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Rural Health Professions Action Plan

Helping rural Albertans keep health care close to home.

RhPAP has helped rural Alberta communities attract and retain health providers since 1991.

About RhPAP

Established in 1991 by the Government of Alberta the Rural Health Professions Action Plan, or RhPAP, is a trusted resource and collaborative partner for rural Alberta communities trying to achieve greater access to health care.

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Cold Lake Skills Weekend

"If RhPAP contacts you in the future to run a Skills Day in your community…DO IT!" - Catherine Garon, Site Manager, Cold Lake Health Centre

News

  • RhPAP’s Rural Voice Information Panel 

    RhPAP values hearing from rural Albertans about health care in their communities. Throughout the years, RhPAP has been privileged to work alongside...

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    Planting the seeds of support: A farmer’s journey with mental illness

    Growing up in rural Alberta, discussions about mental health were never a part of Sean Stanford’s life. “Farmers are usually the kind...

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    Breaking the stigma around men’s mental health 

    If a conversation could save a life, would you have it? What if that conversation was about mental health and suicide? What if the life in...

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    Clinics adapt in response to COVID-19 to keep patients safe and healthy

    COVID-19 has changed the way we work, live, and even how we look at health care. Even though treating and preventing the...

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Established in 1991 by the Government of Alberta as the Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan, a renewed Rural Health Professions Action Plan, or RhPAP, is a collaborative partner and trusted advocate for rural Alberta communities trying to achieve greater access to health care.

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