Registration for the 2020 RhPAP Rural Community Health Provider Attraction and Retention Conference is now open! Register by July 15 and be eligible to win a unique hand-crafted wooden wagon from NW Alberta, filled with Alberta-made items. Click here to learn more.

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

News

  • Communication support improves quality of life

    Effective communication isn’t easy for everyone and, for those who struggle with it, it can have a negative impact on their quality...

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    Speech language pathologist assists rural people of all ages 

    Angeline Reimer didn’t think she’d ever be able to talk with her cousin again. The Lac La Biche area resident is the...

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  • Summertime wellness ideas from our Rural Community Consultants 

    Summer is here, and Albertans are hankering to get out and enjoy the sunshine and wildlife that is so abundant here this...

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  • Take this summer to support mental health 

    With the COVID-19 pandemic overturning the summer plans of many people, it’s an important time to revisit ways to maintain our mental...

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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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