Refugee Care

No Refuge for Refugees in Health Care

Ritika Goel | Posted 08.11.2012 | Canada Politics
Ritika Goel

Recently, Jason Kenney has proposed drastic changes to the Interim Federal Health Program (IFHP) -- the program that has allowed many refugees to receive health care. These changes aim to deny access to essential medicines for all refugees and claimants, deny basic healthcare to those deemed to come from a "safe country," and are a poor policy decision.