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More Than A Match: Why Value-Based Partnerships Work

April 25th, 2019
Partnering on health research is not a new idea. To oversimplify the concept, all you need are two or more organizations with dollars to invest in a common goal of preventing, diagnosing, treating or even curing a...
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Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation and The Lung Association, Saskatchewan Commit $1M to Respiratory Research Funding

April 25th, 2019
When you can’t breathe, nothing else matters. That’s why two of Saskatchewan’s leading health research funding organizations are looking to the future with a long-term investment of $1 million over five years....
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Annual General Meeting - 2019

March 29th, 2019
Annual General Meeting Information for Members   The AGM of The Lung Association of Saskatchewan Inc. will take place on April 26, 2019 at 2:00 pm The Saskatoon Inn, Canadian Room 2002 Airport...
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Moving the Dial on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Asthma

January 24th, 2019
New report shows Canadians living with asthma are missing out on their lives despite thinking their asthma is well managed The Lung Association wants to help Canadians gain control of their asthma Toronto, Ontario...
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Health groups focus on Saskatchewan's high smoking rates during National Non Smoking Week

January 21st, 2019
For immediate release.  Health groups focus on Saskatchewan’s high smoking rates during National Non Smoking Week Coalition of organizations release report calling for government action.   REGINA - A...
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In Memory of Sheelagh Barrable

March 27th, 2018
Sheelagh Barrable inspired others with her compassion and humility Sheelagh Josephine Barrable: Athlete. Scholar. Veteran. Grandmother. Born March 24, 1924, in Fort Qu'Appelle, Sask.; died Dec. 19, 2017, in...
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Policy update for CPAP benefit in Saskatchewan

February 1st, 2018
The SAIL Respiratory Equipment Program policy for the CPAP benefit has been updated to reflect recent program changes (implementation of a program fee on Oct. 1, 2017) and revised program eligibility criteria. This...
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2018 Research Funding Opportunity

December 6th, 2017
Saskatoon, SK – Funding Research Ideas That Inspire. Greater success in research is achieved when we work together to find solutions to the challenges facing Saskatchewan people. That is why the Lung Association of...
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Health groups urging Saskatchewan residents to protect themselves from radon-induced lung cancer

November 16th, 2017
Saskatoon - Radon is a colourless, odourless, tasteless radioactive gas comes from the breakdown of uranium found in the soil and rock.  Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer and Saskatchewan is a hot spot....
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Breathing as One - Boehringer Ingelheim Canada COPD Catalyst Grant

November 13th, 2017
The Breathing as One - Boehringer Ingelheim Canada COPD Catalyst Grant competition promotes innovative research related to the treatment/quality of life, mechanism of disease, and health care services for COPD. Catalyst...
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