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"When it comes to human tragedy, no creature comes close to the devastation caused by the mosquito. We both believe that a malaria-free world has to be one of the highest global health priorities."  Britain's finance minister and tech billionaire Bill Gates unveiled a plan to spend billions to eradicate "the world's deadliest killer" malaria.


Thinking about Accountability by Raisa B. Deber 
Accountability is a key component of healthcare reforms, in Canada and internationally, but there is increasing recognition that one size does not fit all. A more nuanced understanding begins with clarifying what is meant by accountability, including specifying for what, by whom, to whom and how.

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Doctors without Boundaries
What does it take for a doctor to lose the right to practice medicine in Canada? The CBC's Fifth Estate investigates.

Doctors' Inappropriate Behaviour and Discipline

Health ministers agree to tackle drug prices, home care and mental health

75% of All Patients in Rehab Hooked on Prescription Pills, Says "Prescription Thugs" documentary

Manitoba health-care workers move closer to strike, union says

Zika outbreak likely to reach across Americas: WHO

Patient Care Groups: A new model of population based primary healthcare for Ontario

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Janet Davidson
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  • Jeff Reading to Chair, Heart Health Research, First Nations Health Authority, St. Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver, BC
  • Jane Zhou to Analyst, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, ON
  • Margaret Moy Lum-Kwong to Director, Operational Readiness, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, ON
  • Alykhan Abdulla to Health and Wellness Director, Golden Jubilee Games, Dubai, AE
  • Tom Sullivan to Chair, Joint Executive Committee, proposed alliance Groves Memorial Community Hospital, and North Wellington Health Care, Wellington, ON
  • Howard Dobson to First Vice-Chair, Joint Executive Committee, proposed alliance Groves Memorial Community Hospital, and North Wellington Health Care, Wellington, ON
  • Brian Rowe to Scientific Director, CIHR Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health, Ottawa, ON
  • Beth-Ann Cummings to Associate Dean, UGME, Faculty of Medicine, McGill, Montreal, QC
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