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Media Release: Healthcare workers demand Ontario government fill gap left by federal refugee health cuts

Published on January 23, 2013 under Media Release
Media Release: Healthcare workers demand Ontario government fill gap left by federal refugee health cuts
Toronto, January 23, 2013 – On the eve of the Liberal Leadership Convention, healthcare workers and community members are demanding the Ontario government step up to fill the gap left by federal cuts to refugee healthcare. At 12:00 PM, in front of the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (900 Bay Street), healthcare workers will deliver a petition of…
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Health4All asks Ontario to follow other provinces to protect refugee healthcare

Published on January 3, 2013 under Health for All in the News
Health4All asks Ontario to follow other provinces to protect refugee healthcare
On OPSEU's Diablogue discussing Health for All's campaign. Even right-wing Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall thinks it’s wrong. Recent cuts to the Interim Federal Health program for refugees have led to a storm of criticism by the medical community and provincial politicians across Canada. While Immigration Minister Jason Kenney defends the cuts, stating excluded refugees will still receive essential care, a…
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Join Health for All and put pressure on Ontario to #FillTheIFHGap

Published on January 2, 2013 under Media Release
Join Health for All and put pressure on Ontario to #FillTheIFHGap
Dear health providers, social service providers and community members in Ontario: In response to drastic cuts to the Interim Federal Health (IFH) program in Canada, 2012 was marked by historic mobilizations where health care workers and allies took to the streets, occupied Conservative MP offices, rallied outside Citizenship and Immigration Offices, launched a Non-Cooperation Campaign in response to drastic cuts…
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Refugee Health Cuts Flowchart for Quebec UPDATED

Published on October 18, 2012 under Uncategorized
TORONTO, October 18 2012 Please see the attachment below for a table developed by Canadian Clinicians for Refugee Care (available in French), a coalition of clinicians, researchers and community health workers, providing information about health care coverage for refugee claimants and refugees. This information is provided for health care practitioners. The table applies specifically to Quebec, as there are certain…
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Doctors and medical students: Health care for all, including refugees

Published on June 16, 2012 under Health for All in the News
Doctors and medical students: Health care for all, including refugees
A piece by Health for All members Faria Kamal, Nikki Bozinoff, Nanky Rai, Ritika Goel and Michaela Beder published in Rabble.  In a shocking move, the Canadian government is cutting access to health care for refugees across Canada starting on June 30. Health groups are loudly denouncing cuts to the Interim Federal Health Program (IFHP) that provides temporary healthcare to refugees and…
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