Coronavirus: Philippines lifts ban on deploying health-care workers overseas

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has approved ending a ban on deploying the nation’s health-care workers, his labor minister said on Saturday, clearing the way for thousands of nurses to take … Read More

Report calls out ‘systemic’ failings in Canada’s long-term care system

Canada has failed in its duty to protect vulnerable elders in long-term care, according to a highly critical report that examines the issue in light of the COVID-19 crisis. The … Read More

Coronavirus pandemic exposing health inequities among Canadians, experts say

The ongoing coronavirus crisis is exposing health inequities that have long existed in Canada, according to those who study public health and infectious diseases. Now, Canadian charities and agencies are … Read More

Windsor, Ont., health-care workers to get gift cards from U.S. Consulate as thanks

While the novel coronavirus pandemic has shut down the Canada-U.S. border to all but essential traffic, health-care workers living in Windsor and Essex County continue to cross the border every … Read More

Coronavirus: Former health minister Jane Philpott assists at COVID-19 testing centre

After spending years in federal politics, former health minister Jane Philpott has returned to her physician roots, once again donning her white coat and stethoscope to help in the fight … Read More