Patients de seconde zone?



Medical specialists over four hours away, long and costly travel for cancer treatments, no emergency services available nearby, hundreds of dollars spent on hotels and restaurants to receive life-saving treatments, cuts to health care services, job loss, and the elderly leaving their hometowns to move closer to major hospitals—living in a rural area and requiring medical care can truly be an emotional and financial burden. Patients de seconde zone? is an inspiring documentary that advocates for the rights of people living in rural areas to access health care services in their region. This documentary film also raises the question about whether or not the government should take a greater interest in the social and economic lifestyle of residents in these areas...


1 X 52 minutes


Karina Marceau


ICI Radio-Canada, RDI

1 877 320-2040