University of Ottawa Heart Institute

University of Ottawa Heart Institute

November 06, 2014 14:00 ET

REMINDER/Media Advisory: Launch of Canada's First Centre Dedicated to Women's Heart Health

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 6, 2014) - The University of Ottawa Heart Institute invites members of the media to the launch of the first women's heart heath centre in Canada. Photo and interview opportunities, with health professionals and patients, will be available for the media.

DATE: Tomorrow, November 7, 2014
TIME: 10:30 a.m.
PLACE: University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Foustanellas Auditorium
40 Ruskin St.
Ottawa (ON)

Did you know?

  • Heart disease and stroke are responsible for the death of 1 in 3 women.
  • Heart disease and stroke kill seven times as many women as breast cancer.
  • About 64% of women that die suddenly of coronary heart disease had no previous symptoms.
  • Overall, 42% of women who have a heart attack die within one year compared to 24% men.

Contact Information

  • Vincent Lamontagne
    Senior Manager, Public Affairs
    University of Ottawa Heart Institute
    613-761-4427
    613-899-6760 (cell)
    vlamontagne@ottawaheart.ca