/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - BC Forum on Health Care will focus on the need for a national seniors strategy/

VANCOUVER, Sept. 24, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Medical Association's (CMA) Past President Dr. Chris Simpson will join Doctors of BC President Dr. Charles Webb as a panelist at the BC Forum on Health Care on Monday, September 28.

This free public event is held in partnership with the British Columbia Retired Teachers' Association (BCRTA), the Canadian Association of Retired Teachers (ACER-CART), the National Association of Federal Retirees (FSNA), the Council of Senior Citizens Organizations of BC and the CMA, and will include a discussion on why Canada needs a national seniors care strategy.   

As the election campaign rolls on, it's crucial that all political parties define their objectives for developing a national seniors care strategy. This is an opportunity for members of the public to weigh in on the role and expectation of government in health.

Event details:

 

Date: 

Monday, September 28, 2015

Time: 

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PT)

Location:

Vancouver Public Library, Alice McKay Room


350 West Georgia Street 


Vancouver, BC



Host:

British Columbia Retired Teachers' Association (BCRTA), the Canadian Association of Retired Teachers (ACER-CART), the National Association of Federal Retirees (FSNA), the Council of Senior Citizens Organizations of BC and the Canadian Medical Association (CMA).



Featuring:



Dr. Chris Simpson, Past President, Canadian Medical Association


Dr. Charles Webb, President, Doctors of BC





The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) is the national voice of Canadian physicians. Founded in 1867, the CMA is a voluntary professional organization representing more than 80,000 of Canada's physicians and comprising 12 provincial and territorial medical associations and 60 national medical organizations. CMA's mission is helping physicians care for patients. The CMA will be the leader in engaging and serving physicians and be the national voice for the highest standards for health and health care.

Related links:
www.cma.ca
www.demandaplan.ca

 

SOURCE Canadian Medical Association

For further information: or to arrange an interview, contact: CMA Media Relations, MediaInquiries@cma.ca, 613.806.1865

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