Health care for foster kids: Fix the system, save a child

Hébert, Paul C.; MacDonald, Noni
October 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/13/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 8, p453
Academic Journal
In this article the author reflects upon the need for proper medical care of foster children in Canada. The author refers various studies stressing on the emotional and behavioral problems faced by foster children and suggests regular mental and medical health care of these children to reduce the impact of mental difficulties faced by them. The author recommends development of an integrated approach in Canada, dedicated to the needs of foster children.


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