Monthly Archives: February 2011

Front-line workers say Citizenship and Immigration Canada complicit in denial of meds to Quebec refugee claimants

On the 17th of January, 2011 the Association of Quebec Pharmacy (AQPP) owners issued a statement to its members urging them to cease filling prescriptions under the Interim Federal Health Program (IFHP), arguing that the wait-time for reimbursement from Citizenship … Continue reading

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Navigating the geography of illness

We’ve talked before about disparities in health close to home – in the city of Hamilton there is a 21-year life expectancy difference between two neighbouring communities, for example. On today’s episode of HJRC, we air segments from a recent … Continue reading

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