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CIHR Foundation Grant

Note: Registration to the 2017 Foundation Grant funding opportunity will be accepted between May 8, 2017 and August 08, 2017. Once the registration has been submitted, applicants will have the ability to complete the full application.

The Foundation Grant program is designed to contribute to a sustainable foundation of new and established health research leaders, by providing long-term support for the pursuit of innovative and high-impact research programs.

The Foundation Grant program is expected to:

  • Support a broad base of health research leaders across all career stages, areas, and health-related disciplines including basic, biomedical research with a demonstrable track record of excellence and impact in their field of study;
  • Develop and maintain Canadian capacity in health research and other related fields;
  • Provide research leaders with the flexibility to pursue novel and innovative lines of inquiry;
  • Contribute to the creation and application of health-related knowledge through a wide range of research and/or knowledge translation activities, including relevant collaborations.

Registration Deadline: August 8, 2017
Application Deadline:
 September 12, 2017

For more information, click HERE.

 Health System Impact Fellowships- Continuing Care Branch in Alberta Health

Information: Priority Areas (excerpted):
1. Changes to home/community care – in light of proposed expansion and enhancements (including targeted funding from the federal government), there is the need to establish a formalized system for managing, monitoring, and assessing the impact of these changes to home and community care in Alberta. This would include improved public reporting on what results are expected to be achieved and whether we are achieving the planned objectives.

a. Standardized information on the home care population – There will an emphasis on expanding and improving upon information provided to the public and for internal monitoring and planning purposes with respect to the province’s home care client population.
2. Alberta’s Dementia Strategy and Action Plan – Pending its public release, there is the need to develop an overarching implementation framework to monitor the progress made and impacts associated with this provincial strategy and plan.

For further details, please see – scroll down to the partner organization to “C” for Continuing Care Branch

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