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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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“Through direct conversation with program staff, they were able to assess my unique situation and provide approval for funding very quickly. They made the process very easy and it was a pleasure to work with them.” - Tammy, Social Worker, Athabasca

News

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    Meet our host community for the fall RhPAP conference

    RhPAP and community members from across the province will journey to eastern Alberta this fall as the community of Wainwright, Alberta, opens...

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    A T-Rex-cellent experience for 27 medical and nursing students

    Over the weekend of March 16-17, the community of Drumheller hosted a group of eager medical and nursing students from the University...

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    Study to ask global nurses about their rural Alberta experience

      RhPAP is investing $25,000 in a research project to learn more about the experiences of internationally educated nurses (IENs) who work...

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    Board member bridges communication between AHS and rural health practitioners

    Family physician Dr. Christine Ellis recently joined RhPAP’s Board of Directors, representing one of the Alberta Health Services’ (AHS) seats on 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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