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Australian Health Ministers' Conference - Wgtn

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AUSTRALIAN HEALTH MINISTERS' CONFERENCE - WELLINGTON

- MEDIA ALERT -

Attention: Chiefs of staff

News editors


Health reporters

Canberra, AUSTRALIA, July 20th/MediaNet International-AsiaNet/ - -Federal Health Minister, Dr Michael Wooldridge, will meet later this month with State, Territory and New Zealand Health Ministers to discuss and decide on a range of significant issues relating to health and safety in Australia.

The annual Australian Health Ministers' Conference will be held in Wellington, New Zealand. The comprehensive agenda includes national electronic health records, Australia's blood supply, and quality and safety in hospitals.

WHEN: 8.30am - 5.00pm (local time)

Thursday 27 July 2000

WHERE: Lambton Rooms

Parkroyal Wellington

Corner of Grey and Featherstone Streets

A media workroom will be available at the conference with phone and fax facilities.

Media releases will be distributed throughout the day and sent to major media outlets in Australia and New Zealand.

The Australian Health Ministers' Conference is followed by a meeting of the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Council (ANZFSC) on Friday 28 July 2000.

ENDS

MEDIA RELEASE FROM COMMONWEALTH DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND AGED CARE

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