Archive for 2018

We’re hiring!

The Canadian Health Coalition (CHC) is looking for a new National Director of Policy and Advocacy. With oversight from the Board of Directors, the National Director, Policy and Advocacy is responsible for establishing strategic priorities, developingRead More

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Pharmacare: 5 Principles

5 Principles for a National Public Drug Plan Improving the provision of prescription drugs is under discussion, but there are different versions of what a drug plan might look like. To create a fair, healthyRead More

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Take action to support S-252

On May 29, 2018, Independent Senator Pamela Wallin introduced S-252 (Voluntary Blood Donations Act), a Senate public bill that proposes to ban nationally paid blood and plasma donations. The Canadian Health Coalition supports this federal legislation thatRead More

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Latest news on paid plasma donation

Disappointing but not surprising: New Report from Expert Panel on Immune Globulin Product Supply Misses the Mark on Paid Plasma The Expert Panel on Immune Globulin Product Supply and Related Impacts in Canada released itsRead More

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Presentation to FINA on Bill C-74

The Canadian Health Coalition was invited to appear  before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance (FINA) on May 8, 2018 in view of its study of Bill C-74, An Act to implement certain provisions ofRead More

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Canadian Health Coalition Applauds HESA’s New Report on Pharmacare

Ottawa: The Canadian Health Coalition, which represents health care advocates across the country, applauds the Parliamentary Committee on Health (HESA) on its report on a national public drug plan: Pharmacare Now: Prescription Medicine Coverage forRead More

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Open Letter to Brian Day

We need your help to protect health care based on need. Sign the open letter to Brian Day below. Scroll down to read the open letter. ——- Dear Brian Day, CEO, As your court case against theRead More

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Charter Challenge Resumes Monday That Seeks to Overturn Medicare Protections

A Charter challenge that could very well affect how health care is delivered in Canada resumes in British Columbia April 9. A coalition of health care practitioners and concerned Canadians are working hard to defendRead More

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Sign the Open Letter to Brian Day

On April 9, a court case resumes in British Columbia that seeks to overturn the ban on private for-profit health care. This case will likely  end up in the Supreme Court of Canada and threatenRead More

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Letter to the editor: Overdue For Pharmacare

As published in the Globe and Mail, March 8, 2018. Re National Pharmacare Is Possible – But It Won’t Come Easy (March 6): Every developed country with a universal health-care plan already has a nationalRead More

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