Resolution 1996.08: Partnership in Health Care
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.