CHU Sainte-Justine/CHUM under common leadership of board of directors & President and CEO

CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation's mission and operations will remain independent

MONTREAL, Sept. 4, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Following Minister Gaétan Barrette's announcement concerning the grouping of the CHU Sainte-Justine and the CHUM, the CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation would like to remind donors that it will maintain its core mission of supporting Sainte-Justine.

That was the message delivered by CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation President and CEO Maud Cohen this morning, as she emphasized that donors' generous gifts will all continue to go directly to helping the mothers-to-be and children of Sainte-Justine.

"Our mission is to provide the experts of Sainte-Justine with the means to develop better solutions for our young patients today so that they can grow up to be healthier adults tomorrow," Mrs Cohen said. "We will continue to work toward this goal, as we have always had in the past."

"Now more than ever, young adults transitioning from the pediatric to the adult healthcare system require personalized services adapted to their specific needs," she stated. "As Minister Barrette indicated yesterday, grouping the two organizations will enable experts to facilitate this reality in a more integrated manner. We welcome this move."

Driven by the steadfast commitment of its donors, the Healing More Better campaign, ongoing until 2018, will make it possible to keep finding better ways to heal more children in Quebec.

About the CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation
The CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation's mission is to engage the community and support CHU Sainte-Justine in its commitment to developing better ways to heal more children in Quebec and provide them with one of the highest levels of healthcare in the world.


SOURCE Sainte-Justine UHC Foundation

For further information: Delphine Brodeur, Director, Communication, Public Relations and Donor Relations, 514-345-4931 #4356,


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