Media Advisory - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care announcement about protecting Ontarians from disease outbreaks

    TORONTO, March 3 /CNW/ - On the 5th anniversary of SARS, George
Smitherman, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, will
outline how the new Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion, will
ensure better preparation for public health emergencies.
    Joining Minister Smitherman will be Dr. David Walker, the chair of the
Agency, and Dr. Sheela Basrur, former Provincial Chief Medical Officer of
Health and former Medical Officer of Health for the city of Toronto.

    DATE:      March 4, 2008

    TIME:      12:30 pm

    LOCATION:  MaRS Centre - Collaboration Centre Auditorium
               (Lower Concourse Level)
               101 College Street, Toronto

    Disponible en français

For further information:

For further information: Laurel Ostfield, Minister's Office, (416)
212-4048; David Jensen, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, (416) 314-6197,

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