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November 12, 2009

Products authorized by Health Canada to be used against the H1N1 flu virus

Health Canada is advising physicians and their patients that there are only three products that should be used against the H1N1 flu virus: the H1N1 vaccine Arepanrix, and the antiviral drugs Tamiflu (oseltamivir) and Relenza (zanamivir). In addition, the unadjuvanted H1N1 vaccine Panvax is available for pregnant women. Taking unapproved or...
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November 3, 2009

End-of-Life Care : Getting Around the Impasse

The Collège des médecins du Québec Reveals Its Reflections

Subsequent to an intensive three-year period of reflection, the Collège des médecins du Québec (CMQ) is revealing its perspective and conclusions today regarding end-of-life care and euthanasia. Although numerous consultations were conducted during this period of deliberation, the Collège does not pretend to possess any simple answers to a...
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August 19, 2009

Quebec – Ontario Agreement in Effect

On April 2, 2009, the Collège des médecins du Québec and the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario signed an agreement that promotes the mobility of physicians between the two provinces. This accord officially came into effect on August 1, 2009.  The agreement makes it possible for a doctor in Ontario who holds a permit with no...
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June 11, 2009

Specialty examinations - new components

The Board of Directors of the Collège des médecins du Québec, at its May 8, 2009 meeting, adopted a resolution modifying the components of the Collège’s final examination for specialty programs. More specifically, it was resolved that the components of the final exam for each of the 35 specialties recognized by the Collège are as...
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April 2, 2009

Agreement to Facilitate Doctor Mobility

This morning, the Collège des médecins du Québec and the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario signed a historic agreement that promotes the mobility of medical personnel between the two provinces. The agreement applies to those physicians in Quebec and Ontario who hold a full, unrestricted, unconditional license for independent practice.
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March 24, 2009

Permit to practice between June 1st and August 30

Candidates who wish to obtain a permit to practice between June 1st and August 30, 2009 must follow these instructions: Read carefully the information concerning the conditions and formalities for the permit;Complete the application form for a permit to practice (section 11 of the application “Solemn affirmation” must be signed by you and by a...
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January 5, 2009

Launching of the New Web Site

The Collège des médecins du Québec is kicking off 2009 with the official launch of its brand-new Web site. The original site has been completely redesigned to better respond to the needs of its users.

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