Media Advisory - October 15 - 17, 2007 - National Conference on Key Paediatric Health Issues

    "Informing Health Care Policy for Canadian Children and Youth: Strategies
    that are Making a Difference!"

    MONTREAL, Oct. 11 /CNW Telbec/ - Over 400 Senior Health Professionals and
dignitaries from across Canada are in Montreal to take part in a 3 day
conference focused on paediatric health issues

    When: Monday, October 15 - Wednesday, October 17, 2007

    Who:   Hosted by the Canadian Association of Paediatric Health Centres
           (CAPHC) Annual Meeting in partnership with CHU Sainte-Justine
           University Hospital Centre.

    Where: Hilton Bonaventure Hotel, 900 de La Gauchetiere West, Montreal,

    What:  Some of the issues conference speakers will highlight include:

    Monday, October 15

    - Opening remarks from The Honorable Philippe Couillard, Provincial
      Minister of Health Quebec
    - Key Note Address- Making the Impossible Possible: Heroes not Required,
      Brenda Zimmerman, Professor of Policy and Strategic Management,
      Schulich School of Business, York University. Professor Zimmerman is
      the author of the recently published book entitled "Getting To Maybe:
      How the World Changed".
    - Evidence-Based Government: How Do We Make It Happen?
    - Transforming Evidence into Health Care Services and Policies

    Tuesday, October 16

    - Inspirational speaker Craig Kielburger from Free the Children will
      share with us his passion for social change, leadership and education
      around the world with youth, educators, and health care professionals.
      Craig is co-author of the newly released book entitled "Me to We:
      Finding Meaning in a Material World".
    - Mobilizing and Implementing Change: From Data, to Information, to
      Practice and Policy Change
    - Ethical Conflict at the End of Life
    - Childhood Obesity: Do We Have the Right Perspective?
    - Symposium- Aboriginal Health Care: Exploring What Works

    Wednesday, October 17

    - CAPHC Interactive Workshop - The Use and Abuse of Stories and Anecdotes
      for Health Management and Policy

    For more information on the Canadian Association of Paediatric Health
Centres (CAPHC) or to view the full conference program please go to:

For further information:

For further information: Shelley Callaghan, (613) 324-1798

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