PRESS REVIEW – QUÉBEC & WORLD

Québec

CBC Montreal – Leah Hendry – 18 juin 2020 – Quebec’s COVID-19 triage protocol is discriminatory, disability advocates say – https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/disability-advocates-on-quebec-covid-19-triage-protocol-1.5616925

Options Politiques – Trudo Lemmens – 15 juin 2020 – Le gouvernement du Québec doit s’engager à respecter ses obligations éthiques et juridiques envers des personnes vivant avec un handicap. – https://policyoptions.irpp.org/fr/magazines/june-2020/le-protocole-quebecois-de-triage-clinique-donne-lieu-a-la-discrimination/

CJAD 800AM – The Natasha Hall show – 10 juin 2020 – The new protocol says his special needs son wouldn’t get a ventilator if he needed one. – https://www.iheartradio.ca/cjad/audio/the-new-protocol-says-his-special-needs-son-wouldn-t-get-a-ventilator-if-he-needed-one-1.12657231?mode=Article

98,5FM – Paul Arcand et Jennifer Maccarone – 4 juin 2020 – Le protocole de triage pour accès aux soins intensifs et les personnes handicapées – https://www.facebook.com/MaccaroneWSL/videos/248422733100581

CTV Montreal – Paul Karwatsky, Selena Ross – 4 juin 2020 – Quebec must explain which COVID-19 patients get priority before second wave: disability advocates – https://montreal.ctvnews.ca/quebec-must-explain-which-covid-19-patients-get-priority-before-second-wave-disability-advocates-1.4970435

Le Journal de Québec – Geneviève Lajoie – 3 juin 2020 – Le protocole de triage des malades de la COVID-19 fait débat – https://www.journaldequebec.com/2020/06/03/triage-des-malades-de-la-covid-19-cest-degueulasse-deplore-la-deputee-liberale-jennifer-maccarone

La Presse – Patrice Bergeron – 3 juin 2020 – L’opposition condamne un protocole qui sacrifierait des personnes handicapées – https://www.lapresse.ca/covid-19/2020-06-03/l-opposition-condamne-un-protocole-qui-sacrifierait-des-personnes-handicapees

Jennifer Maccarone – Députée de Westmount-Saint-Louis – 3 juin 2020 – Intervention en Chambre – https://www.facebook.com/MaccaroneWSL/posts/1081895575522218

Radio-Canada – 3 juin 2020 – Un protocole qui sacrifierait des personnes handicapées dénoncé par l’opposition – https://ici.radio-canada.ca/nouvelle/1709074/quebec-parti-liberal-sante-personnes-handicap-coronavirus

Policy Options – Vardit Ravitsky, Bryn William-Jones – 2 juin 2020 – The triage process needs to be public for accountability, particularly among disability groups most likely affected by decisions. – https://policyoptions.irpp.org/magazines/june-2020/pandemic-triage-protocols-lack-consultation-and-transparency/

Canal M – Luc Fortin et Anik Larose – 25 mai 2020 – Des craintes entourant les critères de triage en cas de pénurie d’équipements médicaux – https://canalm.vuesetvoix.com/app/uploads/2020/05/20200525_aniklarose_entrevueal.mp3

106,9 FM – Catherine Gaudreault et Martin Caouette – 22 mai 2020 – Entrevue avec Martin Caouette, professeur de psychoéducation à l’UQTR et titulaire de la Chaire de recherche autodétermination et handicap – https://www.fm1069.ca/extraits-audios/opinions/309127/entrevue-avec-martin-caouette-professeur-de-psychoeducation-a-luqtr-et-titulaire-de-la-chaire-de-recherche-autodetermination-et-handicap

Le Devoir – Magdaline Boutros – 11 mai 2020 – Les critères pour privilégier des patients ne sont pas si neutres : https://www.ledevoir.com/societe/sante/578669/les-criteres-pour-privilegier-des-patients-ne-sont-pas-si-neutres

Le Devoir – Marie-Eve Cousineau – 18 avril 2020 – Qui aura droit à un lit ou à un respirateur s’il en manque durant la pandémie? – https://www.ledevoir.com/societe/577289/des-balises-en-cas-de-scenario-catastrophe

La Presse – Alexandra Szacka – 7 avril 2020 – Protocole national de triage : que fait-on de nos droits fondamentaux ? – https://www.lapresse.ca/debats/opinions/202004/06/01-5268247-protocole-national-de-triage-que-fait-on-de-nos-droits-fondamentaux.php

Le Devoir – Marie-Eve Cousineau – 26 mars 2020 – Qui sera soigné si le matériel médical est insuffisant ? – https://www.ledevoir.com/societe/sante/575765/un-grave-dilemme

Ontario

ARCH Disability Law Centre – 22 avril 2020 – Government Response indicates Ontario Health is Engaging in Consultation with Human Rights and Key Community Experts on the Triage Protocol – https://archdisabilitylaw.ca/press-release-government-response-indicates-ontario-health-is-engaging-in-consultation-with-human-rights-and-key-community-experts-on-the-triage-protocol/

Toronto Sun – Antonella Artuso – 22 avril 2020 – Human rights important in rationing care: Ontario government – https://torontosun.com/news/provincial/human-rights-important-in-rationing-care-ontario-government

CBC – Roxanne Mykitiuk, Trudo Lemmens – 19 avril 2020 – Assessing the value of a life: COVID-19 triage orders mustn’t work against those with disabilities – https://www.cbc.ca/news/opinion/opinion-disabled-covid-19-triage-orders-1.5532137

ARCH Disability Law Centre – 8 avril 2020 – Open Letter: Ontario’s COVID-19 Triage Protocol – https://archdisabilitylaw.ca/resource/open-letter-ontario-covid-19-triage-protocol/

Toronto Sun – Antonella Artuso – 7 avril 2020 – Disabled to be denied COVID-19 care? – https://torontosun.com/news/provincial/disabled-to-be-denied-covid-19-care

The Globe and Mail – Sean Fine, Mike Hager, Tom Cardoso – 2 avril 2020 – Ontario draws up health-care plan in event hospitals become overcrowded – https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-ontario-hospitals-instructed-to-prioritize-life-saving-coronavirus/

The Star – Jennifer Yang – 29 mars 2020 – Ontario developing ‘last resort’ guidelines on which patients to prioritize if hospitals are overwhelmed by critical COVID-19 cases – https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2020/03/29/ontario-developing-last-resort-guidelines-on-which-patients-to-prioritize-if-hospitals-are-overwhelmed-by-critical-covid-19-cases.html

United States

The Hill – Nathaniel Weixel – 9 avril 2020 – Alabama removes controversial ventilator guidelines that denied coronavirus care to disabled – https://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/491896-alabama-removes-controversial-ventilator-guidelines-that-denied-coronavirus

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services – 8 avril 2020 – OCR Reaches Early Case Resolution With Alabama After It Removes Discriminatory Ventilator Triaging Guidelines – https://www.hhs.gov/about/news/2020/04/08/ocr-reaches-early-case-resolution-alabama-after-it-removes-discriminatory-ventilator-triaging.html

The New-York Times – Sheri Fink – 28 mars 2020 – U.S. Civil Rights Office Rejects Rationing Medical Care Based on Disability, Age – https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/28/us/coronavirus-disabilities-rationing-ventilators-triage.html

The Mirror – Tom Davidson – 28 mars 2020 – Coronavirus: People with Down’s syndrome could be left to die to ‘save’ medical supplies – https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/us-news/coronavirus-people-downs-syndrome-could-21772296