This website uses cookies to ensure you have the best experience. Learn more

Funding Infertility Treatment: The Impact Of New Public Management

846 words - 4 pages

Almost all humans have a biological urge to have a child. However this biological urge is not always easily fulfilled for some humans because they suffer from infertility. Currently one in six Canadian couples is categorized as being infertility (Government of Canada, 2013). The World Health Organization defines infertility as a “disease of the reproductive system defined by the failure to achieve a clinical pregnancy after 12 months or more of regular unprotected sexual intercourse (World Health Organization, 2014). The inability to have a child naturally is a devastating medical diagnosis and many infertility couples will only have a biological child with medical ...view middle of the document...

Infertility treatment in Canada, under New Public Management style of public administration is costing the provincial health care plans more health care dollars than it is saving them. In order for provincial health care plans to save money they must publicly fund infertility treatment.
New Public Management as a Style of Public Administration
This section will explore the development of new Public Management (NPM) and how it general has affected Canada and Canadians. In the late 1970s and early 1980s the world was in a global recessions and governments needed to get their countries economics policies in order( Gruening, 2001). There were three main motivations for developing NPM, they are that government were facing large debt and deficit problems, there was a break down in the relationship between citizens and the state and that globalization was changing economic order of the world (Inwood, 2012). NPM was developed in United Kingdom and is first used by Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. NPM has five main elements to its philosophy and they are: downsizing, managerialism, decentralization, de-bureaucratization and privatization (Vigoda, 2003). Government downsized by reducing the size and scoop of government. Governments managerialism themselves by adopting business practices and they moved decision making to closer to its citizens. While managerialism government procedures they also reorganized and started to emphasis on the outcome rather than the method. Started to NPM is driven by the same values that drive private business. Finally governments began to privatise Crown Corporation and services to external agencies (Vigoda, 2003). The goal...

Find Another Essay On Funding Infertility Treatment: The Impact of New Public Management

The Impact of Spirituality on Cancer Treatment

1010 words - 4 pages ) The importance and impact of spirituality is not only limited to diagnosis of the disease, it is also concerned with the treatment of the related cancer. The most widely prescribed treatment of cancer is chemotherapy and various research studies conducted by the National Cancer Institute have shown that active spiritual life may also prove helpful in enhancing and modifying the respective advantages and results of chemotherapy. (Hareyan 2004

The Impacts of New Public Management Policies and Reforms in UK’s Public Sector since the 90’s

2207 words - 9 pages an impact on the structure of public organizations as in the manners by which the provision of services was being performed. This doctrinal shift can be understood in the next seven changes: New Public Management brought the managers to be seen as the key to improve public sector administration – meaning that managers should rely on discretion in decision-making and should have freedom in managing, coming from this discretionary power

Contrasting Public Administration with New Public Management

1482 words - 6 pages There is a grey distinction between the public and private sector in OECD countries with private sector organisations moving further toward delivering public goods and services as well as an increasing social responsibility often reported as triple bottom line. The aim of this paper is to contrast the traditional model of public administration with the developing New Public Management (NPM) phenomena. Briefly defining the concepts, the focus

The Government Funding of Airports

916 words - 4 pages , the grant covers private entities. The funding is majorly to ensure that there are significant developments of the airports that are used by the public. Since the year 1980, a number of airports have attained significant developments. The capital developments were made possible through funding boosts made by the Federal government. This is through grants. The grants are usually given through the Airport Improvement Program (AIP). This program

The Effects of Infertility on Families and Marriages in Kenya

899 words - 4 pages works of Kimani and Olenja (2001) with regard to the cultural impact of infertility among women in Kenya. It will draw statistics from the CIA World Fact Book and discuss MacComarck’s (1994) piece on the women in Moyambs District. This article will also include Vanderpoel’s (2010) work for the Reproductive Health and Research Department at the World Health Organization (WHO). How the rate of infertility is growing/increasingly common in Kenya As

