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Ansari Abudeen: In this third and final part, I would like to answer some questions that I have noticed in...

Ansari Abudeen: In this third and final part, I would like to answer some questions that I have noticed in...

In this third and final part, I would like to answer some questions that I have noticed in relation to Part 1 and Part 2 of this series and to look at how the THE, CIHE and CIHS can be managed in a sustainable manner. I also want to examine how the SDP healthcare plan takes into consideration these three types of costs in order to work towards a longer term vision of cutting costs in healthcare and reducing the burden of diseases in the population. Are you an SDP member? Why are you weighing in on this issue? I am not an SDP member. I do not look at the SDP healthcare plan as a partisan issue or political issue. For instance, I also support Reform Party’s call for universal healthcare policy shift. I maintain this position due to the prevailing evidence in medicine and healthcare not because of political considerations. I am a policy researcher, not a politician. I look at...

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