#eHIPP Digital Health Forum Recap

Feb 25 2015

A one-day forum held Feb. 5 in Vancouver brought together more than 130 participants – representing research, health care, industry, government, and lived experience – to start a dialogue about digital health needs and opportunities in BC and the Yukon. Convened by MSFHR in partnership with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the Yukon

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Announcement for Call for Proposals – Joint Canada-Israel Health Research Program

Feb 17 2015

From: Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC), the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), and the Israel Science Foundation (ISF) announce the launch of a Joint Canada-Israel Health Research Program. This program will provide funding for Canadian and Israeli researchers to assemble world-class research teams working in cutting-edge areas of biomedical science with a

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Can GPS technology help dementia sufferers stay independent longer?

Jan 21 2015

CTV News is covering aging well and GPS technology. Researchers in Alberta are trying to determine whether GPS technology can help people with early stage dementia stay safe and live independently longer. The Locator Device Project is a six-month trial being conducted out of the University of Alberta. Researchers are testing out GPS technology to

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Minister of State Alice Wong announces AGE-WELL

Jan 19 2015

The Minister of State Alice Wong announced Canada’s first research network in technology and aging – AGE-WELL – today. Front: Minister of State (Seniors) Alice Wong (seated) tests a new robot for older adults with AGE-WELL’s Marg Coahran, Research Associate, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute – University Health Network Back: Rosalie Wang, Assistant Professor, University of Toronto

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