TORONTO, March 29 /CNW/ - Major Canadian healthcare policymakers will discuss including patients as part of government decisions on the future of Canada's health care system with 100 patients living with chronic medical conditions.
Date: Monday, March 29
Time: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: MaRS Centre Auditorium, 101 College Street, Toronto
With: The Hon. Deb Matthews, Ontario Minister of Health and Long-Term
Mark Stabile, Associate Professor, Rotman School of Business,
University of Toronto
Andre Picard, health columnist, Globe & Mail
Elaine McCoy (Alberta), Canadian Senator, former Alberta
Dr. Carolyn Bennett, MP, Liberal Party of Canada health critic
& author of Kill or Cure? How Canadians Can Remake their Health
Adrian Dix, MLA British Columbia
George Smitherman, former Ontario Minister of Health; Toronto
Andy Barrie, patient & former CBC Metro Morning Host
Maureen McTeer, professor & author of Tough Choices: Living &
Dying in the 21st Century
David Cravit, Executive Vice President, CARP/ZoomerMedia Ltd.
Dr. Michael Evans, Li Ka Shing Institute, St. Michael's
Patients and keynote speakers will be available for interviews.
This event is open to the media. French and English simultaneous interpretation is available. Media are encouraged to register at the event.
SOURCE CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF WOUND CARE
For further information: For further information: For a full speakers/panelist list and more information, please contact: Marc Kealey, Communications Lead, (647) 292-2537; Tiffanie Ing, Communications Coordinator, (647) 296-7577