Podcasts

Our Podcasts

We have created short audio podcasts featuring our expert advisors speaking on important health policy topics. These podcasts are also available on iTunes.

We are making these podcasts available to everyone, free of charge, with a Creative Commons license, so that you may use them on your news site or blog.

Evidence is important to us, and we are committed to getting the evidence right — even when it can be interpreted in a number of ways. If you feel we have not represented the evidence accurately or fairly in these opinion podcast pieces, please let us know.

AGING POPULATION AND
ITS POTENTIAL IMPACT
HEALTHCARE COSTS AND SPENDING
PRIVATE, FOR-PROFIT SOLUTIONS
TO FUNDING AND DELIVERY
HEALTH IS MORE THAN HEALTHCARE
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    Understanding the opioids crisis in Canada
    By Mélanie Meloche-Holubowski

    North America is grappling with an opioids epidemic. British Columbia has even declared a public health emergency because of a significant increase in opioid-related overdoses and deaths. Dr. David Juurlink, Head of the Division of Clinical Pharm...

  • Why more academics should engage with the media with Dr Noralou Roos
    Why More Academics Should Engage with the Media, with Dr. Noralou Roos
    By Noralou Roos and Kathleen O'Grady

    Why more academics should engage with the media, a Policy Options Podcast. Imagine putting months of work into an article to have it read by only 10 people. This is the situation in much of academia right now, where the influx of new material is making it increasingly difficult for academics to get their research out to the public and to policy-makers.

PATIENT FINANCING OF HEALTHCARE
(THE PATIENT PAYS)
MORE CARE IS NOT ALWAYS BETTER
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    Why Canada needs a national pharmacare program

    Canada is currently the only developed country with a universal health-care system that does not include universal coverage of prescription drugs. And paradoxically is the most expensive one.

SUSTAINABILITY WAITING FOR CARE
PHARMACEUTICAL POLICY MENTAL HEALTH
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    Why is it so hard to get help for mental illness in Canada

    In Canada, only one in five people with depression gets appropriate treatment. And in Ontario, only one in three patients discharged from psychiatric hospitalization will get a follow-up within the month. Why is Canada doing so poorly in helping people with mental illness?

OBESITY INTERNATIONAL HEALTH SYSTEMS

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