SOURCE: Ontario Lung Association

Ontario Lung Association

January 29, 2014 15:53 ET

Media Advisory: 'The Healthiest People in the World'

Reviewing Ontario's Public Health Sector Strategic Plan

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - January 29, 2014) -

Who: Dr. Arlene King, Chief Medical Officer of Health

What: Keynote Speech to Better Breathing 2014
Annual conference of the Ontario Lung Association

When: Friday, January 31, 2014 at 8:35 a.m.

Where: Grand Ballroom, Toronto Marriott Downtown, Eaton Centre

Last year, the province's public health sector -- the organizations responsible for protecting and promoting Ontarians' health -- unveiled Ontario's Public Health Sector Strategic Plan. It lays out the 15- to 20-year vision, mission, values and strategic goals for the public health sector, as well as collective areas of focus for the next three to five years.

In a major presentation to the annual Better Breathing conference, the Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Arlene King, will give a progress report on an ambitious plan that aims to make Ontarians "the healthiest people in the world."

About Better Breathing
For 33 years, the annual Better Breathing Conference has been presented by the Ontario Lung Association and its two professional societies, the Ontario Thoracic Society and the Ontario Respiratory Care Society, as a forum for knowledge exchange informing health-care professionals about new developments in the prevention, detection and treatment of lung diseases.

About the Ontario Lung Association
The Ontario Lung Association is a registered charity that assists, educates and empowers individuals living with or caring for others with lung disease. The Lung Association provides programs and services to patients and health-care providers, invests in lung research and campaigns for improved policies on lung health.

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