What happened to the promise of universal pharmacare?

25 November 2021 - Canada is the only developed country in the world with a universal health care system that ...

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COVID windfall continues for corporate insurers

24 November 2021 - Corporate insurers collected a staggering $1.8 billion in profits over the past year by collecting more in ...

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The last drugstore: rural America is losing its pharmacies

10 November 2021 - Over 40 million rural Americans live in pharmacy deserts because of market consolidation. ...

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Universal health care is a fundamental right — being delusional is not

10 November 2021 - Singapore’s Health Ministry has announced that its citizens who choose not to be vaccinated will be ...

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The evolution of the Italian National Health Service

22 October 2021 - 40 years ago, Italy saw the birth of a national, universal health care system (Servizio Sanitario Nazionale ...

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The challenges of inadequate financial support for Australians with cancer

21 October 2021 - The publicly funded Medicare system in Australia has been recognised as a leading universal health care model. ...

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Singapore's health care system: key features, challenges, and shifts

2 September 2021 - Since Singapore became an independent nation in 1965, the development of its health care system has been ...

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U.S. health care system ranks last among 11 high income countries, researchers say

5 August 2021 - The United States has the worst health care system overall among 11 high income countries, even ...

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Treasury wanted Labour to break all health election promises bar one

5 August 2021 - Treasury told the Government to kick its election promises like funding for PHARMAC, cochlear implants, and ...

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Hospital costs, not drug prices, are the real US health care scandal

27 July 2021 - Medical monopolies have allowed inflation to get out of hand, but American politicians are not paying attention. ...

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$3.3 million to support Australians living with a rare disease

27 July 2021 - The Australian Government is providing $3.3 million to support the approximate two million Australians living with a ...

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Americans’ medical debts are bigger than was known, totalling $140 billion

20 July 2021 - A new study finds that health care has become the country’s largest source of debt in collections. ...

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Biden administration seeks higher penalties for hospitals that don't publish prices

19 July 2021 - The Biden administration is proposing to increase the penalty for hospitals that don't comply with a ...

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No more sending Kiwis across the ditch as new national neuroendocrine cancer treatment service opens

14 July 2021 - The opening of a new multimillion dollar national service to treat neuroendocrine cancer means patients will ...

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Overcharging doctors exposed under Medical Cost Finder revamp

28 June 2021 - A new government website will expose Australian doctors who are overcharging their patients and reveal the stingiest ...

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