Media Advisory - Stephen Lewis to Keynote at 3rd Congress of the World Union of Wound Healing Societies

    TORONTO, June 4 /CNW/ -

    When:     Friday June 6, 2008

    Where:    Metro Toronto Convention Center, 255 Front Street West,
              Exhibit Hall A

    Time:     8 am - 9am

    Stephen Lewis, a humanitarian who has worked to improve the human
condition, both at home and abroad, will present the Keynote address,
Humanitarian Concerns for the Developing World, at the 3rd Congress of the
World Union of Wound Healing Societies (WUWHS) on Friday June 6, 2008.
    Mr. Lewis served as Canada's Ambassador to the United Nations from 1984
to 1988, and was the Deputy Executive Director of UNICEF, at the
organization's global headquarters in New York, from 1995 to 1999. Mr. Lewis
was the UN Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa from 2001 to the end of 2006.
He is the chair of the board of the Stephen Lewis Foundation, which is
dedicated to easing the pain of HIV/AIDS in Africa, and he is co-Director of
AIDS-Free World, a new international AIDS advocacy organization, based in the
United States.

    About the World Union of Wound Healing Societies (WUWHS):

    The WUWHS is a consortium of associations of health care professionals
with a single mission: to enhance the lives of persons with wounds worldwide
with an emphasis on developing countries. The executive team of the WUWHS
includes opinion leaders in wound care from Australia, Belgium, Canada,
France, Denmark, the United Kingdom and the United States. Every four years,
the WUWHS brings together different disciplines, different cultures and
nationalities working toward a universal solution to improve patient outcomes.
The 3rd Congress of the WUWHS takes place in Toronto June 4 to 8, 2008 at the
Metro Toronto Convention Center.

For further information:

For further information: Janice Murray, Press Liaison WUWHS, (416)
487-5007, OR Cell: (416) 458-4476

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