Women's College Hospital's innovative campaign to get people talking and giving
TORONTO, Oct. 29, 2012 /CNW/ - Following a century of groundbreaking research discoveries and providing innovative care and education, Women's College Hospital is taking revolutionary steps to get people talking about the future of women's health.
On October 30, Women's College Hospital Foundation will host the second annual Women for Women's luncheon to raise awareness about the importance of women's health and build a global dialogue. Amanda Lang will moderate a thought-provoking discussion amongst a guest panel of business, investment and medical opinion leaders, including Arlene Dickinson of CBC's Dragons' Den, Ed Clark, Group President and CEO of TD Bank and Dr. Gillian Hawker, Physician in Chief, Dept. of Medicine, Women's College Hospital.
As part of the luncheon, Women's College Hospital Foundation will also reveal a unique awareness and fundraising campaign featuring a high-profile comedienne and a local radio and television personality.
Media are invited to attend the VIP reception and/or luncheon:
|| Tuesday October 30, 2012
11:15 a.m. - VIP reception (spokesperson interview opportunity)
12 noon - 2 p.m. - Luncheon
|Where:||Canadian Room, The Fairmont Royal York Hotel|
Amanda Lang - CBC Senior Business Correspondent
Arlene Dickinson - Dragons' Den Panelist & CEO, Venture Communications
Dr. Gillian Hawker - Physician in Chief, Dept. of Medicine, Women's College Hospital
Ed Clark - Group President and CEO, TD Bank Group
| Luncheon Host
Jeanne Beker - International Fashion Icon and host of Bell Media's FashionTelevisionChannel
About Women's College Hospital Foundation
The Foundation is dedicated to raising funds in support of Women's College Hospital to ensure it continues as a North American leader in women's health and ambulatory care. WCHF is engaged in a $70-million fundraising campaign to support the $555 million capital redevelopment of Women's College Hospital, invest in state-of-the-art technology and fund critical research and education.
About Women's College Hospital
For more than 100 years Women's College Hospital (WCH) has been dedicated to groundbreaking advances in health care. Today, this legacy continues. WCH is delivering health system solutions by creating new models of ambulatory care and improving access. As a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto, Women's College Hospital is also training the health professionals of the future to work in ambulatory settings.
Women's College Research Institute (WCRI) is tackling the greatest health challenges of our time. It is dedicated to developing medical insights that enhance the health of women and improve health-care options for all. And by translating research findings into better clinical care, WCRI scientists are having an impact in Toronto, across Canada and around the world.
For more information about how Women's College Hospital and its Research Institute are transforming patient care, visit www.womenscollegehospital.ca.
SOURCE: Women's College Hospital Foundation
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