Health Administration Essay

637 Words May 21st, 2014 3 Pages
The separation of powers by the Constitution Act divides the delivery of health in Canada because it can cause confusion as to which level of the government has more authority for action over the other. While some powers are exclusive to one level of government, most powers are shared, including jurisdiction over health care. Due to the potential conflicts that result from power sharing, the governments rely on the court system to clarify jurisdictional issues (Wakulowsky, 2013).
As a Public Health Inspector (PHI), an order can be written to deem that bedbugs are a health hazard if the health officer reasonably believes that: (a) a health hazard exists, (b) because of the presence of bedbugs there is a significant risk of causing a
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. The National Collaborating Center (NCC) that would most likely do research on how mouldy apartments and the standard of education negatively contribute to a person’s health is NCC for Determinants of Health.
The statement “Spending on health care does not directly translate into better health”, means if there is more spending on health care, it does not mean that there will be better health outcomes such as increased life expectancy, lower mortality rate, and lower morbidity rates. For example, The United States has the highest health spending per capita among peer countries, yet it fares poorly on life expectancy, infant mortality, and premature mortality. Physicians in the United States are among the highest paid but they also pay the highest insurance premiums, lowering how much care is spent on health care (CBOC, 2014).
Haines Meat Inquiry is about the role of Public Health requiring improvement and solidifying public interest. Walker Inquiry is about how the Public Health system is chronically under-funded and its role has been diminished. The contribution of these inquiries are that there is a new focus on the necessity of collaboration among jurisdictions and of integration of efforts, new communication networks, rigorous systematization, and involvement of local public health units to inform policy at the local, regional and national levels. There is a constant struggle into making these systems better such that,

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