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Health- A state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being
It is not just the absence of disease/illnesses
Being healthy s connected between mind, body and soul.
o Health is not just physical (Cannot always tell if someone is healthy by their appearance)
Lalonde Framework- a Canadian Health field concept contrasting our lifestyle an environment (1974).
System built to help maintain the populations’ health (hospitals, therapy, rehab, etc.).
Canada’s healthcare is publicly funded (Public Healthcare System).
o Free access to healthcare for all Canadian citizens.
Unite States offers a private healthcare, majority of the population obtain is through their
Canada provides healthcare to all citizen generally no one is “uninsured” .
o No matter the age
o Down side is the period of wait time to actual care
o Patience are ranked in urgency
o Decision for care is up to his/her physician
Canada’s Health Care System
Universal coverage of health care services
Medicare – Publicly funded health care system
Ontario residents have access to health funded by the province.
To be eligible for OHIP:
Be a permanent Canadian citizen. HH KINE 1020
Reside in Ontario for 153 days within a 12 month span.
Make Ontario your home.
Ontario is required to fund necessary hospital and medical or primary care services and other
Canada vs. US H