What you need to know about Canadian health care before arrival

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2019 19:50:40 +0000

Although public health care is one of Canada’s top selling features, it may come as a surprise that newcomers aren’t immediately eligible for coverage.

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California lawmakers agree to health benefits for immigrants

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 10 Jun 2019 00:32:38 +0000

California lawmakers agree to health benefits for immigrants

SACRAMENTO, Calif.  – California will become the first state in the country to pay for some adults living in the country illegally to have full health benefits as the solidly liberal state continues to distance itself from President Donald Trump’s administration.

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Immigrant children’s health declines rapidly after arrival in Canada

Credit to Author: Staff Writer| Date: Wed, 01 May 2019 02:57:12 +0000

By: Hassan Vatanparast, University of Saskatchewan and Ginny Lane, University of Saskatchewan A healthy, happy future, free from poverty: This is the aspiration of many new immigrants and refugees to Canada and the United States. Leaving harsh conditions and food scarcity behind, they embrace the safety and relative affluence that North America offers. Few would […]

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70 per cent of Canadians says vaccinations should be school requirement: poll

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 20:09:54 +0000

With the increasing number of cases of measles reported recently in Canada, the U.S. and the world, a heated discussion about vaccinations is front and centre on social media and in real life. Many who are unvaccinated are even lining up to get the MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) shot to avoid getting the disease. Washington […]

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DOH urged to boost funds for medical center in Cagayan de Oro

Credit to Author: cmiranda| Date: Sun, 27 Jan 2019 07:20:43 +0000

DOH urged to boost funds for medical center in Cagayan de Oro

Senator Grace Poe has urged for a funding boost of P20 million for the Northern Mindanao Medical Center (NMMC) in Cagayan de Oro City, citing the need to improve its facilities and purchase of medical supplies.

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DOH thanks Duterte for signing HIV, AIDS policy law

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:55:02 +0000

Department of Health (DOH) acknowledged President Rodrigo Duterte for signing the HIV and AIDS Policy Act of 2018, saying the law will support Filipinos suffering from the disease.

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Raising tax on tobacco will help fund universal health care — Pacquiao

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 09:14:38 +0000

Raising tax on tobacco will help fund universal health care — Pacquiao

In anticipation of the signing of the Universal Health Care, Senator Pacquiao renewed his call to raise the excise tax on tobacco products.

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