Renewal of health care is finally going to happen, minister tells CMA

Sibbald, Barbara
September 2000
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/05/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 5, p594
Academic Journal
Focuses on the promise of Canada's health minister Allan Rock at the August 2000 Canadian Medical Association meeting that the health care renewal platform will be finalized. Optimism about the renewal plans, funding arrangements between the federal and provincial governments, and support for essential services; Difficulty of working with 13 governments; Views of CMA president Peter Barrett about Canada's health care system.


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