CIHR invests $378M in health research

August 15, 2018

The federal government has announced an investment of $378M for 405 health research projects across the country. According to the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the investment will support 1,800 jobs for every $100M. "Health research is making a real difference in the lives of Canadians affected by disease," stated Minister of Health Ginette Petitpas Taylor. "We are proud to make this significant investment. It will allow dedicated researchers to advance the science that will benefit the entire population." CIHR adds that early career researchers received 82 grants, and that eleven grants went to research that focuses on Indigenous health research. Newswire