/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Philpott to make an announcement for Heart Health Month/

OTTAWA, Feb. 1, 2017 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health, will mark the beginning of Heart Health Month by making an announcement regarding support for research into the prevention and treatment of heart disease and the promotion of heart health.

Media are invited to join Minister Philpott for a tour following the announcement. The tour will show how the University of Ottawa Heart Institute is connecting world-class research to patient care by showcasing its research, clinical care, and rehabilitation activities. Media will be allowed to take photos and video during the tour. 



February 2, 2017                              


11:40 a.m.  – Announcement

12:05 p.m. – Tour            


University of Ottawa Heart Institute

40 Ruskin Street

Ottawa, Ontario



Media should arrive at the main entrance on Ruskin Street.


SOURCE Canadian Institutes of Health Research

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For further information: Andrew MacKendrick, Office of the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health, 613-957-0200; David Coulombe, CIHR Media Relations, 613-941-4563, mediarelations@cihr-irsc.gc.ca; Vincent Lamontagne, Director, Corporate Communications, Phone: 613-761-4427, Cell: 613-899-6760, vlamontagne@ottawaheart.ca


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