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Board of Directors announces new CEO recruitment

September 4th, 2019
The Board of Directors is seeking a Chief Executive Officer with an innovative and business-minded skill set to lead the organization in its mission of improving lung health one breath at a time. The Lung Association...
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Parting Words from Susan Cron, President & CEO, The Lung Association, Saskatchewan

July 31st, 2019
Pictured: Patrick Odnokon, SHRF CEO and Susan Cron, The Lung Association, Saskatchewan President & CEO at partnership announcement for $1M commitment to respiratory research.   I knew when I joined...
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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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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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Lung Month: Research beyond the numbers

November 1st, 2017
Ottawa, ON – This Lung Month, The Lung Association encourages all Canadians to take stock of each of their 22,000 daily breaths and acknowledge the donors and researchers who make them possible. This November, The Lung...
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