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REF NO.: 114

SUBJECT: Public forum on antibiotics use

DATE: Nov. 24

There will be a public forum titled Antibiotics – Handle with Care, on Thursday Nov. 25, from 5-6 p.m. in the main auditorium of the Faculty of Medicine, Health Sciences Centre. Refreshments will be served at 5 p.m., followed by a keynote talk at 5:30 p.m.The purpose of this forum is to educate the public on how to use antibiotics appropriately, to manage viral respiratory illnesses and identify the problems caused by inappropriate use of antibiotics. The keynote speaker is Kathryn Slayter, Division of Infectious Disease, Dalhousie University. Free parking available in Lot 9, medical school parking lot off Clinch Ave.

To register, please call the Office of Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine at 777-6653.

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For further information, please contact Cecilia Mesh, Office of Professional Development, at (709)777-8380 or


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