TITLE

Hep C sidestep

PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/3/2006, Vol. 174 Issue 1, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the decision of the Canadian government to provide compensation to those who contracted Hepatitis C from contaminated blood before 1986 and after 1990. The number of beneficiaries is estimated to be between 6,000 to 10,000 people. Canadian Hemophilia Society spokesperson John Platter criticized the government on its failure to gather information about the victims. According to Health Minister Ujjal Dosanjh, it will take several more months before people can get their compensation.
ACCESSION #
19229272

 

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