International HealthCare

Do We Really Mean ‘Never Again’?

Posted on December 9, 2020 1:05 am By delmeyer in International HealthCare

By Kathryn Jean Lopez Visiting the Auschwitz Memorial, I had the overwhelming feeling that we were forgetting that we could fall into such evil again. You can get lost and found in the Auschwitz Memorial Twitter feed. Any human being who is convicted about “Never Again” ought to take a reflective, prayerful look. When I […]

Italy’s death toll has risen to 26,384 ROME | Giada Zampano | 25.04.2020

Posted on April 28, 2020 8:04 pm By delmeyer in International HealthCare

Italy’s death toll has risen to 26,384, with 415 new fatalities over the past day, health authorities said. However, data indicated a flattening of the curve as infections fell for the sixth day in a row. According to the Italian Civil Protection Department, the tally of infections stands at 105,847. Meanwhile, recoveries spiked to 63,120 […]

3. International Healthcare: China Rx: Exposing the Risks of American Dependence on China

Posted on November 5, 2019 5:15 am By admin in International HealthCare

Rosemary Gibson, Author of China Rx, gave a very disturbing presentation on the world pattern of generic drug manufacturing. When we opened free trade with China, and our pharmaceutical houses were looking where they were making generic drugs cheaper, China became the primary supplier. The drugs may be packaged domestically, but the ingredients come from […]

3. International Healthcare: Health services in Canada are not free. No Minister Taylor, Canada can’t offer Kawhi ‘free’ health care

Posted on August 13, 2019 12:40 am By admin in International HealthCare

Appeared in the Ottawa Sun, July 3, 2019 Ever since the Raptors won the NBA championship, businesses across Canada have (mostly in jest) offered Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard free access to their services as an extra incentive for the free agent to resign with Toronto. Over the weekend, Federal Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor joined […]

Canadian Medicare

Posted on April 27, 2019 2:00 am By admin in International HealthCare

Valuing only hours lost during the average work week, the estimated cost of waiting for care in Canada for patients who were in the queue in 2018 was about $2.1 billion. This works out to an average of about $1,924 for each of the estimated 1,082,541 Canadians waiting for treatment in 2018. Summary One measure […]

World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 22—25 January 2019 Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

Posted on February 20, 2019 4:57 pm By admin in International HealthCare

What makes our Annual Meeting unique? The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting is the only yearly gathering that brings together leaders of global society. The heads and members of more than 100 governments, top executives of the 1,000 foremost global companies, leaders of international organizations and relevant non-governmental organizations, the most prominent cultural, societal and […]

Singapore’s Health Care System

Posted on October 10, 2018 1:09 pm By admin in International HealthCare

Singapore’s Health Care Ranked First in an International Comparison A new study shows that Singapore’s health-care system places first when compared with the health-care systems of seven other countries. Canadian health economist Cynthia Ramsay ranked the health-care systems of Singapore, Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Germany, Australia and South Africa. The study […]

Canadians Can’t Wait Any Longer For Healthcare Justice

Posted on July 20, 2018 12:41 am By admin in International HealthCare

Sally C. Pipes | Investor’s Business Daily | May 11, 2018 Canada’s health care system is back on trial. Last month, a nine-year-old lawsuit challenging British Columbia’s prohibition on private health insurance and private payment for medical care resumed. Dr. Brian Day, an orthopedic surgeon who runs the private Cambie Surgery Centre in Vancouver, is […]

Universal Child Health Care in Quebec

Posted on April 3, 2018 5:11 am By admin in International HealthCare

When ‘Universal’ Child Care Isn’t Universally High-Quality Quebec made up for shortages in its day-care system by letting private centers step in— and different families are getting very different experiences. Conor Williams Today, the U.S. is somewhat of an outlier among developed countries, which tend to offer more-substantial public support for paid parental leave and […]

Global Healthcare

Posted on January 4, 2018 5:03 am By admin in International HealthCare

Global Healthcare Private Equity and Corporate M&A Report 2017 Bain report | April 19, 2017 By Kara Murphy, Nirad Jain, Joshua Weisbrod, Franz-Robert Klingan, Vikram Kapur, Justin Doshi and Jeff Haxer Turmoil creates opportunity, and in 2016, there was plenty of both. Private equity investors contended with a world of uncertainty.1 Would the long-running global […]