Media Advisory - Forum to Discuss Child and Reproductive Health Research in Edmonton



    EDMONTON, March 8 /CNW Telbec/ - Media representatives are invited to
attend an open forum on March 12, 2007 on child and reproductive health
research in Edmonton, Alberta. The forum, hosted by the Canadian Institutes of
Health Research (CIHR) Institute of Human Development, Child and Youth Health
(IHDCYH), aims to provide you and members of the Alberta health research
community, non-governmental and voluntary organizations, and other interested
individuals with an opportunity to learn about child and reproductive health
research in Edmonton and Alberta.

    
    Who:    - Mr. Mike Lake, Member of Parliament for Edmonton - Mill Woods -
              Beaumont
            - Mr. Dan Backs, Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta
              for Edmonton - Manning
            - Dr. Michael Kramer, Scientific Director of the Institute of
              Human Development, Child and Youth Health (IHDCYH) of the
              Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
            - Dr. Sandra Davidge, Member of IHDCYH's Institute Advisory Board

    When:     Monday, March 12, 2007

              Forum: 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
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              Reception: 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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    What:     The forum will feature speeches from Mr. Mike Lake on behalf of
              Canada's New Government, Mr. Dan Backs on behalf of the
              Government of Alberta, an overview presentation by Dr. Kramer,
              Scientific Director for CIHR's IHDCYH, presentations from
              University of Alberta researchers and trainees as well as a
              question and answer session.

    Where:    TELUS Centre, Room 134
              Corner of 111th Street and 87th avenue
              North Campus of the University of Alberta
              Edmonton, Alberta


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For further information:

For further information: CIHR Media Relations, (613) 941-4563,
mediarelations@cihr-irsc.gc.ca


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