Avram Denburg
Dr. Avram Denburg is a paediatric oncologist at Sick Kids and a 2015 Trudeau Scholar. He sits on the Board of Canadian Doctors for Medicare.

Entries by Avram Denburg

Canadian Kids Need Free Access To Essential Medicines

(0) Comments | Posted May 18, 2017 | 3:44 PM

The Ontario government's decision to invest in universal drug coverage for those under 25 is a long-needed policy commitment that will help ensure the health of our next generation. As a pediatric oncologist, I see children every day who struggle to gain access to the medicines they need....

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The Federal Government Must Keep Its Promise To End Income Splitting

(11) Comments | Posted November 3, 2015 | 4:18 PM

More of Canada's children are living in poverty than ever before. A new report reveals that child poverty rates in Canada remain unconscionably high. Almost one-third of children in Toronto live in low-income households. Population measures of child health in Canada are also troubling, including

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Why We Need to Cover Medication for Children

(4) Comments | Posted October 17, 2015 | 8:45 AM

by Avram Denburg and Steve Morgan

You are the parent of a sick child. You have a limited budget and you must decide to buy the medicine the doctor prescribed for your child or provide food and shelter for your family instead. What do you do?

Sadly, this...

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