Brevity is the soul of advocacy, experts say

Vogel, Lauren
September 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/20/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 13, pE1001
Academic Journal
The article presents the insights of the panelists on how to influence politicians, media, and patients to transform the health care system at the 144th annual general meeting of the Canadian Medical Association in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. Former cabinet minister Chuck Strahl says that keeping simple, specific and strong relationship with patients and policy-makers are the foundation of effective advocacy. Former Member of Parliament Keith Martin stresses the Canada Health Act.


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