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The Institute of Gender and Health is one of the 13 institutes of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), Canada’s national health research funding agency. The Institute’s mission is to foster research excellence regarding the influence of gender and sex on the health of women and men throughout life and to apply these research findings to identify and address pressing health challenges.
The DIVA Foundation, established in 1997, is a Canadian registered not-for-profit charitable organization dedicated to improving the health and well-being of women by sharing leading-edge knowledge. We also reward and celebrate exceptional individuals and organizations that have shown excellence in enhancing the quality of life of Canadian women. Our motto: Healthy Women…Healthy World. All activities are run by volunteers and funded by our sponsors and donors.
Each year, the Foundation's educational and awards activities focus on a different segment of Canadian women. In 2012, our speakers' series, scholarships, research support, grants and donations concentrate on health issues important to girls and young women. The 2013 DIVA Campaign will focus on Aboriginal women in Canada; the 2014 campaign, the particular health challenges faced by senior women and, in 2015, our activities will coalesce around the health and well-being of immigrants and new Canadians.
Echo is an agency of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. At a critical time for our health care system, Echo is improving women’s health and well-being by focusing on women’s unique health needs and issues, developing and supporting innovative programs, educating health professionals, and motivating behaviour change.
The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is the main Government of Canada agency responsible for public health in Canada.
To promote and protect the health of Canadians through leadership, partnership, innovation and action in public health.
Healthy Canadians and communities in a healthier world.
|The Research Institute of the McGill University
ABOUT THE RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF THE MUHC
The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI MUHC) is a world-renowned biomedical and health-care hospital research centre. Research is organized by eleven research axes (or programs). Located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, the Institute is the research arm of the McGill University Health Centre affiliated with the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University. The Institute supports over 600 researchers, over 1000 graduate students, post-docs and fellows devoted to a broad spectrum of fundamental and clinical research.
The Research Institute of the MUHC is supported in part by the Fonds de la recherche en santé du Québec (FRSQ).
CIHR Institute of Health Services and Policy Research – CIHR-IHSPR
CIHR Institute of Aboriginal Peoples' Health – CIHR-IAPH
CIHR Institute of Cancer Research – CIHR-ICR
CIHR Institute of Human Development, Child and Youth Health – CIHR-IHDCYH
CIHR Institute of Infection and Immunity – CIHR-III
CIHR Institute of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Addiction – CIHR-INMHA
CIHR Institute of Population and Public Health – CIHR-IPPH
CIHR - Communications and Public Outreach