Monday, June 10, 2013

CMA urges action on poverty

Health outcomes improve when people eat, live better
Dr. Anna Reid, president of the Canadian Medical Association, appears before members of the All-Party Anti-Poverty Caucus. Deborah Gyapong / CCN.
The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) wants parliamentarians to consider the role poverty plays in health outcomes as well as demands on the health care system. CMA president Dr. Anna Reid urged members of the All-Party Anti-Poverty Caucus (APAPC) June 4 to consider the "social determinants of health." For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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