SOURCE: The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

October 11, 2016 05:30 ET

Fraser Institute Media Advisory: How Many Canadians Travel Abroad for Medical Care? New Study Coming Wednesday, Oct. 12

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - October 11, 2016) - On Wednesday, Oct. 12, the Fraser Institute will release a new study spotlighting the number of Canadians who travelled abroad in 2015 to receive medical care.

Leaving Canada for Medical Care, 2016 breaks down the numbers by medical specialty and province, and examines a possible key reason Canadians choose to become medical tourists.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Wednesday, Oct. 12 at 5:30 a.m. (Eastern).

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Contact Information

    Bacchus Barua
    Senior Economist, Health Policy Studies
    Fraser Institute

    To arrange interviews with Bacchus Barua or for more information, please contact:
    Bryn Weese
    Media Relations Specialist
    Fraser Institute
    Office: (604) 688-0221 ext. 589
    Cell: (604) 250-8076