Tag Archives: Canadian health care

Backgrounder Federal Transfer Payments and how they affect healthcare funding in Canada Backgrounder: Federal Transfer Payments and how they affect healthcare funding in Canada
By Livio Di Matteo

The Canadian fiscal transfer system is relatively simple and designed to address fiscal imbalances arising from economic differences across provinces and territories that are related to per capita income and natural resource endowments.

How a National Drug Plan Can Save Canada

Winners and losers in the changing world of the Canada Health Transfer Winners and losers in the changing world of the Canada Health Transfer
By Livio Di Matteo
Private dental care fails millions in Ontario Private dental care fails millions in Ontario
By Jacquie Maund and Hazel Stewart
It’s time to invest in a comprehensive Child and Youth Mental Health Strategy at provincial and national levels
By Mariette Chartier and Marni Brownell

Mental illness is the most common illness experienced by children and teens in Canada.

Saskatchewan doctors now checking the fiscal health of patients

Pamela Cowan, Regina Leader-Post

Academics need to make sure their evidence matters Academics need to make sure their evidence matters
By Kathleen O’Grady and Noralou Roos

An average paper in a peer-reviewed academic journal is read by no more than 10 people, according to Singapore-based academic, Asit Biswas, and Oxford-researcher, Julian Kirchherr, in their controversial commentary, “Prof, no one is reading you,” which went viral last year.

Canada has more doctors and health specialists than ever – but is that good news Canada has more doctors and health specialists than ever – but is that good news?
By Livio Di Matteo

The recent negotiations between the Ontario Medical Association and the Ontario Government highlight the complex relationship between physicians and health spending.

Opioid crisis should be top of federal health agenda Opioid crisis should be top of federal health agenda
By Tara Gomes

Hundreds of codeine tablets stolen from the medicine cabinet of an elderly person living alone in a rural community. Hydromorphone tablets being distributed at weddings and high school parties. Fentanyl patches being cut up and sold for a profit on the street. This is the reality of the opioid crisis in Canada today

Health-reform-in-Ontario-must-include-oral-health Health reform in Ontario must include oral health
By Jacquie Maund and Hazel Stewart

The Ontario government’s proposed reform of the provincial health care system is going forward with a glaring omission: primary mouth care.


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