Significant funding to improve health care for Saskatchewan patients – U of Regina

by ahnationtalk on April 20, 2017118 Views

April 18, 2017

The Honourable Jane Philpott, Canada’s Minister of Health, and Saskatchewan Health Minister Jim Reiter announced today a major investment in research to improve patient care in Saskatchewan. The Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan announced a combined $63 million in funding and in-kind contributions for the launch of the Saskatchewan Centre for Patient-Oriented Research (SCPOR).

“I strongly believe that innovation is essential to improving health care. Through initiatives such as the Saskatchewan Centre for Patient-Oriented Research, we are promoting innovation, fostering collaboration, and helping ensure that we address the health care needs of people from Saskatchewan,” says the Honourable Jane Philpott, Canada’s Minister of Health

SCPOR brings together the expertise of its nine provincial partners: Government of Saskatchewan, University of Regina, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation, Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region, Saskatoon Health Region, eHealth and Health Quality Council.

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