Category Public Health

Coronavirus: the watchword is solidarity, not autonomy

Françoise Baylis asks everyone to do their part to protect each other during this pandemic.

Roles for Ethicists in COVID-19 Response

Marika Warren outlines roles health care ethicists can play in pandemic preparation, response, and recovery

Coronavirus in Vietnam: Observations from a Canadian

Françoise Baylis describes her experience of public health measures to counter coronavirus in Vietnam.

Developing the Canadian Drugs and Substances Strategy

Janet Jones challenges the idea that the 2018 Canadian Drugs and Substances Strategy public consultation will lead to innovative approaches to addressing addiction in Canada.

Methadone Access in Prisons: Stop Strip-Searching

Matt Bonn and Martha Paynter oppose the routine strip-searching of people incarcerated in Nova Scotia prisons who have been administered methadone.

Abortion in Canada: The election debates, the law and the reality

Martha Paynter outlines the facts about abortion in Canada.

Why did I sign the open letter in support of Pharmacare?

Wasem Alsabbagh shows that universal pharmacare is the natural product of the core values of Canada’s health care system and that it is cost-saving.