Free family event brings awareness to health-related issues

Oct 30th, 2017

By Jeff Green

The first-ever Health for All Festival is being held at Lesterís Farm Chalet, 90-92 Pearltown Road in St. Johnís.
Free family event brings awareness to health-related issues

Want to learn how you can improve your health and be an active participant in managing health outcomes?

Join members of the research community and partner organizations for a free all-ages event on Saturday, Nov. 4 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The first-ever Health for All Festival is being held at Lester’s Farm Chalet, 90-92 Pearltown Road in St. John’s.

You’ll learn about exciting research focused on improving health and health outcomes while hearing from a number of groups on topics ranging from diabetes to colorectal cancer to vascular health and much more. There’ll be demonstrations, live music, crafts and games for children and hands-on activities.

When: Nov. 4, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Lester’s Farm Chalet, 90-92 Pearltown Road, St. John’s

What: Inside the chalet, various researchers, provincial organizations and community groups will set up hands-on activities to teach you how patient, doctors and researchers can work together to improve health outcomes in this province.

Who: Bring the whole family.

The event is organized by the Newfoundland and Labrador SUpport for People and Patient-Oriented Research and Trials Unit (NL SUPPORT), a unit within Memorial’s Faculty of Medicine.

More information about the Health for All Festival is available on Facebook and Instagram. You can also follow the hashtag #health4all for updates.

For further details about the Health for All event, please contact Dale Humphries, research officer, NL SUPPORT at 709-864-6277 or dale.humphries@med.mun.ca.

 

Contact

Research

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000