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CIHR funding opportunities launch

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cihr-irsc-logoCIHR Roadmap Signature Initiative in Evidence-Informed Healthcare Renewal

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research's new Evidence-Informed Healthcare Renewal (EIHR) initiative will support researchers and decision makers to work together to advance the current state of knowledge, generate novel and creative solutions, and translate evidence for uptake into policy and practice to strengthen Canada's healthcare systems.

The EIHR initiative focuses on three priority areas:

  • financing and funding models;
  • health system sustainability; and
  • governance and accountability.

Innovation in these areas will require contributions from a wide range of disciplines and methodological approaches. Health services and health policy research would greatly benefit from contributions from economics, political science, sociology, philosophy, law, and other relevant fields, and from the involvement of policy makers, decision makers and healthcare providers.

The EIHR initiative's second set of funding opportunities including, Partnerships for Health System Improvement grants, Policy Analysis grants, Advancing Theories and Methodological Innovations grants, and Fellowship and Post-doctoral Research Awards, will support innovative research that will advance the current state of knowledge and contribute to evidence-informed decision-making within EIHR's three priority areas.

Please visit the ResearchNet for today's launches

Note: The Advancing Theories and Methodological Innovation grants will be launched in late July.

Learn more

To learn more about the EIHR initiative, including upcoming funding opportunities priority research areas, and other important news, contact Michael at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or Meghan at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Last Updated ( Monday, 01 August 2011 13:48 )