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“Facilitating research and knowledge translation aimed at understanding and promoting the health of people living in rural and remote Canada”

Mission Statement

Our Mission

  • To facilitate research and knowledge translation aimed at understanding and promoting the health of people living in rural and remote Canada

Our Goals

  • To build inter-disciplinary, multi-disciplinary, mutually supportive and community-focused research networks concerned with rural and remote health
  • To develop health research that is responsive to the needs of people living in rural and remote communities

Our Targets

  • Increase in the number of researchers active in rural and remote health research
  • Increase in the number of nationally funded peer-reviewed research projects in rural and remote health
  • Increase in the number of studentships, post-doctoral fellows and research chairs with a focus on rural and remote health
  • Increase in the involvement of rural and remote communities in planning, implementing and evaluating health research



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