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Government Resources Canada

Information on the Canadian health system, disability benefits and government services available for lymphedema patients.

May 22, 2008

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HEALTH CANADA

http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/

About Health Canada

http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ahc-asc/index_e.html

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Canada's Health Care System (Medicare)

http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hcs-sss/medi-assur/index_e.html

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Canadian Society for International Health

http://www.csih.org/en/index.asp

Canadian Society for International Health - Travel Health Page

http://www.csih.org/en/travelhealth/index.asp

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Canada Health Act

http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ahc-asc/media/nr-cp/2002/2002_care-soinsbk4_e.html

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Consolidated Statutes and Regulations

Department of Justice - Canada

http://www.canlii.org/en/ca/laws/

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Health Canada - Home Page

http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/index_e.html

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Health Canada - Government Health Partners

http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ahc-asc/minist/portfolio/index_e.html

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Guide to Government of Canada Services for People with Disabilities

http://www.pwd-online.ca/pwdcontent.jsp?&lang=en&contentid=28

Directory of Canadian  Links for Medical Conditions Disability Resources in Canada

http://www.nsnet.org/resource.html

Provincial and Territorial Contact Information

http://www.pwd-online.ca/pwdcontent.jsp?&lang=en&fontsize=0&contentid=24

Disability Resources in Canada

http://www.familyvillage.wisc.edu/countries/canada.html

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Office for Disability Issues

The Office for Disability Issues (ODI) is the focal point within the Government of Canada for key partners working to promote the full participation of Canadians with disabilities in learning, work and community life.

http://www.hrsdc.gc.ca/eng/disability_issues/mandate/index.shtml

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Non-governmental organizations Disability 

http://www.hrsdc.gc.ca/eng/disability_issues/mandate/ngo.shtml

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Canadian Institute of Health Research

http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/

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CIHR - Member Institutes

http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/9466.html

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Public Health Agency of Canada

http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/index-eng.php

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Insurance - Canada.ca

Information for insurance consumers and professionals in Canada

http://www.insurance-canada.ca/consinfohealth/healthins1.php  


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British Columbia - Ministry of Health

http://www.gov.bc.ca/health/

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Ministry of Health Services - Telehealth

https://www.infoway-inforoute.ca/about-infoway/approach/investment-programs/telehealth

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Ministry of Health - Primary Health Care

http://www.health.gov.bc.ca/phc/

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New Brunswick - Department of Health and Wellness

http://www.gnb.ca/0051/index-e.asp


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Health Departments of other Governments - Links

http://www.gnb.ca/0051/Related_Links/OtherGovernments-e.asp


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Ontario - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care

http://www.health.gov.on.ca/


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Ontario Health Public Information Site

http://www.health.gov.on.ca/english/public/public_mn.html

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Alberta - Health and Wellness

http://www.health.gov.ab.ca/


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Province of Manitoba - Manitoba Health

http://www.gov.mb.ca/health/


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Prince Edward Island - Health and Social Services

http://www.gov.pe.ca/hss/index.php3


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Newfoundland and Labrador - Health and Community Services

http://www.gov.nf.ca/health/


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Nova Scotia - Department of Health

http://www.gov.ns.ca/health/


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Saskatchewan Health - Healthy People. A Healthy Province

http://www.health.gov.sk.ca/


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Yukon Health and Social Services

http://www.hss.gov.yk.ca/


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Government of the Northwest Territories -
Health and Social Services


http://www.hlthss.gov.nt.ca/


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Quebec - Health and Social Services

http://www.msss.gouv.qc.ca/en/reseau/services.php

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Disability Pension Canada

http://www.servicecanada.gc.ca/en/home.shtml

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Canada Pension Plan Disability Benefits

http://www.hrsdc.gc.ca/eng/oas-cpp/cpp_disability/index.shtml

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Canadian Pension Plan Disability - CPP Program Information

http://www.servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/isp/pub/cpp/appeals/index.shtml

