Feds may provide isotope funding

Kondro, Wayne
September 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/15/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 6/7, pE118
Academic Journal
The article reports on the assertion of Canada Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq that the government is prepared to have a discussion with provincial ministers about the issue of health costs. However, she says its strategy for handling the isotope shortages is to promote the use of diagnostic alternatives to technetium-99. A former president of a medical association views that it indicates that it has no concrete strategy for helping nuclear departments to deal their financial problems.


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