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RhPAP’s Rural Voice Information Panel 

RhPAP values hearing from rural Albertans about health care in their communities. Throughout the years, RhPAP has been privileged to work alongside our community stakeholders,…

RhPAP values hearing from rural Albertans about health care in their communities. Throughout the years, RhPAP has been privileged to work alongside our community stakeholders, gaining insight into what communities are most passionate about when it comes to rural health…

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  • RhPAP Conference Postponed until Spring 2021

    RhPAP Conference Postponed until Spring 2021

    RhPAP has made the difficult decision to postpone the 2020 RhPAP Rural Community Health Provider Attraction and Retention Conference. Originally scheduled for...

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  • Peace Regional Committee named 2020 RhPAP Rhapsody Community Award recipient

    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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  • Planting the seeds of support:  A farmer’s journey with mental illness

    Planting the seeds of support: A farmer’s journey with mental illness

    Growing up in rural Alberta, discussions about mental health were never a part of Sean Stanford’s life. “Farmers are usually the kind...

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  • Breaking the stigma around men’s mental health 

    Breaking the stigma around men’s mental health 

    If a conversation could save a life, would you have it? What if that conversation was about mental health and suicide? What if the life in...

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  • Clinics adapt in response to COVID-19 to keep patients safe and healthy

    Clinics adapt in response to COVID-19 to keep patients safe and healthy

    COVID-19 has changed the way we work, live, and even how we look at health care. Even though treating and preventing the...

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  • Volunteers RISE to reduce rural pandemic isolation 

    Volunteers RISE to reduce rural pandemic isolation 

    Some medical student volunteers are reaching out to rural Canadians who feel isolated during the coronavirus pandemic.  The Rural and Isolated Support...

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  • Dr. Gavin Parker named Chairperson of RhPAP Board of Directors

    Dr. Gavin Parker named Chairperson of RhPAP Board of Directors

    On behalf of the Rural Health Professions Action Plan, I am pleased to share with you that effective today, Dr. Gavin Parker...

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  • Wetaskiwin program provides Elder support for Maskwacis moms

    Wetaskiwin program provides Elder support for Maskwacis moms

    Support is an integral part of every successful pregnancy. Yet for some women, especially those who have to travel for appointments, that...

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  • Are you a medical student planning to practise in rural Alberta?

    Are you a medical student planning to practise in rural Alberta?

    RhPAP would like to support you on your journey to rural medicine! For over a decade, RhPAP has supported rural and non-rural...

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  • Rural Alberta companies help expand hospital capacity in Alberta and beyond during pandemic

    Rural Alberta companies help expand hospital capacity in Alberta and beyond during pandemic

    Two rural Alberta companies are making a big difference in the fight against COVID-19 by helping to expand the capacity of urban...

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  • The need to emphasize health-care assets when promoting community

    The need to emphasize health-care assets when promoting community

    Above: Red Deer College students Andrea Luca, RN (left), and Roxanne Hiebert, who works in health information management at the Red Deer...

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  • Meet our new Director of Health Professions, Amy Deagle

    Meet our new Director of Health Professions, Amy Deagle

    RhPAP is pleased to announce that Amy Deagle of Consort, Alberta has joined our team as Director of Health Professions. Amy will be starting...

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