Media Advisory - Minister of Health to highlight major investment in health research

QUÉBEC CITY, Aug. 18 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health, and Joël Lightbound, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health, will be visiting the Centre hospitalier universitaire (CHU) de Québec – Université Laval Research Centre to announce funding in research projects aimed at improving the health of people with HIV/AIDS, and to highlight investments in research on conditions such as heart disease, asthma and cancer.

A lab tour will take place following this announcement in the Infectious Disease Research Center, which is dedicated to the study of infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections.

Media are invited to speak with the Minister, Parliamentary Secretary, researchers, participate in the lab tour, and take photos and video.



August 21, 2017         


3:30 pm announcement


Amphithéâtre Fisher, CHU de Québec –

Université Laval Research Centre, CHUL,

2705 boul. Laurier, Québec, QC G1V 4G2


SOURCE Canadian Institutes of Health Research

For further information: Media Inquiries: Andrew MacKendrick, Office of Jane Philpott, Minister of Health, (613) 957-0200; David Coulombe, Media Relations, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, (613) 941-4563,


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