Media Advisory - Minister Aglukkaq to make an announcement

VANCOUVER, Feb. 23, 2012 /CNW/ - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health, will make an announcement.

Following the announcement, media are invited to join the Minister on a tour of Dr. Krassioukov's rehabilitation gymnasium and research laboratory.

Who:  The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health;
  Dr. Andrei Krassioukov, Principal Investigator, ICORD Spinal Cord Injury Program at UBC and VCH Research Institute, spinal cord injury physician, GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre;
  Ms. Marni-Abott-Peter, three-time Paralympic gold medallist in wheelchair basketball.
When:   10:30 a.m. (Pacific Time)
  Friday, February 24, 2012
Where:   Blusson Spinal Cord Centre
  Vancouver General Hospital
  818 West 10th Avenue
  Vancouver, BC



SOURCE Canadian Institutes of Health Research

For further information:

For media assistance contact:
Cailin Rodgers, Office of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, 613-957-0200
David Coulombe, CIHR Media Relations, 613-941-4563
Lisa Carver, VCH Research, 604-319-7533

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