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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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20181011_175315 Ultrasound Check-in Signage

“I really feel [EDE Ultrasound] is changing for rural emergency and have already had an opportunity to use it as I was on call Sunday night when a trauma patient came in.” - Dr. Scott Smith, Claresholm

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    Doctor's children follow his lead into health professions

    In honour of Father’s Day on June 20, we pay tribute to all dads especially those who also contribute to the health-care scene across rural Alberta.  One...

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    RhPAP U Pillar V-Rural Health Workforce

    In Alberta, over 10 per cent of the rural workforce is employed in health care and social assistance, and they are making a difference...

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    Technology could help rural seniors age in place

    A University of Calgary professor wants rural seniors to have an opportunity to remain at home for as long as they can. Joon Lee along...

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    RhPAP U Pillar IV-Rural Health Service Delivery

    Over the past decade, some innovative health services that offer better access and quality of care for rural communities have begun to...

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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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