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Much of the research undertaken with data available through the CRDCN is health related. This section was developed to help you find relevant news, publications, and videos. The main datasets used to examine health issues are also listed.



Job opportunity

The International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE), headquartered at the University of Montreal since November 2017, is looking for its next Executive Director. The IUHPE is a unique worldwide, independent and professional association of individuals and organisations committed to improving the health and wellbeing of the people through education, community action and the development of healthy public policy. Interested candidates should submit their CV and an application letter by February 16. For more information on the position and the application process, please read the full job description.

8 February 2018 - 10:29am |

New dataset available

The Canadian Community Health Survey 2016 - Annual Component (CCHS) is now available in the RDCs. The CCHS is a cross-sectional survey that collects information related to health status, health care utilization and health determinants for the Canadian population. It relies upon a large sample of respondents and is designed to provide reliable estimates at the health region level every 2 years.

11 October 2017 - 5:32pm |

Census 2006 linked to hospitalization data

We are pleased to announce the release of a linked data set that brings together data from  the 2006 long-form Census and the Discharge Abstract Database (DAD), thanks to the collaboration between Statistics Canada and the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI). These linked data provide information on hospitalization patterns of Canadians and allow for analysis of subpopulations. They will also allow researchers to study the associations between the characteristics of individuals and their use of hospital services.  For more information about this new dataset, click here.

2 October 2017 - 5:10pm |

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