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Thousands of Canadian Paramedics to Be Trained in End-of-Life Care

Country Correspondents: Danielle Rodin and Roosa Tikkanen

The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer and the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement announced plans to provide up to CAD 5.5 million (USD 4.17 million) to train more than 5,000 paramedics in delivering palliative care. Six of Canada’s 10 provinces and three territories will receive funds over the next four years for the program, which is expected to reduce unnecessary hospital visits.

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