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Information Guide on Canada Pension Plan Disability Benefits

http://www.hrsdc.gc.ca/en/gateways/topics/cpr-gxr.shtml

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Service Canada

http://www.servicecanada.gc.ca/en/home.shtml

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Overview of the Canada Pension Plan Disability Program

http://www.rhdsc.gc.ca/en/isp/pub/cpp/disability/benefits/section2a.shtml

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Applying for Canada Pension Plan Disability Benefits

http://www.servicecanada.gc.ca/en/lifeevents/disability.shtml

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Canada Pension Plan Disability Continuing Eligibility

http://www.rhdsc.gc.ca/en/isp/pub/factsheets/eligibility.shtml

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Canada Pension Plan Disability - Appealing a Decision

http://www.rhdsc.gc.ca/en/isp/pub/cpp/disability/benefits/section2b.shtml

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Canada Pension Plan (CPP) - Payment Rates

http://www.hrsdc.gc.ca/en/isp/pub/factsheets/rates.shtml

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Office of the Commissioner of Review Tribunals (OCRT)

The Office of the Commissioner of Review Tribunals (OCRT) organizes a Review Tribunal when a person appeals a Reconsideration decision made by Social Development Canada (SDC) about their Canada Pension Plan or Old Age Security benefits. The OCRT is headed by the Commissioner of Review Tribunals and is independent of SDC.

http://www.ocrt-bctr.gc.ca/index-eng.html

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Old Age Security Program (OAS)

http://www.hrsdc.gc.ca/en/isp/oas/oastoc.shtml

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Government Health Resources in Canada

http://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/En/HealthAZ/TestsAndTreatments/Resources/Pages/Government-Health-Resources-in-Canada.aspx

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Medical Associations in Canada

http://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/en/healthaz/testsandtreatments/resources/pages/medical-associations-in-canada.aspx

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Lymphedema Treatment Programs in Canada - Lymphovenous Canada

http://www.lymphovenous-canada.ca/treat.htm

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Lymphedema Associations and Groups

http://www.lymphovenous-canada.ca/groups1.htm

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Lymphedema Treatment Programs - British Columbia

http://www.lymphovenous-canada.ca/treatbc.htm

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Lymphedema Treatment Programs - Saskatchewan

http://www.lymphovenous-canada.ca/treatsk.htm

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Alberta Lymphedema Association

http://www.albertalymphedema.com/

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BC Lymphedema Association

http://www.bclymph.org/

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Lymphedema  Association of Ontario

E-mail: lymphontario@yahoo.com
Web site: www.lymphontario.org

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The Lymphedema Association of Quebec (LAQ) \ Association Québécoise du Lymphoedème

http://www.infolympho.ca/

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Saskatchewan Lymphedema Learning Association (SLLA) 

http://www.sasklymph.ca/

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See also:

Lymphedema Treatment Programs - Canada

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/thesite/lymphedema_treatment_programs_canada.htm

Lymphedema Organizations

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/thesite/lymphedema_organizations.html

Lymphedema Therapists Canada

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/thesite/lymphedema_therapists_canada.htm

Lymphedema Organizations - Canada

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/thesite/lymphedema_organizations_canada.htm

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Join us as we work for lymphedema patients everywehere:

Advocates for Lymphedema

Dedicated to be an advocacy group for lymphedema patients. Working towards education, legal reform, changing insurance practices, promoting research, reaching for a cure.

http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/AdvocatesforLymphedema/

Subscribe: AdvocatesforLymphedema-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

Pat O'Connor

Lymphedema People / Advocates for Lymphedema

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For information about Lymphedema

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=lymphedema\

For Information about Lymphedema Complications

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=complications_of_lymphedema

For Lymphedema Personal Stories

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/phpBB2/viewforum.php?f=3

For information about How to Treat a Lymphedema Wound

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=how_to_treat_a_lymphedema_wound

For information about Lymphedema Treatment 

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=treatment

For information about Exercises for Lymphedema 

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=exercises_for_lymphedema

For information on Infections Associated with Lymphedema

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=infections_associated_with_lymphedema

For information on Lymphedema in Children

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=lymphedema_in_children

Lymphedema Glossary

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=glossary:listing

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Lymphedema People - Support Groups

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Children with Lymphedema

The time has come for families, parents, caregivers to have a support group of their own. Support group for parents, families and caregivers of chilren with lymphedema. Sharing information on coping, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis. Sponsored by Lymphedema People.

http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/childrenwithlymphedema/

Subscribe: childrenwithlymphedema-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

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Lipedema Lipodema Lipoedema

No matter how you spell it, this is another very little understood and totally frustrating conditions out there. This will be a support group for those suffering with lipedema/lipodema. A place for information, sharing experiences, exploring treatment options and coping.

