Doctors put patients first in health care debate

Schumacher, Albert
August 2005
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/2/2005, Vol. 173 Issue 3, p277
Academic Journal
Comments on an article about the failure of the Canadian medical profession to provide adequate support for public medical care in relation to the Supreme Court decision of June 9, 2005. Support of the Canadian Medical Association for a publicly funded health care; Argument in favor of the Canada Health Act; Reason behind the problems associated with the Act.


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