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Society of Rural Physicians of Canada
An independent voluntary association of rural physicians from across Canada, advocating for sustainable conditions for rural health-care workers, equitable access to health care for rural Canadians, and a National Rural Health Str...
United Nations Human Rights Council
The Human Rights Council is an inter-governmental body within the UN system made up of 47 States responsible for strengthening the promotion and protection of human rights around the globe. The Council was created by the UN Genera...

News Releases

Call to non-cooperation with IFHP cuts launched in Toronto
2012-07-15
Health for All
Health care workers and other service providers refuse to comply with restrictions to the refugee health program and call for action.
Court Upholds Ruling to Reinstate Refugee Health Care
2014-11-04
Health for All
Health for All welcomes the Federal Court of Appeal's decision to uphold a ruling from earlier this summer demanding that the Conservative government reverse its 'cruel and unusual' cuts to refugee he...
Emergency Gaza Update 28.12.2008
2008-12-29
Physicians for Human Rights-Israel, Al-Mezan Center (Gaza) and the Palestin
Targeting of civilians and/of medical facilities is a breach of international humanitarian law. The targets chosen by the Israeli military include also clearly civilian installations.
Israeli human rights organization highlights deterioration of Palestinian health under occupation
2015-04-05
Independent Jewish Voices - Canada (IJV)
Reports by Physicians for Human Rights - Israel document the deterioration of Palestinian health in the West Bank and Gaza as the direct consequence of ongoing Israeli military occupation.
Medical Reform Group shocked at physician protest
2010-02-24
Medical Reform Group of Ontario
National Day of Action against cuts to refugee health care
2012-06-18
Canadian Doctors for Refugee Care
On June 30, 2102, refugees will face drastic cuts to their health insurance. Risking the lives of Canada's most vulnerable is unacceptable. There will be a National Day of Action June 18 in cities acr...

Sources Select Resources

Court Upholds Ruling to Reinstate Refugee Health Care
Sources News Release
Article
2014
Health for All
Health for All welcomes the Federal Court of Appeal's decision to uphold a ruling from earlier this summer demanding that the Conservative government reverse its 'cruel and unusual' cuts to refugee he...
Denying health coverage to injured migrant workers is shameful
Rai, Nanky; Majeed, Abeer; Deutsch, Jim; Bailey, Brendan; Garfinkle, Miriam
Article
2013
Toronto Star
Imagine getting injured at work, and instead of going to a hospital or seeing your health-care provider, you are deported from Canada.
Film Review: Revolutionary Medicine - A Story of the First Garifuna Hospital
Sugiyama, Jim
Article
2014
Upside Down World
A review of the provocative documentary Revolutionary Medicine, which tells the story of the first Garifuna hospital, in Honduras.
Gaza: Health System in Collapse
Garfinkle, Miriam; Deutsch, Judith; Abdul-Qadir, Reem; Santa Barbara, Joanna
Article
2008
The extremity of suffering in Gaza is little known in the West. Underlying the health emergency is the Israeli military's destruction of Gaza's basic infrastructure and Israel's closure of all Gaza's ...
Israeli human rights organization highlights deterioration of Palestinian health under occupation
Sources News Release
Article
2015
Independent Jewish Voices - Canada (IJV)
Reports by Physicians for Human Rights - Israel document the deterioration of Palestinian health in the West Bank and Gaza as the direct consequence of ongoing Israeli military occupation.
Medical tourism
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Medicare Myths and Realities
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2012
Since medicare is an extremely popular social program, the media and right-wing politicians have learned that it is unwise to attack it directly. Instead, they propagate myths designed to undermine pu...
National Post columnist traumatized by having to wait his turn
Second-class health care for immigrants, seniors?
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2006
Ulli Diemer / Radical Digressions
Columnist thinks people with money should get quicker treatment in emergency rooms than people who are poor.
Undocumented Labour: Changes to refugee health care put women and babies at risk
Cymbalist, Rivka
Article
2014
Media Co-op
Pregnant refugee and non-status women are facing growing difficulties in accessing pre & post-natal care. Some doula's in Montreal are helping to fix that situation.

Media

Canadian Journal of Rural Medicine
Peer-reviewed journal. Health issues, rural health policies and clinical information.


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