TITLE

CIHR pledges to tackle primary health care

AUTHOR(S)
Christopher, Paul
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/9/2010 Supplement, Vol. 182, pE188
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) bolsters support for research tackling Canada's primary health care performance. It states that 36% of Canadians are using hospital emergency departments for their primary health care more than any other industrialized country. Colleen Flood, scientific director of CIHR's Institute of Health Services and Policy Research warns that a dose of strong medicine is needed to tackle gaping deficiencies in the primary care.
ACCESSION #
48490559

 

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