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Media Advisory: Unlocking the Potential of the Health and Life Sciences Sector

OTTAWA, Oct. 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canada’s Hospital CEOs and Vice-Presidents of health research will join Paul-Émile Cloutier, President and CEO of HealthCareCAN – the national voice of Canadas healthcare organizations, community and research hospitals – for HealthCareCAN’s annual “H on the Hill” advocacy day on Tuesday, Oct. 30.

Participants will meet with MPs, Senators and senior staff to call for federal action to unlock the tremendous economic potential of the health and life sciences sector to support better health for Canadians.

Attendees will be available to comment on diverse areas of the health and life sciences sector and key health issues, such as:

  • health and science research, granting councils
  • hospital infrastructure
  • health innovation
  • electronic health technology
  • opioid crisis response
  • mental health
  • aboriginal health
  • home care

For further information and to schedule an interview, contact:
Steve Wharry, Director, Communications and Member Services
Telephone: 613-241-8005, ext. 205 - Cell: (613) 761-8400
E-mail: swharry@healthcarecan.ca

HealthCareCAN is the national voice of Canadas healthcare organizations, community and research hospitals. We provide high-quality policy research advocacy and leadership development services to our members while championing healthcare system transformation in Canada. Visit www.healthcarecan.ca to learn about our solutions to health and healthcare challenges. Follow us on Twitter:  @HealthCareCAN

Friday, October 26, 2018 - 08:00