Canadian patients may be denied new innovative drugs and other health technologies emerging for the treatment of chronic diseases such as cancer.
Donald Trump’s characterization of Canada’s health-care system as “catastrophic” may be political hyperbole, but we cannot ignore the huge problems that plague our system.
Canada imposes complete government control over people's access to medically necessary care.
Diseases such as rabies, malaria and leprosy still afflict many in less-developed countries.
In 2014, Canadian physicians reported that patients faced an 18.2 week wait from referral by a general practitioner to receipt of treatment.
Dr. Brian Day, former head of the Canadian Medical Association, is currently fighting to allow private treatment for patients.
Aspects of the Canada Health Act discourage provinces from emulating policies found in Australia, the United Kingdom, France and Germany.
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