Canada Declares World's First HPV Prevention Week: October 1-7, 2017

OTTAWA, May 30, 2017 /CNW/ - Leading healthcare providers, patient organizations and Members of Parliament gathered today on Parliament Hill to mark the announcement that Canada has become the first country in the world to declare a HPV Prevention Week, which will be held from October 1-7, 2017. 
(From left to right): The Honourable Peter Kent, Member of Parliament for Thornhill; Dr. Jennifer Blake, Chief Executive Officer, Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada; Michelle, Patient with cervical cancer, and HPV-related cancer; Dr. Vivien Brown, Past National President, Federation of Medical Women of Canada; Dr. Monique Bertrand, Past President, Society of Canadian Colposcopists; and Brigitte Sansoucy, Member of Parliament for Saint-Hyacinthe-Bagot.


SOURCE Federation of Medical Women of Canada (FMWC)

For further information: Media Contacts: NATIONAL Public Relations: Melissa Wood, FMWC: Ana Page, 613.569.5881, 613.233.1699 ext. 6229

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