The RSFS, the U of S and partners to launch Healthy Start/Départ Santé healthy kids initiative

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - September 27, 2013 The Réseau Santé en Français de la Saskatchewan (RSFS - Saskatchewan Network for Health Services in French) and the University of Saskatchewan invite the media to the official launch of Healthy Start / Départ Santé, an innovative early learning initiative to increase physical activity and healthy eating for small children in Saskatchewan and New Brunswick.

Monday, September 30, 2013, 10:00 a.m.
Centre éducatif Félix le Chat early learning centre
l'École canadienne-française
1407 Albert Ave
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Speakers will include:
- Roger Gauthier, Executive Director, Réseau Santé en français de la Saskatchewan (SK Network for Health Services in French)
- Dr. Anne Leis, Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, College of Medicine, U of S
- The Honorable Kevin Doherty, Saskatchewan Minister of Parks, Culture and Sport
The media conference will take place outdoors, weather permitting.

For more information, contact:
Gabrielle Lepage-Lavoie

Project Manager, Healthy Start / Départ Santé
Cell. 306-381-6844
Office: 306-653-7454
Fleur Macqueen Smith
Saskatchewan Population Health and Evaluation Research Unit (SPHERU)
University of Saskatchewan
Cell: 306-230-4548
Office: 306-966-2957
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