Refugee Health Care Canada

Tories Temporarily Expand Health Care For Refugee Claimants

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.04.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Medication for children and prenatal care will be among the new federal health care benefits available to those awaiting a decision on their ...

'Thank God For This Conservative Government'

CBC | Susana Mas, CBC News | Posted 11.04.2014 | Canada Politics

The federal government has until the end of day today to introduce more inclusive health-care coverage for refugees, after a Federal Court gave the Co...

Tragic Cases Cited In Refugee Health Care Cuts Ruling

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.03.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Friday's Federal Court decision on refugee health care came with stories of fear and desperation and "the extreme human cost" of the federal ...

Ontario Premier: Ottawa 'Irresponsible' On Refugee Health Care

CP | Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.26.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Ontario is providing health care coverage for refugee claimants because the federal government abdicated its responsibility, Premier Kathlee...

Tories Considered Limiting Refugees With Health Problems: Docs

CP | Benjamin Shingler, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.03.2013 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - The federal government has examined setting limits on the number of refugees that Canada takes in with health problems, such as trauma from...

How Kenney Is Killing Refugee Health Care

Ritika Goel | Posted 02.13.2013 | Canada Politics
Ritika Goel

Today, Jason Kenney and the Conservative government announce a controversial list of countries that will determine who does and does not get access to healthcare in this country. This is what the government has facetiously called "public health and safety coverage" illuminating their limited understanding of the field of public health. As a family doctor working with refugees and refugee claimants, the potential impacts of this policy are horrifying. We will no doubt see individuals left with no choice but to allow their health to worsen before seeking services. It seems to me that this is a lose-lose situation.

Tories' MP Doctor Attacks Liberal 'Desperation' On Refugees

CBC | Posted 10.02.2012 | Canada Politics

Two Liberal MPs are calling on the only medical doctor in the Conservative caucus to oppose cuts to a program that provides health-care services to re...

Althia Raj

WATCH: Doctor Crashes Health Minister's Press Conference

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 06.29.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — A family doctor crashed a funding announcement by Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq Wednesday as part of an aggressive campaign by some health...