/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Toronto hospital to launch national health conversation/

/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Toronto hospital to launch national health 
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: 
When:  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

Who:   Moderator
       Amanda Lang - CBC Senior Business Correspondent
       Arlene Dickinson - Dragons' Den Panelist & CEO, Venture
       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.

For more Information or to RSVP please contact:

Shelley Thomas Narrative PR E:Shelley.thomas@narrative.ca T: 416 922 2211 

Arlene Madell Women's College Hospital Foundation 
E:arlene.madell@wchospital.ca T:416 813-4739

Jodi Salem Women's College Hospital E:jodi.salem@wchospital.ca T: 
416-323-6400 ext 4054

SOURCE: Women's College Hospital Foundation

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