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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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Annual evaluation: We want your feedback!

The Task Force invites you to participate in our 2021 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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Task Force 2021 Wrap-Up

As we near the end of a second pandemic year, we wanted to provide a look back on Task Force accomplishments and changes. It was a busy year, with highs and lows and different ways ...

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New co-chairs to lead Task Force

When the unexpected happened earlier this year, Task Force members stepped up to the plate to ensure continuity. Drs. Brenda Wilson and Roland Grad, long-time Task Force members, are now co-chairing the Task Force after ...

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The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 28

Remembering Dr. Ainsley Moore We are devastated at the loss of our friend and colleague, Dr. Ainsley Moore, who died unexpectedly on June 25, 2021. A talented family doctor, Ainsley joined the Task Force in 2013. ...

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Remembering Dr. Ainsley Moore

Remembering Dr. Ainsley Moore We are devastated at the loss of our friend and colleague, Dr. Ainsley Moore, who died unexpectedly on June 25, 2021. A talented family doctor, Ainsley joined the Task Force in 2013. ...

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Chlamydia and gonorrhea: new recommendation to screen sexually active patients under 30

Chlamydia and gonorrhea: new recommendation to screen sexually active patients under 30   A new guideline recommends offering screening for chlamydia and gonorrhea to all sexually active patients under 30 years of age. Aimed at primary care providers, the guideline from ...

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Under 30 and sexually active? It’s a good idea to get tested for chlamydia and gonorrhea

Under 30 and sexually active? It’s a good idea to get tested for chlamydia and gonorrhea  Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care recommends routine screening Anyone sexually active under age 30 should be offered testing for ...

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The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 27

Meet the TF-PAN team! Here’s a peek at the staff team behind the new Task Force Public Advisors Network (TF-PAN) who helped bring this citizen panel to reality. They share enthusiasm, dedication as well as a love of reading and staying active. Read more. Interested in joining ...

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