Med-Emerg International Inc. announces opening of three new chronic pain management centers

    TORONTO, Jan. 30 /CNW/ - Ramesh Zacharias, the CEO of Med-Emerg
International Inc. (OTC BB: MDER-MDERW), announced today that they have opened
three new chronic pain management centers across Ontario. The new centers,
which operate under the banner of CPM Health Centres, are located in Ottawa,
London and Oshawa, and bring to eight the number of chronic pain management
centers operated by the Company.
    Dr. Zacharias said, "With approximately 20% of the population
experiencing chronic pain, the demand for our services continues. In opening
our new facilities we are able to provide much needed infrastructure to the
local pain practitioners. In each of these communities we have been fortunate
to collaborate with some of the leading clinical and academic pain
practitioners in the operation of our centers." Dr. Zacharias went on to add,
"Since opening our pain management business in 2004, we have grown rapidly in
response to patient need. We treated approximately 290 patients in November
2004, our first month of operation compared to more than 1,750 patients
treated in November 2006. We anticipate continued growth for CPM as we look
for new opportunities to address the needs of patients with chronic pain."

    Med-Emerg International Inc. specializes in the coordination and delivery
of emergency and primary health care related services in Canada. These
services include physician and nurse staffing and recruitment, clinical
management services, a national drug infusion service, and a comprehensive
physician practice management program.

    Certain oral and written statements of the management of the Company
included in this press release may contain forward-looking statements within
the meaning of Section 27A of the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, and Section 21E
of the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These forward-looking statements
include statements about the Company's marketing strategy, future sales
growth, profitability, competitive position, and release of new products. The
words "plan", "expect", "believe", "intend", "anticipate", "forecast",
"target", "estimate" and similar expressions identify forward-looking
statements. Forward-looking statements are based on assumptions made by and
information currently available to the Company. Investors are cautioned that
these forward-looking statements are neither promises nor guarantees, and are
subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause future results to differ
materially from those expected. These risks and uncertainties include those
addressed in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission
(available at The Company does not undertake to review or update
these forward-looking statements.

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For further information:

For further information: Ramesh Zacharias, Chief Executive Officer,
Med-Emerg International Inc., Tel: (905) 858-1368, Email:

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