The Refusal to Provide Health Care in Canada: A Look at “Conscientious Objection” Policies in Canadian Health Care

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This position paper discusses why conscientious objection in healthcare is unethical and is incompatible with true conscientious objection in the military. It concludes with strategies to stop this refusal to treat. The appendix describes and critiques policies of the Canadian Medical Association and medical schools across Canada as they relate to the refusal to treat and obligation to refer.

Advocating for access to safe reproductive health care.