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COVID-19

  • Rural nursing and midwifery key to enhancing future health care

    Rural nursing and midwifery key to enhancing future health care

    RhPAP wraps up its celebration of 2020 The Year of the Nurse and Midwife by looking into what’s in store down the...

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  • Rural Physicians get virtual assist in tackling COVID-19

    Rural Physicians get virtual assist in tackling COVID-19

    For Dr. Kelly Burak, a positive COVID-19 test provided the inspiration to help rural Alberta physicians combat the virus through virtual professional...

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  • RhPAP’s Rural Voice Information Panel 

    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...

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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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  • 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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  • Castor senior recalls epidemics past during COVID-19 outbreak

    Castor senior recalls epidemics past during COVID-19 outbreak

    Today’s pandemic brings back a flood of memories for Luella Kowalsky.

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  • The Rural & Isolated Support Endeavour (RISE)

    The Rural & Isolated Support Endeavour (RISE)

    RISE was created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to provide emotional support and companionship to patients living in rural areas across Canada who are experiencing increased isolation due to social distancing restrictions.

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  • Then and now: Comparing today’s pandemic with historical outbreak

    Then and now: Comparing today’s pandemic with historical outbreak

    It’s been over 100 years since the deadly Spanish Influenza pandemic hit Alberta, and it will be some time yet before we...

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  • 1918-1919: Spanish flu took its toll on one east-central Alberta community

    1918-1919: Spanish flu took its toll on one east-central Alberta community

    The pastoral prairie around Alliance was quiet long before COVID-19 required citizens to social distance. This scenic village, situated near the Battle...

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  • Pandemic reveals strength of primary care collaboration 

    Pandemic reveals strength of primary care collaboration 

    As COVID-19 settled into the Calgary area in mid-March, some physician groups throughout the region reached out to one another for support and to establish a collaborative response.

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  • May 25 to 29, 2020 is Alberta Rural Health Week

    May 25 to 29, 2020 is Alberta Rural Health Week

    Your opportunity to provide rural Alberta’s health-care heroes with a healthy dose of recognition In recognition of the importance of Alberta’s rural...

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  • Pharmacists step up to serve rural communities during pandemic

    Pharmacists step up to serve rural communities during pandemic

    Pharmacists across Alberta have tweaked procedures to protect themselves and their patients throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

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