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Advocating for Your Breath

The deep and lasting change that Ontarians so desperately need requires significant policy change via the work of health advocates to put into place the programs, protocols and laws required to protect the breathing of all Ontarians.

Thankfully, as a health advocate, The Lung Association has a solid foundation of strength from which to build on in this area. From improving protocols through the ER asthma care pathway, to protecting the lungs of kids through our work on smoke-free cars for children, to the phasing out of Ontario’s coal-fired plants, to improving access o medications and treatments, to protecting children with asthma through Ryan’s Law and to the passing of the Lung Health Act and the establishment of The Ontario Lung Health Advisory Council.

As a health advocate we will always be striving for your right to breathe better.

Breathing Policy Forums

The Lung Association developed a series of Breathing Policy Forums with the goal of tackling some of the most urgent and pressing issues facing healthcare today by bringing together thought leaders from the public and private sectors to develop creative and actionable solutions that will improve the healthcare system in Ontario.

Paving The Way For Immunization Innovation

October 18th, 2019

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Breathing Policy Forum Patient Group Engagement in Public Policy

September 18th, 2019

Generic Interchangeability and Inhaled Medications

June 24, 2019

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The Right Treatment for the Right Patient at the Right Time

March 5th, 2019

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Prevention: The Best Medicine – The Importance of Immunization to the Health of Seniors

November 27, 2018

Demystifying the Smoke and Mirrors of Cannabis

April 19, 2018

Drug Reimbursement: Managing Costs without Compromising Health and Access

October 17, 2017

Collaboration for Change: The Role of Public-Private Partnerships in the Healthcare System

March 28, 2017