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Media invited to tour cord blood facility

OTTAWA, June 24, 2015 /CNW/ - Please join us for a first-hand look at Canadian Blood Services' Cord Blood Bank.

When: June 25, 2015 from 10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m. (other times may be accommodated)

Where: 40 Concourse Gate, Ottawa, Ontario

Who: Dr. Heidi Elmoazzen, Director, Canadian Blood Services Cord Blood Bank

What: A guided tour of the cord blood manufacturing facility.

For an embargoed media release and to book interviews or a tour in advance, please contact our media line.

Official announcement event:

When: June 25, 2015 from 5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.

Where: 1800 Alta Vista, Ottawa Ontario

Who:  Dr. Graham Sher, CEO Canadian Blood Services, Ms. Leah Hollins, Canadian Blood Services Board Chair, Dr. Heidi Elmoazzen and cord blood recipients.  

About Canadian Blood Services
Canadian Blood Services manages the national supply of blood, blood products and stem cells, and related services for all the provinces and territories (excluding Quebec). We operate an integrated, pan-Canadian service delivery model that includes leading an interprovincial system for organ donation and transplantation. Our national scope, infrastructure and governance make us unique in the Canadian healthcare landscape. Canadian Blood Services is regulated as a biologics manufacturer by Health Canada and primarily funded by the provincial and territorial ministries of health. Canadian Blood Services is a not-for-profit charitable organization.


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