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  • 27 March

    International Symposium On Malignant Mesothelioma

    The 2017 International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma is an event organized by the Meso Foundation in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The Symposium will be held from March 27th through March 29th of 2017 at the Hyatt Regency…

  • 27 March

    2017 International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma

    Next week is the 2017 International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma in Bethesda, Maryland. Though they would love to see you in person, they realize that mesothelioma patients aren't always able to travel. Patients (or anyone else interested) can learn about…

  • 29 March

    Getting to Access: Innovative approaches to innovative medicines

    Innovative Medicines Offer Opportunities and Challenges Why this forum matters: Innovative drug therapies are medicines that can: Offer a substantial improvement over existing therapies; for example, biologics can modify the underlying cause of a condition rather than just treat the…

  • 29 March

    Webinar: Building internal health equity capacity at Health Quality Ontario

    Webinar: Building internal health equity capacity at Health Quality Ontario Who: The Health Equity Impact Assessment (HEIA) Community of Interest When: Wednesday March 29th, 12pm – 12:30pm Health equity will be achieved when all people living in Ontario are able…

  • 29 March

    Partnering for Prevention, Mississauga Halton Central West Regional Cancer Program

    Brampton, Ontario March 29, 2017 3:00 to 5:30 p.m. EDT Lionhead Golf Club & Conference Centre, 8525 Mississauga Road Join us for our Partnering for Prevention event where we will build partnerships across sectors to improve the health of individuals…

  • 30 March

    Rare Disease Day Conference & Awards Gala - CORD

    Who is CORD? CORD is Canada’s national network for organizations representing all those with rare disorders. CORD provides a strong common voice to advocate for health policy and a healthcare system that works for those with rare disorders. CORD works…

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PEI Becomes Latest Province to Sign New Healthcare Agreement

February 7 2017

Last week, Prince Edward Island agreed to a new healthcare accord with the federal government, securing an additional $45.1 million over the next ten years. British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario… Read more of PEI Becomes Latest Province to Sign New Healthcare Agreement

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