In the fragmented system, we don't even have access to data on prescribed drugs to assess if physicians’ prescribing habits are in line with best medical evidence, or if they are simply the results of drug companies’ promotional campaigns.
To further reduce the likelihood of an overdose, and offer people who use drugs an opportunity to better cope with their addiction, serious consideration should be given to managing the supply of drugs they consume.
The Inuit TB Elimination Framework recognizes the need to improve social and economic conditions to eradicate TB, but the dollars put toward Inuit housing, health, education and economic development do not even meet the current needs, let alone the needs of a growing population.
Canadians need a vaccination policy that is consistent across all provinces and territories, as well as a national database that allows for vaccination rates to be collected, recorded and monitored from coast to coast to coast.
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