The Impact of Roosevelt's New Deal

2274 words - 9 pages New Deal and its legacy had the largest impact on American society since the founding of the United States. The New Deal altered the political and social nature of the nation as well as preserved the fundamental capitalist nature of the American economy. At the outset, the New Deal changed the Americans’ view of their national government. Historian, William Leuchtenburg argues that the New Deal should be recognized for its transformation of how

New Zealand and the Impact of Fishing

1445 words - 6 pages In the warm southwestern seas of the world, just above Australia and the Tasman Sea, lies a beautiful island country of New Zealand. Governed by the Queen herself and kept fertile and wondrous by the gods above, this sanctuary of perfect ness can only be enhanced by its superb fisheries and varied species of fish. Often pictured by many as an ideal place of the world or the favored vacation spot, for the residents of this paradise, it is not

The Treatment of Microbial Infections Through New Antibiotics

2083 words - 9 pages -resistant infection consequently. Antibiotics may not vanquish the resistant pathogens and thus, there is a need for effective alternate strategies to treat microbial infections. Antibiotics have transformed medicine and saved countless lives over the past seven decades. Now, rampant overuse and the lack of new drugs in the pipeline threaten to undermine their effectiveness. There is a need to develop new antibiotics to supplement those that are

Management of the BLM's Public Land System

4105 words - 16 pages . Issues for the 90's., 1989.Wondolleck, Julia. Public Lands Conflict and Resolution: Managing National Forest Disputes. New York: Plenum, 1988.Management of the BLM's Public Lands System The government has control of over one-third of the nation's land, and 398 millionacres of that is controlled by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM 6). This land hold awide diversity of resources, from timber, and grazing lands found on the surface to a

The Transition Of Public Management in America

3206 words - 13 pages The Transition Of Public Management: 2000s A puzzling question is what can be expected from public management and public managers in the new millennium? What are the important issues such as regulatory reform, public sector budgeting, human resources management, strategic policymaking, ethics, and corruption, now and in the future? Will the alternative to government delivery of service be privatization? The concepts of Rational

The Impact of Emerging Technology on the Public Sector

5008 words - 20 pages . A technical payoff of computerization in the public sector brings increased availability of information, better information for management control, and better interaction with the public. The streamlining of processes could result in cost savings to public sector departments enabling them to gain maximum efficiency of public dollars. There are also some unfavorable cost considerations that should be mentioned when examination the impact of

Similar Essays

Stem Cells In The Treatment Of Infertility

2359 words - 9 pages Stem cells in the treatment of infertility Premature ovarian failure (POF) occurs in women under the age of 40 y with primary or secondary hypergonadotropic amenorrhea and accompanied by estrogen deficiency in 75% of cases. None of the women with primary amenorrhea have been reported to ovulate or conceive with their own oocytes, but more than a third of the women were pregnant atleast once before developing hypergonadotropic POF. It is

The Cost Of Funding American Public Schools

1557 words - 6 pages children enrolling in schools due to lack of employment opportunities, there has been great demand in education reform with regards to laws and funding (Grubb). In 1958, education reform was propelled forward by one of the biggest contributors for America’s public education system stemming from the National Defense Education Act (NDEA). On September 2, 1958, the act was signed, initiating a program that poured billions of dollars into the U.S

Increase The Funding Of Colorado K 12 Public Schools

1095 words - 5 pages some courses. Teachers are losing their jobs or getting a wage decrease or freeze. One way to increase funding for Colorado Public schools is to have every person living in the state of Colorado pay $10.00 yearly towards education. When filing their Colorado Income Tax, this amount could be subtracted from their refund. If they already owe on their tax return, this amount would be added to their bill and paid at the same time the tax bill is

The Emotional Side Of Infertility Essay

1819 words - 8 pages infertility in Canadian heterosexual couples, where the woman was aged 18-34, ranged from 11.5% to 15.7%, almost double the rate previously measured in 1992 (Bushnik, 2011, pp. 738-740). The topic of infertility is one of great importance, for although it affects a significant number of Canadians, there is little public awareness of the potentially devastating effects on those involved. This paper will explore infertility as a life crisis for the North