Announcements

Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care releases new guideline on screening for asymptomatic bacteriuria in pregnant women

Research needed to close evidence gaps in widely-used test OTTAWA, ON, July 9, 2018 – Today the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (Task Force) made a recommendation to continue using a routine screening test ...

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Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care releases new guideline against screening for impaired vision for Canadians aged 65 and over without vision concerns 

OTTAWA, ON, May 14, 2018 – Today the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) made a recommendation against screening for impaired vision in primary care settings among those aged 65 who live independently ...

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The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 16

The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) is composed of experts who develop recommendations for clinical preventive services delivered by Canadian primary care practitioners. The CTFPHC is responsible for prioritizing the topics that ...

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Recruiting new members for the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC)

  Dear Colleague: I am writing to seek your assistance in identifying potential candidates for membership of the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) http://canadiantaskforce.ca/. The CTFPHC is a well-known panel of experts skilled in critical ...

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

  Dear Colleague: I am writing to seek your assistance in identifying potential candidates for Vice Chair of the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) http://canadiantaskforce.ca/. The CTFPHC is a well-known panel of experts skilled in critical appraisal, evidence ...

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Patient Perspective: Exploring Patient Values and Preferences

The CTFPHC is excited to introduce the first Patient Perspective to accompany its Prevention in Practice series.  This Patient Perspective is written by Cathy Telfer, a retired educator who lives and volunteers in Chatham-Kent, Ontario. Cathy is also ...

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The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 15

  The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) is composed of experts who develop recommendations for clinical preventive  services delivered by Canadian primary care practitioners. The CTFPHC is responsible for prioritizing the topics that will ...

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Annual evaluation: We want your feedback!

The CTFPHC invites you to participate in our 2017 annual evaluation! Our evaluation seeks to measure the impact and uptake of our guidelines and tools and identify new opportunities for the CTFPHC. We would love ...

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CTFPHC article on Knowledge Translation Tools in Preventive Health Care published in Canadian Family Physician’s Prevention in Practice Series

The CTFPHC has released its next article within the Canadian Family Physician Prevention in Practice Series. The new article is on Knowledge Translation Tools in Preventive Health Care and is co-authored by Sharon Straus, Tier ...

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Annual checkups do not result in better health outcomes, national task force reaffirms

The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care affirms earlier findings that routine annual checkups do not offer sufficient health benefits to justify the expense or effort  Montreal, November 14, 2017 – As far back as ...

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