Federal Plan: Strategies to Cut Down Wait Times for Children’s Surgery

by Medindia Content Team on  January 12, 2007 at 6:07 PM Corporate News
RSS Email Print This Page Comment
Federal Plan: Strategies to Cut Down Wait Times for Children’s Surgery
Many children are unable to undergo timely surgeries due to long wait times which cost their health adversely. A $2.6-million project, aimed at evolving methods to cut down waiting times for children's surgery, seems to have drawn flak in the initial stages. The project has been criticized as a half-hearted endeavor, sans the opinion of the provinces.
Advertisement

The15-month pilot project is geared to collate accurate data regarding six crucial surgical areas. The areas delineated are cardiac and cancer care, neurology, sight, spinal deformity and dental treatment which needs anesthesia.

Advertisement
The second stage of the project will concentrate on evolving a treatment plan for children who are unable to cope with undue waiting times. A conference is scheduled to take place in February with the provinces and territories to gauge the progress made in the project.

Source: Medindia
SAV
Advertisement

Post your Comments

Comments should be on the topic and should not be abusive. The editorial team reserves the right to review and moderate the comments posted on the site.
* Your comment can be maximum of 2500 characters
Notify me when reply is posted
I agree to the terms and conditions
Advertisement

News A - Z

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

News Search

Medindia Newsletters

Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!

Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Advertisement

Advertisement
Advertisement

Stay Connected

  • Available on the Android Market
  • Available on the App Store

Facebook

News Category

News Archive