May 25-29, 2020 is Alberta Rural Health Week: a great opportunity to honour the contributions of the rural Alberta health-care providers and community volunteers who help keep health care close to home. Find out how to give your local health-care heroes a healthy does of appreciation.

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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"Thank you RhPAP for making it possible to showcase our Community! I believe this tour opened up idea's and opportunities not only for the students future but for Rural Health Professional coverage as well!" - Myrna Lanctot, Coordinator, Smoky River Regional Physician recruitment and Retention Committee

News

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    Northwest Alberta is home to RhPAP’s 2020 Health-care Heroes

    The Peace Regional Healthcare Attraction and Retention Committee recognized for welcoming health providers, engaging and empowering community with their work

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    Wainwright is “undeniably a better place” thanks to 2020 Rhapsody Award recipient

    The Peace Regional Healthcare Attraction and Retention Committee recognized for welcoming health providers, engaging and empowering community with their work

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    Pandemic reveals strength of primary care collaboration 

    As COVID-19 settled into the Calgary area in mid-March, some physician groups throughout the region reached out to one another for support and to establish a collaborative response.

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    Peace Regional Committee named 2020 RhPAP Rhapsody Community Award recipient

    The Peace Regional Healthcare Attraction and Retention Committee recognized for welcoming health providers, engaging and empowering community with their work

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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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