It’s time Canada recognizes the importance of self-care
Having a national self-care strategy is an effective, no- to low-cost complement to investments in the publicly funded health-care system.
Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos arrives at West Block for a cabinet meeting on May 10. Unless we empower Canadians to play a more active role in managing their own health, we face a tsunami of costly and debilitating chronic diseases that could cripple our health-care system, writes Michael Graydon. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade