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  • #RuralHealthMatters – May 27-31 is Alberta Rural Health Week

    #RuralHealthMatters – May 27-31 is Alberta Rural Health Week

    Let’s celebrate rural Alberta! May 27 to 31 is Alberta Rural Health Week: a great opportunity to honour the contributions of rural...

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  • Kneehill Medical Clinic recognized as rural clinic of the year

    Kneehill Medical Clinic recognized as rural clinic of the year

    Kneehill Medical Clinic was awarded the rural clinic of the Year Award for 2018-2019 by the medical residents from the Cumming School...

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  • Vegreville looking to grow their own health professionals

    Vegreville looking to grow their own health professionals

    Sometimes the best way to get something done is to start from the ground up. In the east-central Alberta town of Vegreville,...

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  • Keeping health care close to home in Brooks

    Keeping health care close to home in Brooks

    Brooks and area high school students learn what it’s like to be a health professional in their own community Health professionals from...

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  • Pincher Creek area students experience a hands-on introduction to health-care careers

    Pincher Creek area students experience a hands-on introduction to health-care careers

    A recent event in Pincher Creek proved beneficial for both local students and health-care professionals. About 30 enthusiastic high school students received...

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  • From suturing to snowshoes, health-care students have an amazing rural experience in Barrhead

    From suturing to snowshoes, health-care students have an amazing rural experience in Barrhead

    A visit to Barrhead proved to be a weekend of firsts for several future health–care professionals.  On March 9 and 10, over 50 post-secondary health-care...

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  • Get ready to celebrate.  May 27-31 is Alberta Rural Health Week

    Get ready to celebrate. May 27-31 is Alberta Rural Health Week

    Let’s celebrate rural Alberta! May 27 to 31 is Alberta Rural Health Week: a great opportunity to honour the contributions of rural...

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  • Event to showcase health careers to Vegreville high school students  

    Event to showcase health careers to Vegreville high school students  

    Local health professionals to instruct students in health skills at April 25 RhPAP-sponsored event. Vegreville high school students will learn first-hand what...

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  • Al Kemmere has always loved life on the farm

    Al Kemmere has always loved life on the farm

    Al Kemmere has always loved the rural lifestyle. The RhPAP Board member grew up as the son of a dairy farmer, a...

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  • Weekly Rural Health News (April 12)

    Weekly Rural Health News (April 12)

    The latest in rural health news from across Alberta: April 9, 2019 – Brooks Bulletin Low risk TB confirmed at Brooks school...

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  • Andrew Neuner’s quest is for rural Albertans to have the best and safest health care possible

    Andrew Neuner’s quest is for rural Albertans to have the best and safest health care possible

    Andrew Neuner was raised in small northern towns. For the RhPAP board member, much of his life has been spent working as...

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  • Wild Rose Medical Centre in Olds recognized  for outstanding patient care

    Wild Rose Medical Centre in Olds recognized for outstanding patient care

    A medical clinic in Olds has been selected as a recipient of a prestigious award from the Alberta College of Family Physicians...

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