- Chaoulli: Political Undertows and Judicial Riptides
In this paper, I discuss the deficiencies of the Supreme Courts decision and how notwithstanding, the decision has legitimatized privatization as a policy option. […] I then turn to explore how, across Canada, Chaoulli has inspired two different types of claims to health care based on Charter rights. First, Charter cases that have sprung up post Chaoulli arguing for greater access to publicly-funded care, and second, Charter cases that (similar to Chaoulli) seek to liberalize present regulations and open up the system to further private financing. I then discuss two other kinds of litigation - administrative law challenges that seek to improve the process by which decisions are made within publicly-funded Medicare; and, challenges based in private law, for example tort law, to limitations in publicly-funded care. I argue that it is the last two avenues of litigation that have the greatest hope for improving the performance of the health care system for all Canadians....
Citation: Flood, Colleen M. 2008. Chaoulli: Political Undertows and Judicial Riptides (June 25). Health Law Review. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1151253
Areas of Interest: Health, Health - Healthcare
- Concepts and Cases in Nursing Ethics
Concepts and Cases in Nursing Ethics maps the ethical landscape of contemporary nursing. The book is the product of a collaboration between philosopher-ethicist Michael Yeo, nurse-ethicist Anne Moor...
Citation: Concepts and Cases in Nursing Ethics. 1996. edited by A. Moorhouse and M. Yeo: Broadview Press.
Areas of Interest: Health - Healthcare
- Doing Business with the World – The New Role of Corporate Leadership in Global Development
Poverty remains the main challenge facing the countries that will be the home of 85% of the world's population in the decades to come. Some 2.7 billion people worldwide continue to subsist on less than US$2 per day. The challenge facing the global communi...
Citation: World Business Council for Sustainable Development. 2007. Doing Business with the World - The New Role of Corporate Leadership in Global Development. World Business Council for Sustainable Development.
Areas of Interest: Development, Education, Globalization, Health - Healthcare, Poverty, Public Policy, Sustainability
- Management Ethics [Spring, 2011]
Editorial: Ethics and Access to Medicine; Moving Toward International Access to Healthcare; Sanofi-aventis and the Economic Imperative of Corporate Social Responsibility; Increasing Access to Medicine and Improving Health in the Developing World; The Regulation of Global Trade in Pharmaceuticals...
Citation: EthicsCentre CA. 2011. Management Ethics, Spring. EthicsCentre CA
Areas of Interest: Corporate Social Responsibility, Development, Health - Healthcare, Public Policy - Regulation
- Patients or Profits? Professional Ethics, Co-Operation and Competition in Health Systems
The concept of 'managed competition' to improve efficiency has been common in health sector reform in wealthy countries. It has also been exported to health systems in the South, involving privatisati...
Citation: Malcolm Segall. 2002.Patients or Profits? Professional Ethics, Co-Operation and Competition in Health Systems. Brighton: id21 Development Research Reporting Service.
Areas of Interest: Health - Healthcare, Public Policy
- SOMO Briefing Paper on Ethics in Clinical Trials: Examples of Unethical Trials
This briefing paper provides an overview of known examples of unethical clinical trials for pharmaceuticals with a focus on developing countries. The study makes the following general observations :...
Citation: Wemos. 2008. SOMO Briefing Paper on Ethics in Clinical Trials: Examples of Unethical Trials. Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations
Areas of Interest: Health - Healthcare, Public Policy - Regulation