Media Advisory - Mississauga round table will focus on the need for a national seniors strategy

TORONTO, Oct. 9, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Medical Association's (CMA) President, Dr. Cindy Forbes will join Dr. Gabriela Prada, director of health innovation, policy and evaluation at the Conference Board of Canada as a panelist to speak about the need for 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 free event is an opportunity for members of the public in attendance to weigh in on the role and expectation of government in health.


Event Details:


Wednesday, October 14, 2015


7:00 PM – 9:00 PM (EST)


Mississauga Seniors' Centre
1389 Cawthra Road, Mississauga


Canadian Medical Association


Dr. Cindy Forbes, CMA President
Dr. Gabriela Prada, Director Health Innovation, Policy and Evaluation, the Conference Board of Canada


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.


SOURCE Canadian Medical Association

For further information: For further information or to arrange an interview, contact: CMA Media Relations:, 613.806.1865; Related links:,


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