Canadian Association of Gastroenterology

Canadian Association of Gastroenterology

September 12, 2005 07:00 ET

CAG/Media Advisory-New Study Released for the First Time, Wait Times in Gastroenterology: It's Enough to Make You Sick!

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - Sept. 12, 2005) - A 2002-2003 Statistics Canada Survey reported that the top health concern for 32% of Canadians was health care waiting lists and wait-times. Three years later, the majority of specialties, including gastroenterology, continue to lag behind.

How big are waiting lists in gastroenterology and how long are the wait-times for millions of Canadians who suffer from GI diseases? The Canadian Association of Gastroenterology will release a new study for the first time in Canada:

When? Monday, September 12
At 11:00 AM

Where? At the Palais des Congres de Montreal
Ground Floor
Entrance by Place Jean-Paul Riopelle

Contact Information

  • INDICO Communications
    Pierre Bouchard
    (514) 951-7516 (cell.)