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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…

UVic student rallies for access to life-altering drug

Lilia Zaharieva is far from giving up her fight for access to Orkambi, the life-altering drug that was taken from her when the UVSS changed their health plan this past…

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).…