Announcements

Updated guideline recommends against screening with standardized tools to detect unrecognized developmental delay in primary care

View guideline CTFPHC says there is a lack of high-quality evidence demonstrating the benefits of standardized screening tools in healthy children OTTAWA, ON, March 29, 2016 – Today the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) ...

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Assistance in identifying potential candidates for chair and vice chair of the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) – CLOSED

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

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The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 8

  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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New lung cancer screening guideline

View guideline Canadian Task Force launches new recommendation for high risk population OTTAWA, ON, March 7, 2016 – Today the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) released a new guideline that recommends annual screening (up ...

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Canadian Medical Association Journal publishes CTFPHC’s guideline on colorectal cancer screening in adults

View guideline   Guideline recommends routine screening for asymptomatic adults between 50-74 years of age for colorectal cancer OTTAWA, ON, February 22, 2016 – The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) has released its recommendations for ...

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The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 7

  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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Canadian Medical Association Journal publishes CTFPHC’s guideline on screening for cognitive impairment in older adults

View guideline Guideline recommends not screening asymptomatic adults (≥65 years of age) for cognitive impairment   OTTAWA, ON, November 30, 2015 – The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) has released its recommendations to Canadian clinicians ...

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The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 6

  The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) is composed of 15 experts who develop recommendations for clinical preventive services delivered by Canadian primary care practitioners. The CTFPHC is responsible for prioritizing the topics ...

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The CTFPHC Newsletter Issue 5

  The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) is composed of 14 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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Task Force takes on Canada’s urgent child obesity challenge with new guidelines

View guideline Guidelines stress benefits of growth monitoring and role of family doctors in addressing current trends Ottawa, 30 March, 2015–Today the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (Task Force) issued its latest guidelines on the ...

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