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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.



Advancing Food Insecurity Research in Canada: Call for abstracts

On November 17 & 18, the Food Insecurity Policy Research group (PROOF) is hosting a conference to further understand the causes and consequences of food insecurity in Canada, and support the translation of food insecurity research into policy and practice. The dealine to submit an abstract for an oral or a poster presentation is July 15, 2016. All details about the conference and submission guidelines are available here.

27 May 2016 - 1:52pm |

Use and Cost of Long-Term Care Facilities in the Future: Three Scenarios

Pierre-Carl Michaud’s webinar in which he discusses the use and cost of long-term care facilities in Quebec over the next decades by projecting the health status and life expectancy of the population is now available in video.

29 March 2016 - 1:42pm |

Pathways to Health Equity: Levelling the Playing Field

The PATHS Equity for Children team at the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy invites abstracts for a health equity-focused conference to take place in Winnipeg, from May 30 to June 1. This conference provides an opportunity for researchers, policy makers, and community organizations to engage in dialogue around current work to improve the determinants of health and reduce health inequities. The deadline to submit an abstract is January 31. All details available here.

20 January 2016 - 3:21pm |

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