Wellington, March 5, 2021 – In connection with its Healthy Early Years project, the PEI French Health Network (PEIFHN) is organizing a second provincial forum for workers, parents and grandparents, as well as other Islanders interested in early childhood health and wellness. During the forum, Dr. Elaine Deschênes, a social pediatrician, will give a brief lecture on the impact of the pandemic on children aged 0 to 6.
In addition to this high-quality conference, the forum will allow parents and workers to learn more about the efforts undertaken in the past year for the Healthy Early Years project, as well as provide input on the project’s future activities. The forum will take place as a webinar, and interpretation services will be offered in both English and French. All interested individuals are asked to register no later than March 22 at the following link: www.bit.ly/rsfipe2021.
The forum will be held by the PEI French Health Network on March 24, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.
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The PEI French Health Network is a non-profit organization that collaborates with various partners in order to improve access to quality French-language health services and programs for Prince Edward Island’s Acadian and Francophone population. The organization brings together representatives from target community groups, educational facilities, health professionals, health service managers and the provincial government. It is also one of 16 networks that make up the Société Santé en français and Healthbound 2018-2023: Toward Access. The PEI French Health Network is funded by Health Canada within the framework of the Roadmap for Canada’s Official Languages 2018‒2023.
Projects and Communications Manager, PEI French Health Network