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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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  • 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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  • “3-C” communities aim to keep health care close to home

    “3-C” communities aim to keep health care close to home

    March 4 event in Castor to encourage area high school students to become local health providers High school students from east-central Alberta...

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  • Investing in pathways to health-care careers

    Investing in pathways to health-care careers

    When it comes to health care, the pathway to a career looks different for everyone. For high school students in the Chinook’s Edge School...

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  • Rhapsody Award nomination deadline is this Friday

    Rhapsody Award nomination deadline is this Friday

    WHAT? You haven’t done it yet? COWABUNGA! We know you’ve been busy out there feeding the cows but we just wanted to...

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  • Keeping health care close to home in Manning

    Keeping health care close to home in Manning

    High school students from the Manning-area will learn basic health-care skills from local health providers at an upcoming RhPAP “Grow Your Own Health Provider” skills day.

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