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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.

New datasets available

The data from the Canadian Cancer Registry (CCR), 1992-2010, from the 2012 Survey of Financial Security (SFS) and from the 2013 Canadian Community Health Survey - annual component (CCHS) are now available for research in the RDCs. Contact your local RDC to know more.

28 July 2014 - 1:53pm |

Health Inequalities

Recently, the QICSS held an international conference where dozens of researchers from here and abroad met to discuss the impact of social policies on health inequalities. You can now watch online the videos of the presentations given during this meeting. Among the highlights, we wish to point out the presentations of the first panel in which Sylvie Michaud, Daniel Fuller et Denis Hamel discussed the implications for health inequalities research of the abolition of the Canadian long-form census and its replacement by the National Household Survey.

7 July 2014 - 10:42am |

New publication : Modelising Quebec’s health care spending

The Centre interuniversitaire sur le risque, les politiques économiques et l'emploi (CIRPÉE) in collaboration with CIRANO has recently released a new research report modelising public health care spending in Quebec until 2030. A plausible scenario indicates that these expenses will increase by almost $30 billion over this period, growing from 8,4 to 13,5 percent of GDP and from 42,9 to 68,9 percent of government total income.

6 January 2014 - 11:09am |


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