Government of Canada invests in research to improve the quality of life of people living with myalgic encephalomyelitis

Media advisory

Montreal, Quebec – August 21, 2019 – The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, will announce an investment about myalgic encephalomyelitis, formerly known as chronic fatigue syndrome, or ME/CFS.

Media are invited to join a lab tour and a media availability with the Minister. Researchers and patients will also be available to speak to the media.


August 22, 2019


2:00 p.m. EDT


Amphithéâtre 125
Sainte-Justine University Hospital Research Centre 
3175 chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine
Montréal, Québec H3T 1C5


Thierry Bélair
Office of Ginette Petitpas Taylor
Minister of Health

Media Relations
Canadian Institutes of Health Research

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