and well-being of children and youth
The federal government is planning to implement significant changes to the way health care services for refugees are funded, effective June 30. The CPS is deeply concerned about the impact these changes will have on the health and well-being of children and youth, and that many young refugees may be denied coverage for medications and treatment for conditions such as diabetes, asthma, arthritis and other important chronic conditions.
The CPS position is expressed an advocacy piece that you can read here.
We encourage you to get involved in our advocacy efforts:
Since the publication of the CPS position, the details of the interim health benefits have changed, please visit Citizenship and Immigration Canada for the most current information.
Last updated: Jun 6 2012