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Zaharieva gets lifetime supply of Orkambi from Vertex

With others not so lucky, Zaharieva fights on In August 2017, Lilia Zaharieva was notified that the UVSS would be switching health care plans. As a result, coverage for her…

The clock ticks on for Zaharieva

“The only reason I have the voice to fight is because my community came together and gave it to me,” she says. / The last we heard from Lilia Zaharieva,…

Apathy and Elections

What the UVSS Health Care Controversy tells us about students In the spring of 2017, the UVSS Board of Directors voted to change the student health and dental plan to…

Letter to the editor: Re: A tough pill to swallow

As you are aware, last year the 2016–17 board of directors made changes to the health and dental plan to adopt the B.C. formulary, the standard in most student unions…

A tough pill to swallow

UVSS’ health care slip up costs students a lot It’s a bit of a running joke that no one really knows what the UVSS is doing (especially the UVSS themselves).…

UVic students left in the lurch as UVSS switches health plans

In Spring 2017, the UVSS Board of Directors voted to move their Studentcare Health and Dental plan to a new health plan—B.C. Fair Pharmacare. The shift came with a decrease…