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September 14, 2005
Media Advisory: Environmental Threats to Children -- Media Briefing
  
Dr. David McKeown, Toronto's Medical Officer of Health, will host a media
briefing tomorrow to release a new study "Environmental Threats to Children:
Understanding the Risks, Enabling Prevention." The report includes
recommendations for action to the Board of Health.

Speakers:
- Dr. David McKeown, Medical Officer of Health, City of Toronto
- Mr. Paul Muldoon, Executive Director, Canadian Environmental Law Association
- Dr. Ann Phillips, Environmental Health Promoter, South Riverdale Community
Health Centre
- Dr. Hilary de Veber, Pediatrician, Toronto East General Hospital

Date: Thursday, September 15
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Marriott Downtown, Eaton Centre, 525 Bay St., Salon C -- Lower Level

Members of the Canadian Partnership for Children's Health and Environment will
also attend to launch a national campaign "Playing it Safe: Childproofing for
Environmental Health."

Media contact:
Frank Giorno, Toronto Public Health, 416-338-7974



 

 

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