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It's about access: informing the debate on public and private health care  
http://www.cma.ca/multimedia/CMA/Content_images/Inside_Cma/Media_Release/pdf/2006/about_access_e2.pdf
Provides an insider's look at the mix between public and private delivery and funding of health care services in the Canadian system. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Gender dimensions of user fees: implications for women's utilization of health care  
http://www.genderhealth.org/pubs/NandaUserFeesNov2002.pdf
Looks at the implications of user fees for women's utilization of health care services, based on selected studies in Africa. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Forward to basics: promoting efficiency while preserving equity: proceedings of the 7th Canadian onference on health economics
Presents the proceedings of the 7th Canadian conference on health economics. Includes references.
Published: 1997
National health expenditure trends, 1975 to 2006  
http://secure.cihi.ca/cihiweb/dispPage.jsp?cw_page=PG_592_E&cw_topic=592&cw_rel=AR_31_E
Provides updated expenditure data by source of funds (sector) and use of funds (category) at the provincial/territorial level and for Canada. It also contains an overview with discussion on the trends of health care spending in Canada. (See Details)
Published: 2006
ABC of smoking cessation: economics of smoking cessation  
http://bmj.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/full/328/7445/947
Looks at the economic burdens of smoking caused by passive smoking and absenteeism. Reviews some of the economic aspects of smoking cessation. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Caring for profit: how corporations are taking over Canada's health care system
Explains how Canada's $77 billion/year health care industry is turning away from its original mandate of providing the best possible medical care to Canadians.
Published: 1998
Evaluation of cervical cytology  
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/bv.fcgi?rid=hstat1.chapter.6794
Studies the accuracy of cervical cytology using conventional Pap smears and new technologies (thin-layer cytology, computer rescreening) for detecting cervical cancer and its precursors. (See Details)
Published: 1999
When tinkering is too much: a case study of incentives arising from Ontario's deinsurance of in vitro fertilization
Debates the de-insurance of in-vitro fertilization, questionning the decision of the Ontario Ministry of Health in 1994 to de-insure IVF except in cases of completely blocked fallopian tubes and the issue of privatization that it raises.
Published: 1998
Planning health human resources: lessons from around the world. An international comparative review  
http://www.chsrf.ca/final_research/commissioned_research/programs/pdf/bloor_report.pdf
Highlights the results of a review of healthcare systems done in five countries: Australia, France, Germany, Sweden and the United Kingdom.  (See Details)
Published: 2003
A futuristic nightmare  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1988_Healthsharing_Vol_9_No_4_Fall.pdf

In this article Judy Darcy shares her vision of what life could be like under free trade. Illustrates the impact on social services and public programs. 

 


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Published: 1988