Vascular conference bridges global knowlege to local implementation

“Taming the Vascular Disease Epidemic: From Global to Local”

Calgary – Thursday October 21, 2010

The Libin Cardiovascular Institute is hosting a provincial conference on vascular health promotion disease prevention. International speakers and local experts will link global platforms with practical guidance at the patient level – going from ‘Global to Local’. The program includes global leaders from institutes such as the World Health Organization, the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence in the UK and the Centre for Disease Control in the USA.

Registration is open to the full spectrum of: specialists, family physicians, trainees, nurses, pharmacists, and other healthcare workers with an interest in vascular health. For more information , please visit the conference web-site at:


This conference follows on from a World Health Organization meeting in Calgary from October 18-20, which is being sponsored by Institute. Institute participants at this WHO international meeting include Dr. Norm Campbell and Dr. Charlene Elliott.


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