INVITATION – AAMAC Atlantic Region Patient Education Day

You are invited to join the Aplastic Anemia and Myelodysplasia Association of Canada (AAMAC) at an Atlantic Region Patient Education Day in St. John’s, Newfoundland on Saturday, September 26, 2015, to learn more about Aplastic Anemia (AA), Myelodysplasia (MDS), & PNH. Details about the event are below:

Aplastic Anemia and Myelodysplasia Association of Canada (AAMAC)
Atlantic Region Patient Education Day
Saturday, September 26, 2015
Delta St. John’s Hotel & Conference Centre
120 New Gower Street
St. John’s, Newfoundland
8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The purpose of this event is to provide valuable, disease-related information to Atlantic Canadians with these diseases, and will feature presentations by experts in the fields. Please click here for a detailed agenda.

This event is open to patients, family, and healthcare professionals living in Atlantic Canada (NL, NB, PEI and NS).

The day will include:

  • Expert speakers with sessions on AA, MDS, PNH, stem cell transplants, iron overload, and psychosocial obstacles and options.
  • A chance to meet others with bone marrow failure diseases.
  • Informal discussions with lunch provided free of charge.

Registration is mandatory, but attendance is free for patients, families and healthcare professionals. Travel cost bursaries are available only for residents of Newfoundland & Labrador, limited to one patient and one support person per family. Patients and support persons from the other three Atlantic Provinces are also welcome to attend, but at their own expense. The place to make such a request is on the registration form.

Please fill out the enclosed registration form and either send to AAMAC, 11181 Yonge St., Suite 321, Richmond Hill, ON, L4S 1L2 OR email to (and attach the registration form, or include all of the form info in the body of the email).

For more information, please visit or email: or call: 1-888-840-0039