TORONTO, Sept. 22 /CNW Telbec/ - Ontario's Chief Medical Officer of Health and the advisor on viral diseases for the Pan America Health Organization will discuss H1N1 pandemic and response plans at the Pandemic Preparedness 2009: a Call to Action conference, hosted by The Conference Board of Canada in Toronto.
When: September 24, 2009
Who: Dr. Otavio Oliva, Advisor on Viral Diseases, Pan American Health
Organization, Regional Office of the World Health Organization,
will outline the current state of the H1N1 pandemic and the
greatest concerns, at 9:15 a.m., Thursday
Dr. Arlene King, Chief Medical Officer of Health, Ministry of
Health and Long-Term Care, will discuss Ontario's role in
preparing for the pandemic, at 9:55 a.m., Thursday
Andrew Archibald, Research Associate, National Security and
Public Safety, The Conference Board of Canada, will present
findings from the Conference Board's report on pandemic
preparedness, 2:00 p.m., Thursday
Where: The Sutton Place Hotel, 955 Bay St., Toronto
For more information, visit: http://www.conferenceboard.ca/conf/09-0256/default.aspx
This event is sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline, Hoffmann-La Roche, Bell Canada, Bullfrog Power, Zerofootprint, Health Insurance Reciprocal of Canada (HIROC), Purell, and The Stevens Company Ltd.
Media must register in advance.
SOURCE Conference Board of Canada
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