Health funding in Alberta sees dramatic increase

March 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/23/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 5, pE245
Academic Journal
The article reports on the 6% increase in the health budget of Alberta. It states that the health budget increase includes an 8.2% increase in compensation for physicians, 3.3 billion dollars for medical education and 799 dollars for specialty services. Minister of Health and Wellness Gene Zwozdesky also claims that the government is generous to health care considering the wants of Albertans to prioritize the public health system and that they want to increase the wellness agenda.


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