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Found 10 records similar to National report: Apparent opioid-related deaths in Canada (released March 2018)

Federal

A national summary of what is currently known about the Canadian opioid crisis with respect to opioid-related deaths and harms and potential risk factors as of December 2017.

Last Updated: Jun. 21, 2019
Date Published: Jun. 13, 2018
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Opioid related deaths, harms, risk factors, surveillance
Federal

opioid- and other drug-related overdose deaths have increased sharply and become a significant cause of mortality in Canada. In response, local governments, provinces, and territories have implemented a variety of interventions and the Government of Canada has committed to a targeted public health response

Last Updated: Jun. 21, 2019
Date Published: Nov. 30, 2018
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  opioid- and other drug-related overdose deaths, interventions, polysubstance use, toxicology
Federal

Data from surveillance reports provide information on opioid- and stimulant-related harms (deaths, hospitalizations, and responses by emergency medical services) in Canada.

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) works closely with the provinces and territories to collect and share accurate information about the overdose crisis in order to provide a national picture of the public health impact of opioids and other drugs in Canada and to help guide efforts to reduce substance-related harms.

Last Updated: Apr. 6, 2021
Date Published: Dec. 11, 2019
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
Formats: HTML ZIP CSV
Keywords:  opioids, opioid, stimulants, stimulant, cocaine, methamphetamine, meth, fentanyl, overdoses
Federal

This article highlights initiatives undertaken by federal partners to address the opioid crisis in Canada. The need for novel surveillance approaches that improve the collection and harmonization of drug-related data is also discussed.

Last Updated: Jun. 21, 2019
Date Published: Sep. 18, 2018
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  opioid, fentanyl, surveillance, national trends, drug misuse
Federal

The COVID-19 pandemic is adding to the ongoing public health crisis related to high rates of opioid overdose and deaths, as well as acute substance use harms. These crises are made worse in communities where there is chronic overcrowding, including a shortage of housing or other shelters.

Last Updated: Nov. 4, 2020
Date Published: Sep. 1, 2020
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  COVID-19, pandemic, people who use substances during the COVID-19 pandemic, public health crisis, opioid overdose and deaths, acute substance use harms
Federal

The COVID-19 pandemic is adding to the ongoing public health crisis related to high rates of opioid overdose and deaths, as well as acute substance use harms. These crises are made worse in communities where there is chronic overcrowding, including a shortage of housing or other shelters.

Last Updated: Oct. 2, 2020
Date Published: Sep. 1, 2020
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  COVID-19, pandemic, people who use substances during the COVID-19 pandemic, public health crisis, opioid overdose and deaths, acute substance use harms
Federal

Policies related to the Death Benefit.

Last Updated: May 4, 2019
Date Published: Jul. 1, 2015
Organization: Veterans Affairs Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Veterans Affairs Canada, VAC, Veterans, Policies, Death Benefit
Federal

This table contains 11 series, with data for years 1968 - 2009 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years), and was last released on 2010-08-30. This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (1 items: Canada ...), Type of benefit and policy (11 items: Total; payments; Death and accidental death claims; Total; under life insurance; Disability benefits; income payments ...).

Last Updated: Nov. 27, 2020
Date Published: Aug. 30, 2010
Organization: Statistics Canada
Formats: XML CSV HTML
Keywords:  business performance and ownership, financial institutions and intermediaries, financial statements and performance, table
Provincial

Age-Sex Specific rates for persons who filled at least one prescription of antidepressant or
antianxiety/ opioids medications by Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical name from community pharmacies for Alberta, nine health regions, and five Alberta Health Services (AHS) Continuum Zones expressed as per 1000 population.

Last Updated: Jun. 27, 2018
Date Published: Apr. 15, 2015
Organization: Government of Alberta
Formats: other
Keywords:  IHDA, Interactive Health data Application, Prescription
Provincial

Number of deaths occurring in the province of Alberta, by year, gender, age, and cause of death.

Last Updated: Jun. 27, 2018
Date Published: May 13, 2015
Organization: Government of Alberta
Formats: XLSX CSV other
Keywords:  Death Rates, Death Totals, Deaths, Diseases, Fatalities, Morbidity, Mortality, Vital Statistics
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