SASKATOON, SK, May 16, 2013 /CNW/ -
|What:||Federal, provincial and territorial governments continue to make efforts to reform our health system. The Health Council of Canada reports on the progress they have made. Council Chair, Dr. Jack Kitts, will reveal Canada's current status on wait times, primary health care and electronic health records, pharmaceuticals management, disease prevention/health promotion and Aboriginal health.|
|Progress Report 2013: Health care renewal in Canada, the Health Council of Canada's newest report coming May 23, 2013 will inform Canadians of what governments are doing to fulfill their commitments made, and what results have been achieved to date.|
|Interview opportunities are available following the presentation.|
|When:||May 23, 2013 at 8:30 a.m. MT|
|Where:||Delta Bessborough Hotel, Battleford Room|
|601 Spadina Crescent, Saskatoon, SK|
|Who:||Dr. Jack Kitts, Chair, Health Council of Canada|
|John G. Abbott, CEO, Health Council of Canada|
About the Health Council of Canada
Created by the 2003 First Ministers' Accord on Health Care Renewal, the Health Council of Canada is an independent national agency that reports on the progress of health care renewal. The Council provides a system-wide perspective on health care reform in Canada, and disseminates information on best practices and innovation across the country. The Councillors are appointed by the participating provincial and territorial governments and the Government of Canada.
To read comments from guest bloggers and other health industry leaders, or to download the full report (on May 23) visit: healthcouncilcanada.ca/progress.
SOURCE: Health Council of Canada
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or to arrange an interview, please contact:
Natalie Pavlenko, Manager, Media Relations, Health Council of Canada email@example.com, tel: 416-480-7082