Tag Archives: Canada

What medicines do we really need in Canada? De quels médicaments avons-nous vraiment besoin au Canada?
Par Nav Persaud

Souvent, les études et les sondages montrent que les Canadiens sont fiers de leur système de santé universel qui offre des services médicaux et hospitaliers financés par le gouvernement.

The-never-ending-saga-of-medical-user-fees-in-Quebec L’interminable saga des frais médicaux accessoires au Québec
Par Amélie Quesnel-Vallée

Le 26 janvier dernier, le règlement abolissant les frais accessoires est entré en vigueur au Québec, si bien que la province respecte désormais la législation fédérale en la matière.

Why is it so hard for mothers to breastfeed in Canada? Pourquoi est-il si difficile pour les femmes d’allaiter au Canada?
Par Nicole Letourneau et Mary Lougheed

Récemment, une députée islandaise s’est adressée aux membres du parlement en donnant le sein à son bébé.

Why is it so hard for mothers to breastfeed in Canada? Why is it so hard for mothers to breastfeed in Canada?
By Nicole Letourneau and Mary Lougheed

According to Statistics Canada, while Canada has made significant strides toward breastfeeding as a cultural norm — for example 89 percent of women initiated breastfeeding in 2012, compared to 69 percent in 1982 — we still have a long way to go.

Don’t let seniors’ care in Canada become a private equity money maker Don’t let seniors’ care in Canada become a private equity money maker
By Margaret McGregor and Lisa Ronald

Late last year, a large trans-national insurance company, Anbang, announced its intention to purchase a majority interest in Retirement Concepts, a Canadian for-profit nursing home chain.

The-never-ending-saga-of-medical-user-fees-in-Quebec The never-ending saga of medical user fees in Quebec
By Amélie Quesnel-Vallée

On January 26, the Quebec regulation abolishing medical user fees came into effect, bringing the province in line with federal legislation outlined in the Canada Health Act (CHA).

BornsteinPosterJan30.17 It’s time to move health research out of the academy and into the community
By Stephen Bornstein

Canadians can be proud that our graduates are among the most productive and respected researchers in the fields of health services, health policy and health economics. Yet our own health system continues to under-perform.

It’s time to move health research out of the academy and into the community It’s time to move health research out of the academy and into the community
By Alalsteinn Brown

Canada has a mismatch between the world-class quality of research we produce on health every year and how that research is implemented into our healthcare system.

When inequality in Canada goes up, child well-being goes down When inequality in Canada goes up, child well-being goes down
By Erin Schryer

Record numbers of children in Canada are living in poverty in spite of an all-party resolution in 1989 to end child poverty by the year 2000.

When inequality in Canada goes up, child well-being goes down When inequality in Canada goes up, child well-being goes down
By Dr. Nicole Letourneau

According to UNICEF, Canada is one of the more unequal societies for children and youth, ranking 26th of 35 rich nations on indicators like health, education, income and life satisfaction.


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