Come join, be a part of the family!

http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/lipedema_lipodema_lipoedema/?yguid=209645515

Subscribe: lipedema_lipodema_lipoedema-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

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MEN WITH LYMPHEDEMA

If you are a man with lymphedema; a man with a loved one with lymphedema who you are trying to help and understand come join us and discover what it is to be the master instead of the sufferer of lymphedema.

http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/menwithlymphedema/

Subscribe: menwithlymphedema-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

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All About Lymphangiectasia

Support group for parents, patients, children who suffer from all forms of lymphangiectasia. This condition is caused by dilation of the lymphatics. It can affect the intestinal tract, lungs and other critical body areas.

http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/allaboutlymphangiectasia/

Subscribe: allaboutlymphangiectasia-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

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Lymphatic Disorders Support Group @ Yahoo Groups

While we have a number of support groups for lymphedema... there is nothing out there for other lymphatic disorders. Because we have one of the most comprehensive information sites on all lymphatic disorders, I thought perhaps, it is time that one be offered.

DISCRIPTION

Information and support for rare and unusual disorders affecting the lymph system. Includes lymphangiomas, lymphatic malformations, telangiectasia, hennekam's syndrome, distichiasis, Figueroa
syndrome, ptosis syndrome, plus many more. Extensive database of information available through sister site Lymphedema People.

http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/lymphaticdisorders/

Subscribe: lymphaticdisorders-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

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Lymphedema People New Wiki Pages

Have you seen our new “Wiki” pages yet?  Listed below are just a sample of the more than 140 pages now listed in our Wiki section. We are also working on hundred more.  Come and take a stroll! 

Lymphedema Glossary 

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=glossary:listing 

Lymphedema 

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=lymphedema 

Arm Lymphedema  

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=arm_lymphedema 

Leg Lymphedema 

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=leg_lymphedema 

Acute Lymphedema 

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=acute_lymphedema 

The Lymphedema Diet 

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=the_lymphedema_diet 

Exercises for Lymphedema  

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=exercises_for_lymphedema 

Diuretics are not for Lymphedema 

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=diuretics_are_not_for_lymphedema 

Lymphedema People Online Support Groups 

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=lymphedema_people_online_support_groups 

Lipedema 

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=lipedema 

Treatment 

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=treatment 

Lymphedema and Pain Management 

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=lymphedema_and_pain_management 

Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) and Complex Decongestive Therapy (CDT)

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=manual_lymphatic_drainage_mld_complex_decongestive_therapy_cdt 

Infections Associated with Lymphedema 

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=infections_associated_with_lymphedema 

How to Treat a Lymphedema Wound 

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=how_to_treat_a_lymphedema_wound 

Fungal Infections Associated with Lymphedema 

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=fungal_infections_associated_with_lymphedema 

Lymphedema in Children 

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=lymphedema_in_children 

Lymphoscintigraphy 

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=lymphoscintigraphy 

Magnetic Resonance Imaging 

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=magnetic_resonance_imaging 

Extraperitoneal para-aortic lymph node dissection (EPLND) 

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=extraperitoneal_para-aortic_lymph_node_dissection_eplnd 

Axillary node biopsy 

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=axillary_node_biopsy

Sentinel Node Biopsy 

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=sentinel_node_biopsy

 Small Needle Biopsy - Fine Needle Aspiration 

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=small_needle_biopsy 

Magnetic Resonance Imaging 

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=magnetic_resonance_imaging 

Lymphedema Gene FOXC2

 http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=lymphedema_gene_foxc2

 Lymphedema Gene VEGFC

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=lymphedema_gene_vegfc

 Lymphedema Gene SOX18

 http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=lymphedema_gene_sox18

 Lymphedema and Pregnancy

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=lymphedema_and_pregnancy

Home page: Lymphedema People

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com

Page Updated: Jan. 9, 2012