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Media Advisory – Regina roundtable will focus on the need for a national seniors strategy

Regina, Oct. 2, 2015- Canadian Medical Association (CMA) Board of directors member Dr. Guruswamy Sridhar will host three candidates from the riding of Regina-Wascana as panelists at a public roundtable on Monday, October 5 on the need for a national seniors care strategy. The candidates are April Bourgeois (NDP), Ralph Goodale (Liberal) and Frances Simonson (Green Party).

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 to weigh in on the role and expectation of government in health.

Event Details:

Date:

Monday, October 5, 2015
Time:
9:30 AM – 11:30 AM (CT)
Location:

Regina Senior Citizens Centre
Winnipeg Street Centre
2134 Winnipeg Street

Host:

Canadian Medical Association

Featuring:

Moderator: Dr. Guruswamy Sridhar, CMA Board member
Panelists: April Bourgeois (NDP Candidate), Ralph Goodale (Liberal Candidate),
Frances Simonson (Green Party Candidate)

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.