We actually know quite a lot about what makes Canadian health policy so effective. Population health approaches to improving social conditions, as well as public health prevention and health promotion measures taken across the country, have helped to reduce both chronic disease and acute illness. The Canadian portrait compares favourably to the American, but how does our healthcare investment compare to other developed nations in the study? Here, Canada falls short. Canada ranked 8th of 27 countries, while the US came in at 22nd.
Dr. Jody Heymann
Experte-conseil auprès d'EvidenceNetwork.ca
Jody Heymann est experte-conseil auprès du EvidenceNetwork.ca et doyenne de la UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. Avant d'occuper cette fonction, elle était titulaire d'une chaire de recherche du Canada de niveau 1 en santé mondiale et politiques sociales à l'Université McGill.
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