OTTAWA, March 27, 2018 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is committed to working with provincesand territories, Indigenous peoples and other stakeholders to strengthen the health care system to make it more responsive to the changing needs of Canadians.
Today, the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, released the report
The external advisors made recommendations to improve the suite of PCHOs and to better support current and future health system needs, in keeping with the federal role in Canadian health care. The report's findings were informed by significant consultations with a broad range of stakeholders, including provincial and territorial officials, National Indigenous Organizations, health system leaders, researchers and experts, industry leaders, and representatives of the PCHOs.
Over the coming weeks, the federal government will review the report's findings and recommendations on the future role of these organizations in light of the challenges and priorities facing the health system.
"The Government of Canada is committed to strengthening Canada's health care system so that it better responds to emerging health challenges and the future needs of Canadians. I would like to thank Dr. Pierre-Gerlier Forest and Dr. Danielle Martin for their thorough and comprehensive report. Their advice will help guide our decisions on how the suite of pan-Canadian health organizations can best support Canada's health care system in the future."
The Honourable Ginette Petitpas TaylorMinister of Health
Related Products External Review of the Federally Funded Pan-Canadian Health Organizations
For more information on the Pan-Canadian health organizations: Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health Canadian Institute for Health Information Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement Canada Health Infoway Canadian Patient Safety Institute Canadian Partnership Against Cancer Mental Health Commission of Canada
SOURCE Health Canada
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