Enhancing Interdisciplinary Collaboration in Primary Health Care Initiative

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Teamwork Trend in Primary Health Care – The Wave of the Future

OTTAWA, April 21, 2022 - A national alliance of health professions is ready to unveil a blueprint for encouraging more interdisciplinary collaboration in primary health care across Canada.

The Enhancing Interdisciplinary Collaboration in Primary Health Care (EICP) Initiative has tracked innovation and approaches to teamwork in Canada over an 18-month period. Next week they will launch their recommended principles, a toolkit and a framework for change.

Media are welcome to attend:

What: Launch of the EICP Principles and Framework
Where: Confederation I Ballroom
Westin Hotel
11 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9H4
When: Tuesday, April 25, 2022
Time: Noon to 1:45 p.m.
Who: Senator Wilbert Keon, and the Honourable Brad Green, Minister of Health for New Brunswick (and co-chair of the Council of Federal/Provincial/Territorial Health Ministers) via video, are guest speakers.

For more information:

Susan Wright, EICP Communications
613-314-2021 (cell)
613-526-3090 ext. 318

EICP Initiative Media spokespersons:
Dr. John Service, EICP Chair
Dr. Glen Roberts, Executive Director

E-mail: [email protected] Web site: www.eicp-acis.ca

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