Media Alert - Mps Can Help Close The Gap

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Media Alert 


25 August 2008


MPs can help close the gap by making real

improvements in Indigenous heart health


What: State MPs will hear about practical measures to improve Indigenous heart health

at the Heart Foundation’s Parliamentary Breakfast Forum

When: Wednesday, 27 August 7.15 8.15am

Where: Premiers’ Hall, Parliamentary Annexe


The Heart Foundation believes that by making real improvements in Indigenous heart

health, Queensland can go a long way to closing the gap in life expectancy between

Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.  


The Heart Foundation, along with the State Government and Opposition, has signed up

to support the national Close the Gap campaign. 


Our State MPs will hear about practical measures to improve Indigenous heart health at

the Heart Foundation’s Parliamentary Breakfast Forum on Wednesday, 27 August 7.15

– 8.15am in the Premiers’ Hall, Parliamentary Annexe.

Ends


The Heart Foundation saves lives and improves health through funding world-class cardiovascular

research, guidelines for health professionals, informing the public and assisting people with cardiovascular

disease.  As a charity, the Heart Foundation relies on donations and gifts in wills to continue its lifesaving


or call 1300 36 27 87.


For further information or interviews, please contact:  Jill Sims - Media and

Communications Manager  Tel: 3872 2541 Mob: 0421 911 116






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