Global Alert and Response (GAR)

Invitation to press conference

Media advisory
11 June 2009

When: 18.00 hrs Geneva time, Thursday 11 June 2009

Where: Executive Board room, WHO headquarters

Dr Margaret Chan, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) will hold a press conference at 18:00 hrs Geneva time, Thursday, 11 June 2009 on influenza A(H1N1) in the Executive Board room at the WHO headquarters.

Interpretation in French and Spanish will be provided.

Journalists who cannot be physically present can listen to the proceedings by dialling into one of the numbers given below. There are, however, no arrangements to ask questions over the telephone.

Instructions for dialling in:

From the list below, please use the number closest to you. If you are experiencing any problems accessing a number, please dial the phone number in Switzerland.

On connecting, type PIN code: 543665# on your telephone keypad.

If you have questions regarding photos or video broadcast material, contact Chris Black at blackc@who.int

Broadcast quality video will be available through outlets such as EBU, APTN and Reuters.

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USA: +1 866 388 1928

USA:(toll) +1 703 621 9119

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