Media Advisory: CHPCA to host back-to-back health conferences in Ottawa

Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association to host back-to-back health conferences in Ottawa

The CHPCA will be hosting two back-to-back conferences this coming week: The 5th International Public Health and Palliative Care Conference (IPHPCC) in partnership with  Public Health and Palliative Care InternationalPallium Canada and McMaster University, Family Medicince, Palliative Care Divisionfollowed by the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Conference (CHPCC) in Ottawa, Ontario.

Dates for events:

Venue: Ottawa Conference and Event Centre, 200 Coventry Road, Ottawa, ON K1K 4S3

Time: For a full schedule, please download the program available at the official conference websites:
www.iphpc2017.com/program and conference.chpca.net/program-2

Notes for Media:

  • Media must check in at the registration desk upon arrival and provide credentials
  • On-site media contact: Sarah Levesque, CHPCA: 613-853-9351

About IPHPCC: With partners Public Health and Palliative Care InternationalPallium Canada and McMaster University, Family Medicince, Palliative Care Division, CHPCA will host the three-day International Public Health & Palliative Care conference will be featuring a number of esteemed  professional international speakers, abstract-driven workshops, oral presentations, and posters. It will also feature a Compassionate Communities Forum on Monday September 18 from 5:30-8:00 pm which is open to media.

About CHPCC: The CHPCC is the foremost national conference in Canada focusing on hospice palliative care. This year’s conference theme Expanding our Horizons: A Palliative Approach to Care, will provide doctors, nurses, pharmacists, hospice palliative care and other allied health care professionals the opportunity to share their experience and expertise on a national platform. This event will showcase many cutting-edge presentations and research outcomes. This year’s conference will include three plenary sessions, nine challenge panels, multiple satellite symposiums as well as guest speakers. It will also feature a Mobilizing your Compassionate Communities: Take 2 event which will be live-streamed on Facebook on Wednesday, September 20 from 5:30-8:00 pm.

For more information, please contact:
Sarah Levesque
Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association
613-853-3951
sarlevesque@chpca.net

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