Monthly Archives: August 2018
Nurse Supports Improved Healthcare for Prisoners
Martha Paynter refutes the claim that healthcare within Burnside jail is better than healthcare outside of jail.
Prisoners Protest at Nova Scotia Jail
The prisoners at the Burnside jail, a correctional facility in Nova Scotia, are engaged in a non-violent protest and calling for changes that will improve their health and well-being. Here is their statement.
For Profit Human Donor Milk in Canada?
Martha Paynter supports an altruistic model of human milk donation and calls for improved regulation of human milk donation to ensure equity of access, safer milk sharing, and guard against for-profit milk banking.
Brazilian Bioethicist in Hiding due to Death Threats
Alison Reiheld warns that women’s reproductive rights remain under fire globally and that it’s not always safe to exercise or advocate for these rights.
Pharmacare: Improving Access to Expensive Drugs
Marc-André Gagnon dispels misconceptions about the benefits of private health insurance plans and argues in favour of a universal model for pharmacare.