Daily Media Digest March 13, 2019

CTV News
“London hospitals and research teams have come together with Canon Medical in an effort to advance medical imaging technology and improve …”
TAGS: medical imaging, medical technology, patient care


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“Led by the University of Calgary’s Dr. Jane Lemaire, Well Doc Alberta offers a pan-provincial approach to physician wellness, with a stated mission of …”
TAGS: physicians, Wellness, pan-provincial initiative


Canada Foundation for Innovation
“… the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, announced a big boost in funding for the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) of $763 million over the next five years and $462 million per year starting in 2023-24. “
TAGS: federal budget, funding, Canada Foundation for Innovation, Fundamental Science Review, Kirsty Duncan


CTV News
“The guideline was developed by a team from CanChild at McMaster University in Hamilton. By some estimates, at least 250,000 children in Canada … “
TAGS: concussions, children, guidelines


“Though the HPV virus causes cervical cancer, Dr. Robert Grimshaw, the medical director of the Nova Scotia Health Authority’s Cervical Cancer …”
TAGS: HPV, cervical cancer, screening guidelines, Nova Scotia


“Tim Caulfield, Canada research chair in health law and policy, and a professor at the University of Alberta, warns that “vaccination-hesitant” …”
TAGS: vaccines, misinformation, social media, public health


CTV News
“… around the globe. From my perspective, even one child dying of measles is unacceptable,” says Tam, as a pediatric infectious disease specialist.”
TAGS: vaccines, misinformation, measles, Theresa Tam


English Montreal School Board
“The English Montreal School Board and the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) are proud to launch a new initiative …”
TAGS: youth, science, education


“In a statement, Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor said the new rules would help to ensure doctors and other medical professionals are receiving …”
TAGS: opioids, advertising, Health Canada, Ginette Petitpas Taylor


The Globe and Mail
“Critic says Health Canada’s crackdown on opioid ads is too little, too late … and toxicology at Toronto’s Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre.”
TAGS: opioids, advertising, Health Canada