CAPA Meets with Federal Minister of Health

CAPA President, Kevin Dickson and Nova Scotia, Alternate Director, Erin Sephton met with the Minister of Health, The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos on July 12th in Halifax, Nova Scotia to discuss the importance of adding PAs to the HHR strategy, provide funding for PA training, as well as the creation and funding of positions in corrections, as well as First Nations communities. Also, present at the meeting were Nova Scotia caucus members Lena Metlage Diab, Jaime Battiste and Darren Fisher. The meeting was extremely positive with all ministers being in full support of PAs with a particular interest in primary care. Thank you, letters were sent to all those in attendance, along with an information brief on how PAs can help.