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Health Canada News Digest for October 2005

1 Minister Of Health Announces Appointments to The National Advisory Council On Aging
2 Government of Canada announces plan to resolve situation in Kashechewan
3 Tissue recall in the United States
4 Ottawa 2005: Global Pandemic Influenza Readiness - An International Meeting of Health Ministers
5 Ottawa meeting an important step in global preparation for a possible pandemic
6 Canada, Mexico and the United States combat weight-loss fraud
7 Annual Conference of Federal-Provincial-Territorial Ministers of Health (Toronto, Ontario)
8 The Public Health Agency of Canada Moves Forward
9 Minister Dosanjh announces that the Government of Canada seeks leave to appeal in constitutional challenge of the Tobacco Act
10 Federal Government Announces $300 Million for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
11 Message from the Honourable Ujjal Dosanjh, Minister of Health - Global Pandemic Influenza Readiness
12 Ottawa 2005: Global Pandemic Influenza Readiness - An International Meeting of Ministers of Health
13 Minister of Health Announces Largest Ever Round of Health Research Grants -- 1600 Grants Worth $354 Million
14 Eleni Bakopanos announces funding for youth project to fight substance abuse
15 Canada's tobacco health warnings to be showcased at Museum of Modern Art
16 Consultations Launched on Federal Measures to Protect Supply of Safe and Affordable Prescription Drugs
17 World Health Organization: "Stop the global epidemic of chronic disease"
18 Public Health Agency of Canada Releases Key Study on Reported Child Abuse And Neglect

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