Advocates and Providers Say Canada Should Prepare for a Potential Rise in Medical Tourism


As abortion becomes banned in some U.S. states, advocates and providers think Canada should be prepared for a potential rise in medical tourism. Dr. Dustin Costescu, an OB-GYN at Hamilton Health Sciences, said provinces should increase funding for abortion clinics to ensure they can meet this potential surge in demand, while others think even a small number of Americans with the means to seek abortion care in Canada could pose a problem for clinics that are already strained for capacity.

Abstract Written By:
Laura Woodman
June 30, 2022

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