Rural health care is a pressing challenge for many small, often isolated, communities in rural BC. physicians Fenn Smit and Dan O’Connell share their thoughts on practicing medicine in the small West Kootenay village of Kaslo, on a sunny Spring morning in front of the S.S. Moyie . Watch Video
The challenges facing small communities struggling to provide an acceptable standard of care for their citizens are legion, ranging from long distances to major care centres to dangerous roads. Often the most difficult hurdle is persuading physicians to consider practicing in small towns.
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