Vanessa Gruben is an Associate Professor at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law. She is a member of the University of Ottawa’s Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics.
A transplant is the only life-saving option available in many cases, and one that depends upon the compassion of deceased donors and their families
What is needed across Canada now is a legal regime that has real consequences for pharmaceutical companies.
08/18/2017 14:53 EDT
Because of the cuts in previous years, many walk-in clinics, pharmacies and specialists continue to deny services to refugees and refugee claimants based on the false assumption that they are not covered.
05/26/2017 04:29 EDT
Canada doesn't track all surrogacy arrangements, so we don't know the answers. We should. We need greater regulation of surrogacy in Canada to better protect and promote the interests of women who act as surrogates, intended parents and resulting children.
10/05/2016 06:26 EDT
There's much to commend in the new policy; most importantly it covers all forms of infertility, regardless of sex, gender, sexual orientation or family status. The problem lies in what has not yet been addressed by the province -- critical issues that surround both publicly and privately funded IVF -- that demand attention.
10/19/2015 05:39 EDT
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