Press Release Tuesday, 06 September 2016 13:58

HEAL Offers Solutions for Health Accord: HEAL has issued a policy roadmap for health reforms: "The Canadian Way", which recommends targeted funding including...

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Press Release / communiqué de presse Thursday, 21 July 2016 00:00

Meeting of the Premiers: Chance to discuss Canada's healthcare future / Rencontre des premiers ministres : Occasion de discuter de l’avenir des soins de santé au Canada

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Coordination of Syrian Refugee Care Tuesday, 15 December 2015 16:32

Our members are mobilizing in response to the arrival of Syrian refugees to our country.

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As part of HEAL's strategic plan, there are a number of initiatives that we are involved in which include:

Ottawa, ON, (Monday, August 25, 2014) – The Health Action Lobby (HEAL) calls on the Council of the Federation to renew its multi-year commitment to accelerate the pace of health care transformation through the work led by the Health Care Innovation Working Group (HCIWG).

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HEAL Releases Report

OTTAWA, March 31, 2014 – With the end of the 2004 Health Accord, HEAL has released a report "Reframing the Federal Role in Health & Health Care " that considers the following three policy questions:

1. What is the appropriate role of the federal government in Canada's decentralized health care system?
2. What is the best way to reform health care delivery for Canadians, given the interdependence of our health care systems?
3. How should we align accountability and authority for health and health care renewal?


OTTAWA – The Health Action Lobby (HEAL) is very concerned by the federal government’s recent decision to withdraw funding for the Health Council of Canada.  “This decision is a signal to Canadians that the future of health and health care is not a priority.  Nothing could be further from the truth.  Public opinion polls consistently rank the future of health care in Canada as one of the most important public policy priorities,” said Mr. Glenn Brimacombe, HEAL Co-Chair.  “What message is the federal government sending to Canadians about its commitment and role when it comes to health?”


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