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CMAJ: Doctors promise protests along with court challenge to refugee health cuts

“Canadian doctors who have launched a legal challenge against the federal government’s cuts to health benefits for refugees promise further protests and disruption of federal Cabinet ministers’ announcements, starting this spring.

Medical students and residents who have “never been in the streets before, never protested” are rallying around this issue and will join other health care professionals to hold the government accountable for the effect its cuts are having on refugees’ health, says Dr. Philip Berger, head of family medicine at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, Ontario, and a leader in Canadian Doctors for Refugee Care.”

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