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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 heath 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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"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

  • Drayton Valley students get taste of rural health professions

    By Lesley Allan  A recent event provided Drayton Valley-area students with a glimpse into a potential future career, while educating them about rural...

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    Transitioning from behind the wheel 

    How do you know when it’s time to stop driving? It’s not an easy decision and it’s one that often involves a family physician being called on to help reach the best conclusion....

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  • High quality colonoscopies are making a difference in rural Alberta

    Are people in rural Alberta receiving the same quality of colonoscopies as their counterparts in the cities?  In 2018, RhPAP contributed funding for a...

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  • Sundre aims to show nursing students the beauty of working in rural

    Red Deer College nursing students took aim at their future, and learned more about medicine, when they visited the community of Sundre for an...

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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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