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Alberta Health Act

Government of Alberta Alberta Queen's Printer Country Resources General Health Legislation Alberta 1 January 2014 Legislation/regulation

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Health act for the province of Alberta.
Preamble WHEREAS Albertans acknowledge:
that individuals, families, communities, health professionals and the Government of Alberta all share in supporting and enhancing the health and wellness organizations that deliver health services to Albertans;
that the health, wellness and quality of life of Albertans are influenced by their economic, social, cultural, physical and spiritual context;
that Alberta’s health system should strengthen the overall health and wellness of Albertans through effective prevention of illness and injury, promotion of public health, the provision of health services that respond to their health needs, and healthy public policy;
that healthy policy across Alberta Government ministries should recognize the social determinants of health;
that the modern continuum of health requires collaborative, integrated, efficient and high-quality health services delivered by many types of health professionals across many different settings;
that proactive, aligned and collaborative decision-making among Alberta Government ministries and the health sector is necessary to effectively plan and deliver health services across this continuum;
and that Alberta’s health system should enable and encourage collaboration among its research, academic and clinical communities of practice;

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