20 Apr, 2024

Message from the Minister of Health — National Dental Hygienists Week 2024

Statement This week is National Dental Hygienists Week™, sponsored by the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association. April 4 to 10, 2024 | Ottawa, ON | Health Canada This week is National Dental Hygienists Week™, sponsored by the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association. This is the perfect opportunity to recognize the remarkable work of dental […]

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10 proposals from Ecolo: generalist-specialist relationship, prevention, medications…

As the elections approach, the parties unveil their program and particularly their health program. For this third article, the floor is given to Ecolo who presents 10 proposals in the field of health. By resolutely pointing to their campaign slogan “Choose the Future”, the Greens are voluntarily banking on the development of sustainable energy and […]

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“We need to change the paradigm, putting prevention at the heart of the health journey”

Léonard, according to a survey by the Ipsos institute published last October, health is the second subject of concern for the French, just behind purchasing power. So, what do we think of the state of the patient health journey today? At the start of this health journey, there is first the question of access to […]

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Here’s how to know if an anti-aging active ingredient will really work on your skin according to a doctor

Choosing the right anti-aging treatment requires above all knowing what is best. Here’s what a professional recommends. Here’s how to know if an anti-aging active ingredient will really work on your skin according to a doctor Age is an immutable factor that acts on our body. Whether we like it or not, time takes its […]

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Investing in health… is investing in a fairer and more united Wallonia!

Lhe Belgian health system is often considered to be among the best in the world. However, under the radar, this shared observation masks a chilling reality: social inequalities are accompanied by inequality in terms of good health and inequality in terms of death, in shameful proportions. Our studies (1) have thus demonstrated that people living […]

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Prevention Days Hackathon in Brussels: 3 challenges and 3 innovative solutions

© Benjamin Giourgas On November 21 and 22, the Hub.brussels lifetech cluster brought together influential players in the healthtech ecosystem. This event aimed to stimulate and facilitate the development of innovative projects in the crucial area of ​​health prevention. One of the highlights was the hackathon organized on the first day, where three major challenges […]

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Self-screening tests, a solution to prevent cancer among Indigenous people

Among the 16 recommendations that appear in a guide published Monday in the Journal of the Canadian Medical Associationa team of specialists focuses on self-tests to detect certain cancers. According to Dr. Nav Persaud, one of the researchers who led this study, self-tests for colorectal cancer and cervical cancer are recommended in the case of […]

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Eastern Quebec is dead last in terms of access to preventive oral care

Compared to the Canadian average, there is a shortage of nearly 1,300 dental hygienists in the province to meet the needs of the population, according to the Order of Dental Hygienists of Quebec. While this shortage is prevalent throughout Quebec, it is in Bas-Saint-Laurent and Gaspésie—Îles-de-la-Madeleine that we find the fewest dental hygienists per capita. […]

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