Registration now open for 2016 Canadian Women's Heart Health Summit
Submitted by Jessica Maiorino, Research Coordinator BC Centre for Improved Cardiovascular Health
The University of Ottawa Heart Institute and the Heart and Stroke Foundation are proud to be hosting the first Canadian Women’s Heart Health Summit, is taking place April 14-15, 2016 at the Westin Ottawa Hotel located in downtown Ottawa.
This 1.5 day event will bring together local, national and international experts and stakeholders to identify and propose strategies for the challenges involving heart disease and women across Canada. This event is intended to further chart a course for women’s heart health through stimulating dialogue among experts in the field and devising synergistic strategies to reduce sex-disparities in cardiovascular disease prevention and management - to ultimately transform and save women’s lives through research, awareness and evidence-based care.
This is an accredited opportunity for knowledge exchange for a variety of stakeholders including primary care providers, cardiologists, gynecologists, pharmacists, nurses, cardiac rehabilitation providers, allied healthcare providers, researchers, policy-makers and community partners. The summit will feature plenary sessions, panel discussions, poster displays, and networking opportunities with an estimated 200 delegates in attendance.
Registration is now open. Visit womensheartsummit.ca for details.
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