Gender Equity and Health Care Reform in Canada

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Gender Equity and Health Care Reform in Canada
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GENDER EQUITY AND HEALTH CARE REFORM IN CANADA
Introduction
Health care reform is a major issue in Canada. To try and collectively deal with these challenges Building On Values was created by Roy J. Romanow and a Committee of health care experts. Popularly known as the “Romanow Report” it contained a number of recommendations for improving health care in Canada (Romanow, 2002).
In this report it will be argued that although the report attempts to be inclusive it fails to address the needs of particular groups of people. In particular it fails to adequately address gender equity issues. These problems do not only occur on the Federal level,...
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