News @ a glance

Silversides, Ann; Murray, Sally
April 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/11/2006, Vol. 174 Issue 8, p1078
Academic Journal
The article offers news briefs on medical care in Canada as of April 11, 2006. Médecins Sans Frontières is hoping that the first order for an AIDS drug manufactured under the Jean Chretien Pledge to Africa Act will be shipped by summer. The Global Corruption Report 2006 has revealed that theft, bribery and extortion are the primary reasons for the loss of millions of health care dollars while deaths are caused by counterfeit drug use, drug-resistant disease and inability to pay bribes.


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