Ministry of :
Health and Wellness
Name of international mission/travel :
Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) in London, England Feb. 21 - 23
Names of participants travelling :
Iris Evans, Minister of Health and Wellness
Dates of travel :
Alyssa Haunholter, Executive Assistant to the Minister
Paddy Meade, Deputy Minister, Health and Wellness
Mark Kastner, Director of Communications, Health and Wellness
February 18, 2005 to February 27, 2005
Places visited :
Oxford, England, London, England and Paris, France
Purpose of travel :
Evans will attend the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) in London, England Feb. 21 - 23 to hear presentations on how electronic health systems have improved health delivery and patient outcomes in various Asian and European countries. ASEM is a multilateral forum for EU Member States and Asian partner countries to consider action on social partnerships and economic co-operation.
Evans will then meet with government and health care officials in Paris, France Feb. 23 - 25 to learn more about the country's health care system and its health research innovations.
"This trip will give me an opportunity to learn more about how other countries deliver and pay for health care services and make the best use of health information technology," said Evans.
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