Presented by: Drs Sharon Macdonald and Dr. Nicholle Riese

As physicians, we know that income and health are related. Those who live on low incomes consistently have poorer health overall and 1 in every 3 children in Manitoba live in poverty. How can doctors help? Learn some approaches that can help your patients unlock access to federal and provincial benefits.

Learning Objectives:

1. Discuss and debate doctors' role in addressing poverty.

2. Be able to advise patients where to get help and why to file their income tax.

3. Learn to make an effective patient referrals to relevant programs and how to tackle the forms and rules.

For more information visit www.getyourbenefits.ca

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