Dr. Ryan Meili
Expert Advisor, EvidenceNetwork.ca
Dr. Ryan Meili is an expert advisor with EvidenceNetwork.ca, a medical doctor, and the author of A Healthy Society.
The TPP appears to pose risks to our ability to afford to provide needed medications Canadians, and others around the world. When the free and open debate on this agreement is held, the impact on health care must be taken into account.
What we need is a health care system that's based on need, not ability to pay. But we also need social policies that create the conditions for good health. The evidence also shows us that lifestyle choices such as decreasing smoking, exercise and good diet increase proportionally to an individual's social and economic status.
03/11/2014 05:30 EDT
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