Resolution 1996.08: Partnership in Health Care

November 05, 2013

Whereas, The World Health Organization states that “health promotion is the process of enabling people to increase control over, and to improve their health”; and

Whereas, dialogue between the health care provider and the consumer is the foundation of a partnership in health care; and

Whereas, it is important for both the consumer and the health care provider to give and to receive clear and accurate information; therefore, be it

Resolved, that the national council of The Catholic Women’s League of Canada, in 76th annual national convention assembled, encourages all members to become:

  • involved in their health care; and
  • aware of their rights and responsibilities to make informed choices; and
  • aware of community health care resources available to them and how to access them.