Media alert - Reminder - CMA holds its 140th annual meeting in Vancouver (BC)

    OTTAWA, Aug. 13 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Medical Association (CMA)
will hold its 140th annual meeting (General Council) in Vancouver, at the
Westin Bayshore Hotel, from August 19 to 22, 2007. This year's General Council
theme is Together in partnership... the future of care.
    On Monday, the CMA will release its 7th annual National Report Card which
will focus on the impact of environment on health care.

    Key features of the meeting are:

    - Sunday: educational sessions on health and environment and information
      technology issues.
    - Monday: an address by the Federal Health Minister, the Honourable
      Tony Clement and a strategic session on the funding of the continuum
      of care.
    - Tuesday: a strategic session on patient-centered collaborative care and
      valedictory address by CMA's president Dr. Colin McMillan.
    - Wednesday: a session on emerging issues session and delegates' motions
      and the installation and speech by the next president of CMA,
      Dr. Brian Day.

    Media can register on-site with the CMA Media office located in the
MacKenzie Room at the Westin Bayshore Hotel. You can also reach the CMA Media
office at (604) 648-1333 from Sunday, August 19 at 12:00pm to Wednesday,
August 22 at 2:30 pm (Pacific Time).

For further information:

For further information: Lucie Boileau, 1-800-663-7336, (613) 731-8610
ext. 1266, (613) 447-0866 (mobile)

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