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Healthcare in Canada - September 1999

Alberta has conducted an HIV screening program for pregnant Alberta women. In its first nine months, the program has detected 12 cases of infection; 40,419 pregnant women were tested.

Federal health minister, Allan Rock has announced that the Canadian Institutes of Health Research will open their doors April 1, 2000. Plans for the new institutes to co-ordinate medical and health-care research in Canada were announced the February 1999 federal budget. The institutes will focus on basic and laboratory science as well as on clinical and health services research.

Ottawa's World Heart Corporation has initiated a Biotelemetry System that transferred data from Osaka, Tokyo, via phone lines, to a simulated patient at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute in Ottawa, Canada. WorldHeart is a medical devices business focused on commercialization of artificial heart and related technologies for which worldwide rights were acquired from the University of Ottawa Heart Institute.

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