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Health Canada and Métis National Council announce $10 M funding to improve the Health of Métis People

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Wed, 2012-07-18

Health Canada and Métis National Council announce $10 M funding to improve the Health of Métis People

OTTAWA, Feb. 6 /CNW Telbec/ - The Honourable Tony Clement, Minister of Health and the Métis National Council Minister of Health David Chartrand, today announced the $10 million Health and Human Resources Initiative to improve health of Métis people. The news conference and signing ceremony took
place at the Crowne Plaza in Ottawa.

This funding of $10 million over four years will increase the number of Métis students pursuing careers in health sciences through bursaries and scholarships and build the capacity of Métis organizations to engage in health human resource planning.