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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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"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

  • Multidisciplinary clinic in Beaverlodge is a model for team-based rural patient care

    ‘A Place to Build Dreams’ is the slogan that appears on a Town of Beaverlodge sign at the entrance to town on...

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    RhPAP “Let’s Go Rural!” Post-secondary Experience convinces RN to start her career in Tofield. 

    In April 2019, Jenn Voegtlin attended an RhPAP “Let’s Go Rural!” Post-secondary Experience in Tofield as a University of Alberta nursing student. ...

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  • Rural VIP No. 16: Allied Health-care Professionals

    This month, we asked the 224 members of the Rural Voice Information Panel (Rural VIP)  about allied health professionals in their communities....

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    2020-21 RhPAP Conference cancelled

    Next RhPAP Conference to take place in 2022 2021 to feature local events, virtual, streaming offerings Every two years, the team at...

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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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