Media Advisory - David Suzuki opens Naturopathic Doctor Convention

Building the Connection between Health and the Environment

TORONTO, Oct. 22 /CNW/ - The Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors (OAND), will be host to Dr. David Suzuki, recent Right Livelihood Award winner, at a public event to raise awareness about the links between health and the state of our environment, on November 13, 2009. This prestigious award was given to Suzuki by the Right Livelihood Award Foundation for, "his lifetime advocacy of the socially responsible use of science, and for his massive contribution to raising awareness about the perils of climate change and building public support for policies to address it."

Dr. Suzuki's lecture, "The Challenge of the 21st Century: Setting the Bottom Line." will be held at the Toronto Congress Centre. Media passes are available for this event and general admission costs $37.80. Tickets can be purchased by going to www.oand.org/suzuki.

"Our Naturopathic Doctors are seeing the effects on health of polluted air, soil, water, and food with their patients. Our hope is for this event to be a part of the strategy to improve the health of our planet. As our latest campaign says, 'We Believe in Health, Healthy People, Healthy Choices, Healthy Planet'" says Alison Dantas, OAND, CEO.

The lecture will be followed by a Q & A session with Dr. Suzuki where members of the OAND, patients and public attendees will have the opportunity to further discuss this issue.

OAND is getting the message out to the public, SPECIAL 2 FOR 1 Tickets available at National Women's Show.

Door's Open at 5:30 - Please join our members in the Naturopathic Doctor Marketplace to learn more about How Naturopathic Doctors are getting at the root of it.

Dr. Suzuki is on stage at 7:00.

SOURCE Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors

For further information: For further information: and media passes to this event please contact Vanessa Iannetta at (416) 233-2001 ext. 22 or email at publicoutreach@oand.org

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