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CHAC 2024 National In Person Conference

CHAC 2024 National In Person Conference: May 8-10, 2024 The Catholic Health Alliance of Canada (CHAC) 2024 National In Person Conference took place from May 8-10, 2024 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. CHAC continues to build on the theme of Being, Caring, Doing. The 2024 conference focused on fostering connections and taking action to make a difference in our communities […]
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Lonely heart patients more likely to die within year of leaving hospital

November 7, 2019
“Patients hospitalized for heart problems may be at greater risk of dying within a year of discharge when they live alone or feel lonely, a Danish study suggests.” The CHABC has a focus on providing training to parishes who are willing to start up a pastoral visitation program that helps to alleviate the loneliness described […]
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Researchers are working on a pill for loneliness, as studies suggest the condition is worse than obesity

August 12, 2019
“For some, the idea is just another sign of the creeping medicalization of everyday human woes: Is it really the best we can do to fix the loneliness ‘epidemic’?” Read more:
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CHAC releases statement re: Bill C-7

March 17, 2019
On March 17, Catholic Health Alliance of Canada (CHAC) released a statement on Bill C-7. Catholic health organizations do not provide medical assistance in dying (“MAiD”) because it is not in keeping with our fundamental values, ethical guidelines, mission, and religious purpose. Bill C-7 does not change this position, and in fact calls us to […]
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