On Thursday, February 27, from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Windsor Round Table Pizza restaurant, two local health professionals, members of Health Professionals for Equality And Community Empowerment (HPEACE) will present “Getting to Healthcare for All” at the Windsor Democratic Club meeting.
Dr. Toni Ramirez and Terry Winter, RN, MPH, will explore how other countries provide health care for everyone, and evaluate some of the current proposals (public option, Medicare for All). The two that Improved and Expanded Medicare for All would be the best option to address the issues of cost, inequity, quality, efficiency, and sustainability.
They will also present information and answer questions about what each of the presidential candidates are proposing.
Dr. Ramirez is a family doctor working at the Santa Rosa Community Health Centers. Terry Winter has been a nurse and a specialist in health policy in Sonoma County for almost 40 years. Ramirez and Winter are both members of HPEACE and co-chairs of the Healthcare For All Working Group, a partnership of HPEACE and North Bay Jobs with Justice.
The meeting is free and open to the public. Free pizza will be provided.
For more information about the February 27th event, call Rick Massell at 707-696-9364.