Category Public Health

Lessons From “Lying-In”

Alana Cattapan reflects on what postpartum confinement can teach us about living through COVID-19.

Abortion is Always Essential Medical Care

Janis Broder and Celeste E. Orr denounce the use of the COVID-19 pandemic as an excuse to make abortion inaccessible.

Canada needs one — not many — clinical triage protocols

Francoise Baylis argues that access to life-saving treatment should not be determined by geography.

Nursing homes in the time of COVID-19

Monique Lanoix reports on the humanitarian crisis in nursing homes.

Health Disparities in COVID-19 Triage Protocols

Şerife Tekin asks us to be aware that existing socio-economic disparities could adversely affect access to medical care under triage plans for scarce resources.