Media Alert – CMA to launch Report on Social Determinants of Health Dialogue

OTTAWA, July 26, 2013 – Earlier this year, the Canadian Medical Association hosted a series of six public town halls across Canada focusing on the social factors that cause poor health. On July 30, the CMA will release Health care in Canada: What makes us sick?, a report on its National Dialogue on the social determinants of health.

Details will be released during a media press conference that will also be accessible via teleconference.

Date: Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Time: 10:00 a.m. (EDT)
Location: Centretown Community Health Centre, 420 Cooper St.
Speakers: Dr. Anna Reid, President, Canadian Medical Association
Fred Phelps, Executive Director, Canadian Association of Social Workers
Jeff Morrison, President, Centretown Community Health Centre (welcome remarks)

Members of the media may attend the media briefing on site or participate by teleconference. Telephone lines will open for media registration at 9:45 a.m. and the briefing will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. Reporters dialing in will be able to ask questions by telephone.

Dial-in number: 416-340-2217 / 866-696-5910
Instant replay: 800-408-3053 – pass code: 8665063

CMA spokespeople will be available for interviews after the media briefing.

For further information:

Lucie Boileau
Senior Advisor, Communications and Public Outreach
Canadian Medical Association
Phone: 613-731-8610 / 800-663-7336, ext. 1266 | Cell. : 613-447-0866
[email protected]


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