Election 2008: where the parties stand -- or not

Kondro, Wayne
October 2008
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/7/2008, Vol. 179 Issue 8, p757
Academic Journal
The article presents questions and answers related to issues on public health care including would the parties restore the public health ministry to full cabinet status, are current catastrophic drug cost programs adequate or should Canada move immediately to introduce a national pharmaceutical care program, and should Canada adopt a national immunization program to prevent provincial and regional discrepancies in immunizing children.


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