Announcements

The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 24

Health care workers are vital The COVID1-9 pandemic has highlighted the vital role of our health system and health workers. From primary care to emergency physicians, ICU teams, nurses, respiratory technicians and many other health care ...

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The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care is seeking to identify potential candidates for membership

The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (Task Force) is seeking to identify potential candidates for membership http://canadiantaskforce.ca/. The Task Force is a well-known panel of experts skilled in primary preventive health care, critical appraisal, ...

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Recruiting new Chair for the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care

The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (Task Force) is seeking to identify potential candidates for the Chair position http://canadiantaskforce.ca/. The Task Force is a well-known panel of experts skilled in primary preventive health care, ...

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Annual evaluation: We want your feedback!

The Task Force invites you to participate in our 2019 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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The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 23

New guideline: screening for thyroid dysfunction A new guideline from the Task Force recommends against routine screening for thyroid dysfunction in non-pregnant adults. This recommendation is based on the latest evidence that shows no benefit to ...

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Screening for thyroid dysfunction: do not routinely order TSH in all patients

For primary care providers who order routine TSH in asymptomatic patients, a new guideline from the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care on screening for thyroid dysfunction in adults without symptoms or risk factors may change ...

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Hello and goodbye 

Hello and goodbye  Drs. Ahmed Abou-Setta and Stéphane Groulx  The Task Force welcomes a new member and says farewell to another.  New member Dr. Ahmed Abou-Setta from the University of Manitoba brings extensive knowledge and experience in patient-oriented research, methods and ...

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The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 22

Upcoming Guidelines Screening for thyroid dysfunction – 2019 Screening for esophageal adenocarcinoma – 2020 Screening for depression during pregnancy and the postpartum period – 2020 Guideline Topics What topics interest you? Submit ideas for preventive health guideline topics. Age to stop ...

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The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 21

About Us The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care is composed of experts who develop evidence-based recommendations for clinical preventive health services delivered by primary care practitioners. The Task Force is supported by the Global ...

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Task Force’s new thematic series in the journal Systematic Reviews

The Task Force’s systematic evidence reviews and review protocols are now available online as a thematic series in the journal Systematic Reviews. Topics include smoking cessation, screening for depression, and screening for sexually transmitted diseases. The collection will expand as ...

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