Category International Healthcare
Séverine Caluwaerts and Françoise Baylis lament the fact that in an epidemic as deadly as Ebola, pregnant women were denied access to potentially life-saving vaccination solely on the grounds of pregnancy.
Colleen M. Flood and Bryan Thomas discuss the current legal challenge before the BC Supreme Court about whether public medicare violates the Charter by forcing patients onto long wait lists.
Noni E MacDonald describes the low risk for Zika infection during the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Brazil and urges visitors and supporters of the Games to help address the Zika epidemic.
Parisa Fallah and Mark Bernstein advocate for sustainable, educational, and collaborative approaches to global health work.
Abdihamid Abdihalim considers the benefits and challenges of Canada’s Interim Federal Health Program.
Noni MacDonald summarizes the all too familiar ethical challenges surrounding the recent outbreak of Zika virus.