Media Advisory - Major investment to improve patient care in Saskatchewan

OTTAWA, April 17, 2017 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jane Philpott, Canada's Minister of Health, and Paul Merriman, MLA for Saskatoon Silverspring-Sutherland and Government House Leader, on behalf of Saskatchewan Health Minister Jim Reiter, will announce a major investment in research to improve health care for patients in Saskatchewan.

The event will offer reporters the opportunity to speak with the Minister and the MLA, the researchers, provincial partner organizations, and patients impacted by this announcement.

Media will be allowed to take photos and video during the announcement, but please note that no video or photography of any kind will be permitted when the Elders are saying the opening prayer.


Tuesday April 18, 2017                      


9 a.m. – 10 a.m.


Gordon Oakes Red Bear Student Centre
University of Saskatchewan
5 Campus Drive
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan


SOURCE Canadian Institutes of Health Research

For further information: Andrew MacKendrick, Office of the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health, 613-957-0200; Media Relations, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, 613-941-4563,; Barbara Colvin, Saskatchewan Centre for Patient-Oriented Research, 306-966-1733,


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