Congratulations to Hon. Dr. Jane Philpott, Canada’s new Minister of Health and founding Lead Physician of the Health For All FHT in Markham. Announced today as part of the new cabinet, Dr. Philpott’s background also includes time in the Niger Republic and serving as chief of family medicine at the Markham-Stouffville hospital.
Her responsibilities are expected to include implementation of campaign promises related to home and community care investment and the creation of a national pharmacare program.
For further information, you can read her official biography here.