Monthly Archives: September 2016
Hidden from View: Canadian Surrogacy
Pamela M. White questions why we know so little about Canadian surrogacy practices and outcomes.
Risky Business: Genetic Discrimination & Insurance
Françoise Baylis discusses the response of the Canadian insurance industry to Bill S-201, An Act to prohibit and prevent genetic discrimination.
A Call to Action: Improve Indigenous Health
Alain Beaudet shares an excerpt of his speech, given at last week’s annual Forum of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences, which outlines research priorities for indigenous health.
The Costs of Chimpanzee Research
Andrew Fenton shares a cautionary tale about the Liberian chimpanzees who were abandoned after being used for vaccine research.
Spotlight on Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing
Chris Kaposy suggests that Canada should learn from the United States’ failure to regulate the industry for Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing.