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Health providers to rally Dalhousie Medical School June 16th to protest impact of federal cuts to refugee health services

Demonstration in Halifax to be part of the 12 city 3rd National Day of Action

by Canadian Doctors for Refugee Care

Health providers to rally Dalhousie Medical School  June 16th to protest impact of federal cuts to refugee health services
Health care workers in Halifax are responding to the federal government’s failure to listen to their concerns over cuts to the Interim Federal Health Program (IFHP) by organizing a third national day of action. Physicians, nurses, community health workers and many others from a number of different professional health disciplines will be participating in demonstrations in 12 cities from coast to coast on Monday, June 16th has resulted in refugees being denied important public health care services while sowing confusion within the health care system. Canadian Doctors for Refugee Care are using the second national day of action to pledge to continue their campaign to restore the refugee health care cuts through to the next federal election in October, 2015.
 
Who: Physicians, nurses, community health workers and many others from a number of 
 
What: A National Day of Action to protest the upcoming two year anniversary of federal 
 
When: 12:00-13:00 Monday, June 16th
 
Where: Dalhousie Medical School Courtyard, 5849 University Ave. Halifax, NS
 
Why: The protests are a response to the reckless IFHP cuts that have resulted in refugees being different professional health disciplines cuts to refugee health care servicesdenied important public health care services while sowing confusion within the health system 
 
Further information is available at: www.doctorsforrefugeecare.ca.
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