Public Health Agency of Canada

Public Health Agency of Canada

July 29, 2009 12:10 ET

Media Advisory: Public Health Agency of Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 29, 2009) - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, federal Minister of Health, along with Dr. David Butler-Jones, Chief Public Health Officer of Canada, Dr. Frank Plummer, Scientific Director General of the National Microbiology Laboratory, Dr. Howard Njoo, Director General, Centre for Communicable Diseases and Infection Control at the Public Health Agency of Canada, and Dr. Elwyn Griffiths, Director General, Biologics and Genetic Therapies Directorate at Health Canada, will provide an update on the H1N1 flu virus.

Media are invited to attend. If you are unable to participate in person, please call:



North American Dial-In #: 1-888-265-0464
Int'l/Local Dial-In #: 613-954-4096
Conference ID # 22674085

Date : Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Time : 3:00 p.m. EDT

Location: 0115C (Departmental Board Room)
Basement, Brooke Claxton Building
Ottawa, Ontario


Regular updates on H1N1 flu virus are available on our website at: http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/alert-alerte/swine_200904-eng.php.

Subscribe to our RSS feed for journalists on H1N1 influenza A at: http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/rss/index-eng.php.

Webcast of media briefing: http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/alert-alerte/swine_webcast-eng.php.

Contact Information

  • Office of Leona Aglukkaq
    Minister of Health
    Josee Bellemare
    613-957-0200
    or
    Public Health Agency of Canada
    Media Relations
    613-941-8189