Interview Advisory: Health policy advocate speaks out



    TORONTO, Feb. 26 /CNW/ - Linda Wilhelm, Vice Chair of the Best Medicines
Coalition (BMC), is available for media comment on aspects of the federal
budget, tabled today in the House of Commons. Wilhelm is a respected patient
representative and advocate for improved healthcare access for Canadians.
    "Health remains a high priority for Canadians. We need and expect
leadership from the federal government, specifically in terms of addressing
inequities in treatment access and progress on a national pharmaceutical
strategy," said Wilhelm. The BMC is a broad-based alliance of patient
organizations and individuals representing some 10 million Canadians living
with or affected by chronic illness.





For further information:

For further information: Please contact Linda Wilhelm directly at (506)
485-2001 or contact Paulette Eddy, Executive Director, BMC, at (416) 917-3338
to arrange an interview

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