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The Fraser Institute

February 24, 2013 09:02 ET

The Fraser Institute: Media Advisory; What Canada Can Learn From Australia's Health Care System: Report Coming Monday, February 25

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Feb. 24, 2013) - The Fraser Institute will release a new report comparing the Canadian and Australian health care systems on Monday, February 25 at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern).

Health Care Lessons from Australia is part of a Fraser Institute series examining the way health services are funded and delivered in other developed countries. The nations profiled all aim to achieve the noble goal of Canada's health care system: access to high-quality care regardless of ability to pay.

The report includes an introduction from Hon. Janice MacKinnon, finance minister in Saskatchewan's former NDP government, highlighting Canada's urgent need for health policy reform.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwire at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern) on Monday, February 25.

The full report will also be available as a free PDF download at

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