Rural Health Professions Action Plan

Helping rural Albertans keep health care close to home.

RhPAP has helped rural Alberta communities attract and retain heath-care professionals since 1991.

About RhPAP

Established in 1991 by the Government of Alberta the 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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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

News

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    Event to showcase health careers to Vegreville high school students  

    Local health professionals to instruct students in health skills at April 25 RhPAP-sponsored event. Vegreville high school students will learn first-hand what...

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  • Weekly Rural Health News (April 19)

    The latest in rural health news from across Alberta: April 16, 2019 – Barrhead Leader ‘It’s all about the patients’ April 15,...

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    Al Kemmere has always loved life on the farm

    Al Kemmere has always loved the rural lifestyle. The RhPAP Board member grew up as the son of a dairy farmer, a...

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  • Weekly Rural Health News (April 12)

    The latest in rural health news from across Alberta: April 9, 2019 – Brooks Bulletin Low risk TB confirmed at Brooks school...

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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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