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Fiche d’information : Le système de santé des Pays-Bas

Fiche d’information : Le système de santé des Pays-Bas

Le système de santé des Pays-Bas est fréquemment évoqué comme un exemple de régime universel efficace et accessible qui a réussi à intégrer un important mécanisme de marché concurrentiel.

Fiche d’information: Les affaires juridiques Chaoulli et Day et la prestation publique et privée des soins de santé

Fiche d’information: Les affaires juridiques Chaoulli et Day et la prestation publique et privée des soins de santé

Afin de comprendre ce que représentent les cas Chaoulli et Cambie Surgeries, il faut préciser les différences entre les soins de santé publics et les soins de santé privés au Canada.

Court challenges to one-tier medicare

Court challenges to one-tier medicare

Two court cases with strong implications for the future of the Canadian health care system have been frequently mentioned in the news. Understanding the Chaoulli and Cambie Surgeries cases involves clarifying the difference between public and private health care in Canada.

Backgrounder: Canada’s aging population and the need for changes in health care delivery

Backgrounder: Canada’s aging population and the need for changes in health care delivery

For decades, health care researchers have been writing about the implications of the aging of the demographic bulge produced by the boom-bust sequence. Despite some scare mongering commentaries in the media, there won’t be a sudden, overwhelming impact on health care costs.

Backgrounder: The Dutch health care system

Backgrounder: The Dutch health care system

The Dutch health care system is often cited as an example of an efficient, universally-accessible system that has successfully integrated a strong competitive market component into it. In a June 2014 report by the Commonwealth Fund, the Dutch system was ranked in the middle of the pack of the 11 countries under study.

Backgrounder: Canada’s prescription opioid crisis

Backgrounder: Canada’s prescription opioid crisis

“The misuse of opioids has grown exponentially with devastating consequences” – First Do No Harm: Responding to Canada’s Prescription Drug Crisis (Canadian Council on Substance Abuse, 2013).

Backgrounder: The Autism-vaccine story: Fiction and deception

Backgrounder: The Autism-vaccine story: Fiction and deception

Is there any link between the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine and autism?

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