Tag Archives: Martha Paynter

PEI is Now a Leader in Reproductive Health Care

Martha Paynter reports on the current state of access to abortion and comprehensive reproductive health services in Prince Edward Island.

The Unintended Outcomes of Mis-Measuring Unintended Pregnancies

Megan Nichole Poole and Alana Cattapan show that there is an important and ongoing need for accurate, up-to-date information about rates of unintended pregnancy in Canada.  

Yes, Vaccinate Prisoners. But Decarceration is Better

Martha Paynter reveals the COVID-19 crisis in Canadian prisons, and argues that though priority vaccination of prison populations is needed, decarceration would be an even more humane and effective way to prevent transmission.

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.

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.