TORONTO, Oct. 26, 2012 /CNW/ - Spiralling costs, an aging population and deficit and debt reduction at all levels of government challenge the very survival of universal care across Canada.
The Summit on Sustainable Health and Health Care, hosted by The Conference Board of Canada, will feature dynamic national and international health leaders addressing the primary sustainability, wellness and management challenges.
The Summit will also include a Health Care Leaders Debate on the motion: End-of-Life Decisions Belong to the Individual, featuring advocates for and against the motion.
|When:||Tuesday, October 30 and Wednesday, October 31|
|Who:||Glen Hodgson, Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist, The Conference Board of Canada|
|Andre Picard, Public Health Reporter, The Globe and Mail, and 2012 Scholar-in-Residence, The Conference Board of Canada|
|Anna Reid, President, Canadian Medical Association|
|Hélène Campbell, Double Lung Transplant Recipient|
|Rachel Bard, Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Nurses Association|
|Jeffrey C. Simpson, National Affairs Columnist, The Globe and Mail, and Author, Chronic Condition: Why Canada's Health Care System Needs to be Dragged into the 21st Century|
|The Hon. Fred Horne, Minister, Alberta Health|
|Where:||Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel|
For more information, visit: http://www.conferenceboard.ca/conf/12-0146/default.aspx
Media are asked to register in advance, as space is limited.
SOURCE: CONFERENCE BOARD OF CANADA
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