Why does private health care lengthen public wait times?
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1 in 10 Canadians are unable to afford prescribed medications
Canada is the only country in the world with a universal public health care system that doesn’t include access to prescription medication. We need a national drug plan that is public, universal and safe, providing everyone with the medications they need.
Defending public plasma and blood donation
Blood plasma is the first body part in Canada that has been allowed for sale. The recent introduction of pay-for-plasma clinics poses a serious safety risk to the security of our blood supply and negatively impact the voluntary collection efforts.
2019 marks our 40th anniversary.
Read more about how we are celebrating 40 years of Tommy Douglas’ legacy and vision for public health care
For forty years, the Canadian Health Coalition has been working to protect and improve public health care in Canada.
We are a coalition of health care workers, seniors, unions, community organizations, faith-based organizations and academics, as well as affiliated coalitions in the provinces and one territory.