Media Alert - National Eczema Awareness Campaign to launch in Iqaluit

    OTTAWA, Sept. 3 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Dermatology Association
invites the media to attend a news conference for the national launch of CDA's
Eczema Awareness Campaign.
    Attending will be the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Nunavut Minister of
Health and Social Services, CDA President, Dr Larry Warshawski, and Dr. Robert
Jackson of the Ottawa Dermatological Society. The reason for the launch in
Iqaluit is that the Ottawa Dermatological Society will be holding an
extraordinary meeting on Baffin Island - the first medical meeting ever held
in Nunavut.

    Date: Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008

    Time: 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

    Location: Qikiqtani General Hospital


    The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health and Social Services
    Dr. Robert Jackson: overview of how and why he visits Baffin Island to
    conduct dermatology clinics
    Dr. Larry Warshawski, president of the Canadian Dermatology Association
    Media Q&A

    About CDA

    The Canadian Dermatology Association, founded in 1925, represents
Canadian dermatologists. The association exists to advance the science and art
of medicine and surgery related to the health of the skin, hair and nails;
provide continuing professional development for its members; support and
advance patient care; provide public education on sun protection and other
aspects of skin health; and promote a lifetime of healthier skin, hair and

For further information:

For further information: or to request an interview: English Media
Inquiries: Kristina Murray, (613) 738-1748, 1-800-267-3376 Ext. 222; French
Media Inquiries: Michelle Albagli, (613) 738-1748, 1-800-267-3376 Ext. 227,
Cell (613) 762-5940

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