Media Advisory - One of the Biggest Investments in Diabetes Research in Canada

OTTAWA, April 6, 2017 /CNW/ - David McGuinty, MP for Ottawa South, on behalf of the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health, will make an important announcement in support of diabetes research that will improve health outcomes and quality of care for Canadians with type 1 diabetes.

The event will offer reporters the opportunity to speak with MPs; country music superstar George Canyon, who will share his experience living with diabetes; the President of JDRF, the leading organization funding type 1 diabetes; diabetes researchers; and patients and families impacted by this announcement.

Media will be allowed to take photos and video during the event.

 

Date:              

Monday, April 10, 2017



Time:                         

11:00 am



Location:       

Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO)


5FL Playroom (room 5082)


401 Smyth Road


Ottawa, Ontario


K1H 8L1                     

 

Notes:

Media should enter through main hospital entrance.

In accordance with hospital policies, those who are currently infected with influenza are asked to remain at home for their health and for the health of the patients at CHEO.

 

SOURCE Canadian Institutes of Health Research

For further information: David Coulombe, CIHR Media Relations, 613-941-4563, mediarelations@cihr-irsc.gc.ca; Sherene Chen-See, National Communications Specialist, JDRF Canada, 647-789-2368 ,schensee@jdrf.ca

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