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New Co-Chairs!

We’re thrilled to welcome Drs. Ahmed Abou-Setta and Guylene Theriault as incoming Co-Chairs of the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care. They will take over from Drs. Brenda Wilson and Roland Grad who have ...

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Annual evaluation: We want your feedback!

The Task Force invites you to participate in our 2022 annual evaluation! Our evaluation seeks to measure the impact and uptake of our guidelines and tools and identify new opportunities for the Task Force. We ...

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Dynamic roster of new members

Jennifer Flemming, Patricia Li, Nathalie Slavtcheva, Keith Todd From a nurse practitioner to a family doctor, a gastroenterologist and pediatrician, the Task Force’s four new members bring varied perspectives and a wealth of experience to guideline ...

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The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 33

Dynamic roster of new members! From a nurse practitioner to a family doctor, a gastroenterologist and pediatrician, the Task Force’s four new members bring varied perspectives and a wealth of experience to guideline development. Meet Drs. ...

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Depression during pregnancy and the postpartum period (2022)

Canadian doctors, psychiatrists don’t recommend routine adult anxiety screeningCTVNews.ca, September 22, 2022 Guideline Advises Against Depression Screening in PregnancyMedscape Medical News, July 28, 2022

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The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care invites applications for Chair

The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (‘Task Force’) https://canadiantaskforce.ca/ is a panel of experts in preventive health care and the application of evidence in clinical decision making. It has an international reputation for ...

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Regular enquiry about well-being rather than universal screening to detect depression in pregnancy and after birth

Regular enquiry about well-being rather than universal screening to detect depression in pregnancy and after birth     New guideline How do you detect depression in pregnant and postpartum patients? Rather than using a screening tool and cutoff ...

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Chlamydia and Gonorrhea (2021)

STIs spreading aggressively in Canada as testing, prevention abandoned during pandemicThe Globe and Mail, April 8, 2022

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The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 31

Preventing Overdiagnosis a key issue “Overdiagnosis means making people patients unnecessarily, by identifying problems that were never going to cause harm or by medicalising ordinary life experiences through expanded definitions of diseases” – BMJ EBM Overdiagnosis, or ...

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Preventing Overdiagnosis is a key issue

“Overdiagnosis means making people patients unnecessarily, by identifying problems that were never going to cause harm or by medicalising ordinary life experiences through expanded definitions of diseases” – BMJ EBM   Overdiagnosis, or ODx for short, is ...

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