Category Public Health

Health risks of Chloroquine use for COVID-19 in Brazil

Fernando Hellmann argues that the Brazilian Ministry of Health Guidelines for early drug treatment of patients diagnosed with COVID-19 is not based on scientific criteria and puts the health of Brazilians at risk.

Trust in health care after the death of Joyce Echaquan

Phoebe Friesen wonders whether clinicians can ask for trust in Canada’s system of health care after Joyce Echaquan’s death.

The Global Policy Landscape for Genome Editing

Katie Hasson outlines the findings of a new study documenting the policy landscape around the world for human germline and heritable genome editing.

Accommodating Menstrual Periods in the Workplace

Surabhi Kulshrestha explores the treatment of menstruation in the context of the Canadian workplace.

Comprehensive reproductive health services include abortion

Martha Paynter contrasts Newfoundland and Labrador and New Brunswick to describe how abortion should be part of the continuum of a rationally organized health care service delivery system for reproductive health in Atlantic Canada.