By John Conly and John Prescott antibiotic resistance, antibiotics, health, Health Canada, livestock, medicine, overuse of antibiotics, resistant bacteria, super bugs, Veterinary medicine, WHO, World Health Organization
At the beginning of the last century, illnesses due to bacterial infections ranked as the most common cause of death in Canada. By the latter third of the century, the diagnosis, prevention and management of infectious diseases had advanced dramatically, raising hopes that many of these infections would be consigned to history. The dramatic improvements […]
By Nav Persaud Affordable healthcare, Canada, cost of pharmaceuticals, essential medicines, Podcasts, Privatization, publicly funded healthcare system, universal healthcare, World Health Organization
Think back to the last time you filled a prescription. Now think back to who paid for that.
By Nav Persaud Affordable health care, Canada, cost of pharmaceuticals, essential medicines, Privatization, publicly funded healthcare system, universal healthcare, World Health Organization
Surveys and polls often show Canadians are proud of our universal health system, which provides publicly funded care for doctor and hospital services. Canadians don’t have to worry about filing for bankruptcy to get care for themselves or their families when they need it.