April 29, 2022
TORONTO, April 29, 2022 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Association of Family Health Teams of Ontario (AFHTO) members across the province, AFHTO welcomes the investments in home care, mental health care, and health human resources in the 2022 Ontario Budget, Ontario's Plan to Build. The investments will
April 22, 2022
  April 21, 2022 Hon. Christine Elliott Minister of Health  777 Bay St., College Park, 5th Floor Toronto, ON M7A 2J3 Dear Minister Elliott, As associations representing interprofessional primary healthcare teams, we are concerned about the projected
February 14, 2022
AFHTO learned in fall 2021 that only people with a valid Ontario driver’s license could renew their OHIP card online. Most people who could not drive needed to go in-person to a ServiceOntario office.  This was particularly concerning as many people without a license are not in this position by
February 11, 2022
On February 10, AFHTO submitted our recommendations to the government for their 2022 budget. Our 2022 pre-budget submission was done in collaboration with our five partners in the Primary Care Collaborative. With primary care at the foundation, our submission lays out what is needed to help build
January 27, 2022
  January 27, 2022 Hon. Christine Elliott Minister of Health College Park, 777 Bay St., 5th floor Toronto, ON M7A 2J3 Dear Minister Elliott, We commend the government for expediting vaccinations last month and for beginning the fourth dose for the most vulnerable people. Returning to a
December 07, 2021
MEDIA STATEMENT  December 7, 2021 Inequities in Ontario’s online health card renewal system must be addressed so marginalized people are not left behind The Alliance for Healthier Communities (Alliance), the Association of Family Health Teams of Ontario (AFHTO), the Indigenous Primary Health Care
October 20, 2021
The Premier's Office recently requested input from multiple stakeholders on making vaccinations mandatory in hospitals with a province-wide strategy. AFHTO agrees this is critical in lowering the risk to employees' and patients' health from outbreaks, and it helps to address risks to staffing
September 30, 2021
    On the inaugural National Truth and Reconciliation Day being recognized today across Canada, the Primary Care Collaborative values the opportunity and responsibility to acknowledge some of the actions that can help support better understanding of
September 21, 2021
To: Hon. Doug Ford, Premier Hon. Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier, Minister of HealthCc: Dr. Kieran Moore, Chief Medical Officer of Health, Ministry of Health Matthew Anderson, CEO, Ontario Health Helen Angus, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Health (outgoing)   Re: Directive 6 must apply to
August 04, 2021
    To: Hon. Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier, Minister of Health Hon. Sylvia Jones, Solicitor General Cc: Hon. Greg Rickford, Minister, Indigenous Affairs Matthew Anderson, CEO, Ontario Health Dr. Kieran Moore, Chief Medical Officer of Health,
June 11, 2021
  We want to start by expressing our grief and sorrow about the tragic and horrifying events of the last few weeks, recognizing that racism and hate has been part of Canada since its inception. We mourn the discovery of the mass grave at the former
April 30, 2021
Shared by the Primary Care Collaborative   Ontario government’s paid sick leave legislation doesn’t go far enough and too many workplaces remain open: Workers need protection that provides flexible paid sick leave for illnesses, to self-isolate and to