    ContributionsJennissen, Therese.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21549588M

    In , rural Canadians self-reported higher rates of depression and ‘fair’ or ‘poor’ mental health in comparison with their fellow Canadians (Statistics Canada, ). In addition, rural Canadians have been reported more likely to suffer a major depressive episode or be hospitalized for emotional problems (Rost, Adams, Xu & Dong, ).   Introduction: Primary Care Physicians (PCP) play a key role in the recognition and management of child/adolescent mental health struggles. In rural and under-serviced areas of Canada, there is a gap between child/adolescent mental health needs and service provision.

    Medications and Your Health: Rural and urban health in Canada. Over 95% of Canada's land mass is rural, with approximately 20% of Canadians living in those regions. A collaborative study was published in on the differences between rural and urban health in Canada. Health-related differences This study found that those who lived in rural or remote areas had a higher mortality rate (i. The Changing Face of Rural &Small Town America • Changing demographics –growing Hispanic population –aging population –outflow of young adults--inflow of older adults, birth rates declining • Health issues –Obesity above national rates for all age groups –rural kids less likely to walk to school –Populace is very auto-reliant.

      The last part introduces unique ethical challenges facing rural health care providers and proposes innovative solutions to those problems. This volume is a useful resource for bioethicists, members of rural bioethics committees and networks, policy makers, teachers of health care providers, and rural practitioners themselves. A manual of family medicine for India. This book covers the following topics: organs of digestion, malarial diseases, specific germ diseases, diseases of defective nutritian, specific blood diseases, diseases of the lungs and air passages, diseases of the nervous system, diseases of the heart, urinary diseases, diseases and injuries of the skin, diseases of women, surgical diseases and.


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Health issues in rural Canada by Canada. Library of Parliament. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Health issues in rural Canada. [Therese Jennissen; Canada. Library of Parliament. Research Branch.] -- "This paper examines two important issues. The first is the availability of and access to good quality health care in rural areas, paying particular attention to needs of women, children, youth.

Residents and health care providers in rural communities face different health care challenges than people in urban communities.

At the same time, rural communities, regions and health systems can be very different from one another. Rural people have a unique set of health issues; they experience social, cultural, and economic disadvantages that can increase their risk for adverse health consequences.

The first text of its kind, Critical Issues in Rural Health, provides comprehensive sociological study of rural health and health care trends in the United States, by. Health Literacy in Rural Communities: Challenges and Champions / D.

Gillis and S. Sears. Potholes along the Roads: The Ethics of Health Research in Rural and Remote Canada / S. Wilson-Forsberg and J. Easley. Part 5: Rural Health Issues. 16 “Beyond Tired of Driving that Far”: HIV/AIDS Information Exchange in Rural Canada / R.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Health and place in rural Canada / A.M. Williams and J.C. Kulig --Rural health status and determinants in Canada / M. DesMeules, R.W. Pong, J. Read Guernsey, F. Wang, W. Luo, and M.P.

Dressler --Children, youth, and young adults and the gap in health. 1 Health and Place in Rural Canada / A.M.

Williams and J.C. Kulig Part 1: Rural Health Status 2 Rural Health Status and Determinants in Canada / M. DesMeules, R.W. Pong, J. Read Guernsey, F. Wang, W. Luo, and M.P. Dressler 3 Children, Youth and Young Adults and the Gap in Health Status Between Urban and Rural Canadians / A.

Ostry. Health in Rural Canada makes a significant contribution to our understanding of the pressing issues and substantive challenges in rural health needs, practices, and policies.

Illuminating rural health care and rural diversity, this book offers breadth and interdisciplinary perspectives that will benefit both policymakers and scholars in the field and serve as a useful classroom resource for.

This book, consisting of 27 chapters, provides a comprehensive overview of the state of rural health and health care in Canada.

