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Jacquie Maund

Policy and Government Relations Lead, Association of Ontario Health Centres; advisor with EvidenceNetwork.ca.

Jacquie Maund is the Policy and Government Relations Lead for the Association of Ontario Health Centres and an advisor with EvidenceNetwork.ca.
Why Doesn't Our Health-Care System Cover

Why Doesn't Our Health-Care System Cover Dental?

April is oral health month in Canada. Ads remind us to book an appointment with our dentist for a regular dental exam and to get our teeth cleaned by a dental hygienist. But in Canada's private dental care system, you have to pay to access both of these oral health services.
04/07/2017 03:19 EDT
Health Reform In Ontario Must Include Oral Health

Health Reform In Ontario Must Include Oral Health Care

Our teeth and gums are part of our body, and poor oral health affects our overall health and well-being. Primary mouth care is not covered under OHIP, and hospitals are not equipped to deliver dental care. Ontario only has public dental programs for low income children under 18, and a patchwork of basic services for people receiving social assistance.
05/23/2016 11:17 EDT