February 19, 2016 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Global News
The six-year-old girl with an agonizing stomachache was turned away from the Montreal walk-in clinic: They only treat refugees who pay a fee first, they said.
The girl’s mom couldn’t afford the fee. So they left.
February 18, 2016 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Global News
All refugees and refugee claimants will get extended health care as of April 1 — six months after the Liberals came to office and five months after they made a special provision allowing Syrian refugees to access care.
January 19, 2016 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Global News
Some refugees and asylum-seekers come to Canada saddled with debt and without full access to health care — and some don’t.
Which one you are depends on where you’re from and when you got here.
November 15, 2015 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Global News
They don’t know how many people are coming, when they’ll arrive, what services they’ll need or who will pay for them. But Ontario’s preparing to welcome an unprecedented influx of Syrian refugees.
November 12, 2015 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Global News
Thursday morning Meb Rashid saw a woman severely traumatized after years of an abusive relationship.
Before that, an HIV/AIDS patient with dangerously low CD4 count; a pregnant victim of sexual violence.
They all needed treatment. None had coverage.