Ontario Medical Association Launches Northern Health Care Recommendations in Sudbury

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TORONTO, Oct. 24, 2021 / CNW / – Media are invited to attend a virtual press conference on Monday, October 25, at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine where the Ontario Medical Association will publish Prescription for Northern Ontario, a plan to address health care challenges and service gaps in the North Ontario.

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It’s part of a bigger plan Prescription for Ontario: Doctors’ Five-Point Plan for Better Health Care to be released Tuesday, recommending solutions to the province’s most pressing health problems.

The plans are the result of the most extensive consultation in the 140-year history of the OMA. More than 110 health care organizations, social service organizations and community leaders have contributed. Almost 8,000 Ontarians from 600 communities across the province shared their views through an online survey. Doctors representing a wide range of specialties and regions provided expert advice.

With less than a year before the provincial election, the OMA urges all political parties to adopt its recommendations as part of their programs.

When: 10:30 am-11:30am, Monday October 25. In-person interviews can be arranged separately.

Or: Zoom webinar. Register now here.

who: CEO of the OMA Allan O’Dette and President Dr. Adam kassam will be in Sudbury and are available for in-person interviews. Dean of NOSM Dr. Sarita Verma will welcome Sudbury. Dr. Sarah newbery, Associate Dean of NOSM Physician Workforce Strategy, will participate in the Marathon.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • If you would like to do an in-person NOSM interview, please let us know in advance as you will need to complete COVID documentation, including full proof of vaccination.

  • You must register in advance for the Zoom press conference. You can register at any time, including during the event, but you must register to access it.

About the OMA

The Ontario Medical Association represents from ontario Over 43,000 physicians, medical students and retired physicians, advocating and supporting physicians while strengthening the leadership role of physicians in patient care. Our vision is to be the trusted voice in transformation from ontario health care system.

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