Tag Archives: health

The opioid crisis is a population health issue
By Gabriela Novotna and Tom McIntosh
Homelessness costs Canadians big money without addressing the causes Homelessness costs Canadians big money without addressing the causes
By Jino Distasio
Obstetricians and gynecologists target reductions in unnecessary care that may harm patients and cost the health system Les obstétriciens et les gynécologues visent l’élimination des soins inutiles susceptibles de nuire aux patientes et d’imposer des coûts au système de santé
Par George D. Carson et Wendy Levinson
Obstetricians and gynecologists target reductions in unnecessary care that may harm patients and cost the health system Obstetricians and gynecologists target reductions in unnecessary care that may harm patients and cost the health system
By George D. Carson and Wendy Levinson
Canadians have more than one million unnecessary medical tests, treatments and procedures every year Canadians have more than one million unnecessary medical tests, treatments and procedures every year
By Wendy Levinson
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.

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 and Erin Schryer

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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