Canadian Institutes of Health Research
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The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) is Canada's federal funding agency for health research. Composed of 13 Institutes, we collaborate with partners and researchers to support the discoveries and innovations that improve our health and strengthen our health care system. Learn more about us
- Government of Canada and partners invest $9 million to research policy solutions to transform our health systems [2023-06-01 16:30]
- Message from the President of CIHR [2023-05-31 14:00]
- Government of Canada makes additional investments in mpox and other zoonotic disease research to improve health outcomes [2023-05-24 11:14]
- Government of Canada announces research investment of over $680,000 to support the health and mental wellbeing of young children [2023-05-24 10:30]
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View current and archived funding opportunities and apply for funding.
Learn about CIHR's funding programs, application process, policies and requirements, forms, the review process, and decisions.
Initiatives created by the Government of Canada to investigate pressing health issues that are of strategic importance to our country.
Learn about the 13 "virtual" institutes, and the integrated approach that brings together researchers, health professionals, policy-makers, industry and patient groups.
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