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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...
Nurses are encouraged with Throne Speech plan on seniors, primary healthcare
2013-02-12
BC Nurses' Union
But they wonder about the depth of the government's commitment to improved patients' services and the social determinants of health, when balancing the budget seems to be its number one priority
Nurses concerned budget provides little room for health authorities to keep the promise to improve nurse staffing for safe patient care
2013-02-19
BC Nurses' Union
Pressure to do more with less will force nurses to deal with increased overcapacity in hospitals and under-funded needs, such as mental health, community, homecare and seniors' services.

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Health Care Politics Economics Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
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Sources
A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to health care politics and economics in the Sources directory for the media.
IMF policies contributed to the Ebola outbreak, weak response to it
Article
2014
RT.com
Policies advocated by the IMF have contributed to underfunded, insufficiently staffed, and poorly prepared health systems in the countries with Ebola outbreaks.
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.
Ten Health Care Myths
Diemer, Ulli
Article
1995
Ulli Diemer
Medicare's opponents have launched a sustained ideological attack on medicare. Their propaganda relies on myths and misrepresentations.
Why U.S.-Style Health Reform Does Not Work and What to Do about It
Chaufan, Claudia
Article
2015
Ending the corporate domination of healthcare is part of breaking the domination of the corporate class over our government and our lives. The task is to organize a mass movement that refuses to treat...

Sources Bookshelf

Private Profits vs Public Policy
The Pharmaceutical Industry and the Canadian State
Lexchin, Joel
Book
2016
According to Joel Lexchin, "Given the central role that medicines play in keeping us healthy, it is essential that we understand the policy environment that governs drug development, from the initial ...

Government Ministries & Agencies

Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
The Ministry is leading the health system into the new millennium with a consumer-centred and decentralized structure that will better manage health resources. Integration of the Ministry's activitie...


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