Medicare: Facts, Myths, Problems, Promise

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The Canadian Health Coalition, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, and the Canadian Federation of Nurses’ Unions are marking the fifth anniversary of the tabling of the Romanow Commission Report by launching a new book entitled: Medicare: Facts, Myths, Problems, Promise.

he book is based on contributions to a remarkable conference — S.O.S. Medicare 2: Looking Forward inspired by Tommy Douglas’ vision for the future of Medicare. Contributors to the book include: Shirley Douglas, Monique Begin, and Tom Kent, to Allan Blakeney, Roy Romanow, Stephen Lewis and Robert McMurtry, MD. In all, 34 leading health policy experts, economists, doctors, nurses and people representing the whole spectrum health care providers contributed to the book.  Medicare: Facts, Myths, Problems, Promise can be ordered online.