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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 Endeavour (RISE) was…

Some medical student volunteers are reaching out to rural Canadians who feel isolated during the coronavirus pandemic.  The Rural and Isolated Support Endeavour (RISE) was created by the Student Committee of the Society of Rural Physicians of Canada with the…

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • New nurse finds what she’s looking for in Fairview

    New nurse finds what she’s looking for in Fairview

    Having grown up in Regina, Saskatchewan, Oluwasoore Fasunwon (Soore) always felt that the city of Edmonton was too big and noisy for her.   A recent graduate of the University...

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  • Speech language pathologist assists rural people of all ages 

    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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  • Best wishes to Grimshaw’s Dr. Botha!

    Best wishes to Grimshaw’s Dr. Botha!

    After practicing medicine and living in Grimshaw for the past 25 years, Dr. Andres Botha hanging up his stethoscope to enjoy a...

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  • Pontoon boat transports Lac La Biche pharmacist to work during flooding

    Pontoon boat transports Lac La Biche pharmacist to work during flooding

    Not everyone keeps a rain gauge by their home, but Zicki Eludin does. Therefore, it wasn’t surprising to the Lac La Biche...

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  • Pilots saved remote northern Alberta community from 1920s diphtheria outbreak

    Pilots saved remote northern Alberta community from 1920s diphtheria outbreak

    The strength and courage of Albertans was tested during another disease outbreak in Northern Alberta more than 90 years ago. In December 1928, a...

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  • Pandemics present opportunities to learn from the past

    Pandemics present opportunities to learn from the past

    COVID-19’s arrival in Alberta caught many residents by surprise. For provincial health-care officials, it wasn’t totally unexpected. “There have been multiple examples...

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