The Newsroom section contains information related to health in Alberta – news, facts, publications produced by the ministry, and much more.
News releases & information bulletins
September 30, 2015
Government introduces new eye care program, saving millions for patients and taxpayers – Minister of Health Sarah Hoffman has announced a new pilot project that will provide more treatment options for Albertans suffering from vision loss, and will save patients approximately $300 every year.
September 15, 2015
Government to fund up to 400 more midwife births this year – Alberta families will have access to more midwifery services and supports thanks to increased investment from the Alberta government that will fund up to 400 more midwife-supported births this fiscal year.
September 1, 2015
Albertans can now provide ideas to strengthen addiction and mental health services – The Mental Health Review’s online questionnaire is now available to collect input from Albertans on how to improve the lives of those living with addiction and mental health challenges.
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