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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 Regional Hospital Centre,…

Above: Red Deer College students Andrea Luca, RN (left), and Roxanne Hiebert, who works in health information management at the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre, looked to health professionals for feedback on their rural postings. -- Photo supplied by Roxanne…

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  • A special message to all rural Albertans from RhPAP’s Interim Board Chair

    A special message to all rural Albertans from RhPAP’s Interim Board Chair

    “On behalf of the staff and the board of RhPAP, our sincere and heartfelt thank you to all of the health-care providers...

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  • Czar quilters shift focus to help rural health-care workers 

    Czar quilters shift focus to help rural health-care workers 

    A group from East Central Alberta is showing their support for rural health-care workers, stitch by stitch, during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • A collective heartfelt thank you to all our health-care providers

    A collective heartfelt thank you to all our health-care providers

    We would love to be on a balcony in every rural Alberta community this evening shouting out praise and banging on pots...

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  • Creative events bring out the good in rural community 

    Creative events bring out the good in rural community 

    Good deeds and rural communities go hand in hand. It’s ironic that we have recently been promoting shutting off our devices, so...

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  • A heartfelt thank you to all the health-care providers in rural Alberta

    A heartfelt thank you to all the health-care providers in rural Alberta

    Here is a special message from the Executive Director of the Rural Health Professions Action Plan (RhPAP). All of us at RhPAP...

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  • Rural life provides unique skills to cope with pandemic

    Rural life provides unique skills to cope with pandemic

    Rural Albertans are no strangers to hardship. Farmers continually deal with the challenges of weather. For those in oil, gas, and mining...

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  • Save the date!

    Save the date!

    Taking place from October 6-8, 2020, the theme for this year’s event will be “Put on your Perspectacles: Looking through the rural...

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  • “Une grande aventure” in the Lac La Biche region for post-secondary bilingual students

    “Une grande aventure” in the Lac La Biche region for post-secondary bilingual students

    Plamondon was the perfect stop for 19 bilingual nursing and physiotherapy students looking for a rural francophone health-care experience.   Located 200 kilometers northeast of Edmonton, this community of about 350 people just west of Lac...

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  • Supporting the Low German Mennonite (LGM) population in Southern Alberta

    Supporting the Low German Mennonite (LGM) population in Southern Alberta

    “Cooking is all about connection” – Michael Pollan In order to learn more about the Low German Mennonite (LGM) population, also known...

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  • ‘It really helps you to pick a career’ – Manning’s high school health career exploration day

    ‘It really helps you to pick a career’ – Manning’s high school health career exploration day

    On February 27, 2020, the Manning Area Attraction and Retention Committee in collaboration with the Rural Health Professions Action Plan hosted a...

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  • Drayton Valley students and community grow with tuition plan  

    Drayton Valley students and community grow with tuition plan  

    For many students, savings and loans are used to fund a post-secondary education. In Drayton Valley, the town is helping to ease...

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  • Bilingual students go rural for health-care experience in Lac La Biche

    Bilingual students go rural for health-care experience in Lac La Biche

    U of Alberta students learn what it’s like to be a health provider in a rural northern Alberta community Health providers from...

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