Canadian Doctors for Medicare

Canadian Doctors for Medicare

August 22, 2010 15:05 ET

Canadian Doctors for Medicare: Media Advisory-Release of CDM Paper on Health Care Transformation

NIAGARA FALLS, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 22, 2010) - Canadian doctors have applauded the Canadian Medical Association's affirmation of the principle of universal access to health care regardless of ability to pay, but urge the CMA to ensure that future reform proposals are firmly based on the principle of equity. Canadian Doctors for Medicare's assessment of the CMA's Health Care Transformation policy document examines some of the CMA's main proposals and offers some suggestions to Canadian physicians about how they can work together to help reform the health care system so that reforms benefit all Canadians.

Date/Time: Monday, August 23, 2010 at 12:30 p.m.
   
Event: Media conference, release of CDM's assessment of the CMA's Health Care Transformation policy document
   
Location: Rainbow Salon (10th floor), Crowne Plaza Hotel Niagara Falls – Fallsview
   
Speakers: Dr. Danielle Martin, Chair, Canadian Doctors for Medicare
  Dr. Robert Woollard, Vice-Chair, Canadian Doctors for Medicare

Canadian Doctors for Medicare (CDM) is a national, membership-based organization that believes in Canada's publicly-funded health care system. The organization's mission is to provide a voice for Canadian doctors who want to strengthen and improve Canada's universal publicly-funded health care system in a way that benefits all Canadians.

Contact Information

  • Media Inquiries:
    Canadian Doctors for Medicare
    Sean Meagher
    Executive Director
    (416) 820-7889 (cell)