News @ a glance

Sibbald, Barbara
July 2004
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/20/2004, Vol. 171 Issue 2, p125
Academic Journal
Presents news briefs concerning medical care in Canada, as of July 2004. Call of New Brunswick Prime Minister Bernard Lord for the people in the area to take more responsibility for their health; Importance of clinician involvement for the promotion of the e-health agenda in the country; Total number of international medical graduates who received a residency position.


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