The book is organized in seven parts under the following headings: (1) rural health status; (2) rural health human resources; (3) rural health services delivery; (4) rural health policy and research; (5) rural health issues; (6) First Nations in rural settings; and (7).

Rural Health Research Centers are funded by the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy to produce policy-relevant research and analysis on healthcare and issues impacting healthcare in rural areas.

Research findings are also used to inform a wide audience of national, state, and local decision-makers concerned with rural health. Although one book cannot possibly encompass all topics, this one did not provide in-depth coverage of several important rural health issues, such as alcohol and substance abuse, domestic violence, sexually transmitted infections, adolescent pregnancy, and diabetes prevention and management.

Rural Canada is about 20% of the employed Canadian workforce, one-third of the Canadian population and over 90% of the nation’s territory.

Many rural communities in Canada are facing demographic, ecological, economic and social challenges due to geographic and social isolation, depletion of natural resources, boom-and-bust cycles in primary industries, chronic high unemployment, out. Rural Americans face numerous health disparities compared with their urban counterparts.

More than 46 million Americans, or 15 percent of the U.S. population, live in rural areas external icon as defined by the U.S. Census Bureau. A series of studies from CDC is drawing attention to the significant gap in health between rural and urban Americans.

Clearly the biggest issue facing all healthcare providers, both rural and urban, this year and into the next decade or longer is the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable. The last part introduces unique ethical challenges facing rural health care providers and proposes innovative solutions to those problems.

This volume is a useful resource for bioethicists, members of rural bioethics committees and networks, policy makers, teachers of health care providers, and rural practitioners themselves.

A comprehensive single-source book about rural mental health and substance abuse. Provides the latest information and results from research concerning these two topics.

Covers: mental disorders in rural areas; alcohol and other drug abuse in rural areas: a review of epidemiologic evidence; mental health service delivery in rural areas: organizational and clinical issues; human resource issues.

Health in Rural Canada makes a significant contribution to our understanding of the pressing issues and substantive challenges in rural health needs, practices, and policies.

Illuminating rural health care and rural diversity, this book offers breadth and interdisciplinary perspectives that will benefit both policymakers and scholars in the field and serve as a useful classroom resource for Format: Paperback.

Of the limited literature that discusses the specific challenges faced by rural acute care clinicians, a qualitative study of the workforce issues of 21 nurses from seven hospitals in rural Canada found they were concerned about: 'organisational change' and the increased requirement for nurses to attend to administrative, rather than clinical.

In addition, sinceCIHR has provided funding for the Canadian Rural Health Research Society (formerly the Rural Health Research Consortium), which was established as a twelve‑university initiative with the objective of strengthening Canada’s capacity for research on health issues in rural areas.

Doctor Shortages Leave Some Rural Americans Without Access To Health Care: Shots - Health News A new generation of family physicians wants a.

Almost 9 million Canadians -- about 30% of Canada 's population -- live in rural and remote areas of the country which occupies million square kilometres, or around 95% of Canada's territory.

In rural Canada, as in urban Canada, good health is a major resource for social, economic, community and personal development.

Health-related disparities remain a persistent, serious problem across the nation's more than 60 million rural residents. Rural Populations and Health provides an overview of the critical issues surrounding rural health and offers a strong theoretical and evidence-based rationale for rectifying rural health disparities in the United States.

This edited collection includes a comprehensive.The current health status of rural Canadians is then the result of emerging trends in the medical arena: The well-known fact of chronic and often critical shortages of physicians and nurses in rural areas (Society of Rural Physicians of Canada, SRPC, ) contributes to the challenge; it is estimated that while approximately 30% of Canadians.x Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada Building on Values: The Future of Health Care in Canada –Final Report Commissioner: Roy J.

Romanow, November xi Society of Rural Physicians of Canada, THE FUTURE OF RURAL HEALTHCARE SRPC SUBMISSION TO The COMMISSION ON THE FUTURE OF HEALTH CARE IN CANADA, AUGUST 14th, xii Ibid.