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Help oppose cuts to refugee health care

Health care professionals across the country will be staging a National Day of Action for Refugee Health Care on Monday, June 18 to protest the Conservative government's cuts to the Interim Federal Health Program (IFHP).

National organizations representing several health professions, including the Canadian Association of Social Workers and the Canadian Pharmacists Association, are organizing events to protest these drastic cuts, scheduled to take effect on June 30th.

HSA members are encouraged to attend the Vancouver event as follows:

Monday June 18th
12:00 pm ... 1:00 pm
Citizenship and Immigration Canada Office
1148 Hornby Street, Vancouver

Health care workers are asked to wear a lab coat or greens.

Please see the NUPGE website for more information at http://www.nupge.ca/content/5081/doctors-stage-national-day-action-refugee-health-care-june-18 , and sign the Doctors for Refugee Care petition opposing these cuts at http://www.change.org/petitions/stop-the-cuts-to-healthcare-for-refugees-in-canada.

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