Media Advisory - Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions Available for Comment on Revised Ebola Virus Disease Guidance after Meeting with Public Health Agency of Canada
20 Oct, 2014, 11:23 ET
OTTAWA, Oct, 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU) is available to comment on new PHAC Ebola Guidelines discussed during a meeting with PHAC Chief Public Health Officer and Health Canada Officials. Canada's overall Ebola preparedness and response were also discussed.
CFNU President Linda Silas will be available to comment on the substance of the meeting with PHAC immediately after the meeting ends.
When: 3:15 pm - Monday, October 20, 2014
Where: Lobby of Brooke Claxton Building, Tunney's Pasture, Ottawa, ON
On October 9, 2014, the CFNU sent Dr. Gregory Taylor, Canada's Chief Public Health Officer, a letter requesting PHAC convene an urgent meeting with stakeholders to discuss a pan-Canadian approach to emergency preparedness in light of the Ebola outbreak. This meeting is a response to CFNU's request.
The Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions represents close to 200,000 nurses and student nurses. Our members working in hospitals, long-term care facilities, community health care and our homes.
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SOURCE: Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions
For further information: Anil Naidoo ([email protected]), 613-986-5409 cell, 613-526-4661 office; Linda Silas, CFNU President, at 613-526-4661 or [email protected]
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