Time for a new Canada Health Act

September 2000
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/19/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 6, p689
Academic Journal
Editorial. Suggests that politicians should rethink the medical boundaries established in the Canada Health Act. Thought that the increasing privatization of health care may not be sustainable; Boundaries of comprehension which are being challenged by the changing necessities of health care.


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