Video B-Roll Via Satellite - Lung Association to release a major new report on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease



    TORONTO, Nov. 19 /CNW/ - As part of a major nation-wide COPD awareness
campaign, The Lung Association will be releasing a ground-breaking new report
on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). This report will show
substantially higher numbers of people who may have the disease than
previously thought. The findings are both startling and troubling for all of
us who work in lung health. The following B-Roll is available at the listed
times and co-ordinates:

    
    DATE OF FEED:       Tuesday, November, 20, 2007

    TIME OF FEED:       1:00 PM - 1:30 PM ET

    CO-ORDINATES:       Anik F2 C

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    STORY SUMMARY: Ottawa, ON, November 20, 2007 - November is COPD awareness
month and as part of a major nation-wide COPD awareness campaign, The Lung
Association will be releasing a ground-breaking new report on Chronic
Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Canada's fourth leading cause of death.
    National and provincial spokespeople will be available including
physicians, patients, and Lung Association spokespeople.
    The full report will be available at www.lung.ca Tuesday, November 20,
2007

    
    B-ROLL SHOT LIST:

    Contact slide
    Title slide
    Table of contents

    English B-roll

    -   English Lung Association survey findings
    -   Dr. Anna Day - Canadian Thoracic Society
    -   Dr. Alan Kaplan - Chair of the Family Physicians Airways Group of
        Canada
    -   Nora Sobolov - President & CEO, The Lung Association
    -   Lorraine LeBlanc - COPD patient

    French B-roll

    -   French Lung Association survey findings
    -   Louis Brisson - Directeur général de l'Association pulmonaire,
    -   Dr. Michel Rouleau - Membre du service de pneumologie du CHUQ,
        professeur agrégé de clinique, département de médicine de
        l'Université Laval, membre exécutive de la Société canadienne de
        thoracologie
    -   Mme Dubois - Patiente atteinte de la MPOC

    Visuals

    -   People smoking/Gens qui fument
    -   People on the street/Gens dans la rue
    -   Lung Association rehab program in Ottawa/Programme de réhabilitation
        de l'Association pulmonaire à Ottawa
    -   Spirometry test/Test de spirométrie

    Title slide
    Contact slide
    

    STATIONS, FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Nicholas Schulz
    Fleishman-Hillard Canada (416) 598-5799 nicholas.schulz@fleishman.ca
    or Kate Morrison Fleishman-Hillard Canada (416) 645-8201
    kate.morrison@fleishman.ca

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863-5615.

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