The need for public engagement in choosing health priorities

Chafe, Roger; Levinson, Wendy; H├ębert, Paul C.
February 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/8/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 2, p165
Academic Journal
The authors reflect on the need for public engagement in choosing health priorities in Canada. They stress that loss of public confidence is a threat to health care system, not the ability to pay health services. They say that committed member of general public health section is required to achieve successful public engagement. Moreover, they cite examples of successful public engagements such as four months public consultation in Alberta.


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