OTTAWA, Aug. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) will release its 14th Annual National Report Card on Health Care in Canada on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.
This report card focuses on the various health concerns that Canadians have when considering retirement. Canadians' anxieties about the quality of health care they can expect in the future supports the need for a pan-Canadian seniors care strategy.
For an embargoed copy of the 2014 Report Card or to arrange embargoed interviews with CMA spokespersons, please email Dominique Jolicoeur, Communications Officer at [email protected] or call her at 613-809-5669.
The embargo will be lifted Monday, Aug. 18 at 12:30 a.m. EDT.
The CMA communications office will relocate to the Ottawa Convention Centre during the association's annual meeting from Aug. 17 to 21. To reach a CMA representative during the annual meeting, members of the media can call 613-288-9558.
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 to serve and unite the physicians of Canada and be the national advocate, in partnership with the people of Canada, for the highest standards of health and health care.
SOURCE: Canadian Medical Association
For further information: Lucie Boileau, Senior Advisor, Communications and Public Outreach, Canadian Medical Association, Tel.: 613-731-8610 | 800-663-7336 ext. 1266, Aug. 17-20, 2014: 613-288-9558, Cell: 613.447.0866, [email protected]; Dominique Jolicoeur, Communications Officer, Canadian Medical Association, Tel.: 613-731-8610 | 800-663-7336 ext. 2038, Aug. 17-20, 2014: 613-288-9558, Cell: 613.809.5669, [email protected]