Media release: RNAO applauds federal Liberal/NDP partnership to improve health and wellbeing of Canadians
Toronto, March 23, 2022. A federal pledge to put aside partisan differences and work together for the benefit of Canadians is drawing praise from the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO).
RNAO commemorates the #NationalDayOfObservance
March 11, 2022, marks two years since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic. This date is now recognized as the National Day of Observance to honour people who have died from the virus.
Persisting with masks after vaccination has major economic, health benefits, Lancet study says
This is an article by Abantika Ghosh published on 9 March in The Print, an Indian newspaper. Read the original article here.
Ontario’s decision to drop mask mandate puts politics ahead of science, risking gains made
Toronto, March 9, 2022. The Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) says the government’s decision to drop the province’s mandatory mask mandate in most indoors settings is ill-conceived and puts politics ahead of science. And, so is dropping vaccine mandates in long-term care homes.
CMAT gets ready to head to Poland and Ukraine – how you can help their urgent appeal
2022-03-03 – Canadian Medical Assistance Teams’ Executive Director Valerie Rzepka explained why providing health and medical help is extremely important for countries facing conflicts or refugee crises. The charity has spoken about its work to provide vital medical and healthcare support for the Ukrainian people following the invasion of their country by Russia – and how Canadians can help.
Mission to help Ukraine - Calling registered nurses and nurse practitioners
In response to the unfolding humanitarian crisis in Ukraine, RNAO is partnering with Canadian Medical Assistance Teams (CMAT) to send volunteer registered nurses (RN) and nurse practitioners (NP) to Poland. As you are undoubtedly aware, many refugees are arriving in Poland from Ukraine and they need our help.