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Ontario Launches Updated Plan for Health Care

The Ontario Government has introduced the next phase of transformation to the province’s health care system to improve results for patients and support the needs of an aging population. The new plan – Patients First: Ontario’s Action Plan for Health Care –…

OSSU Scientific Co-lead wins Gairdner Award

Congratulations to Dr. Salim Yusuf, one of OSSU’s Scientific Co-leads, who was recently awarded the Canada Gairdner Wightman Award by the Gairdner Foundation. Dr. Yusuf, who is a Professor of Medicine at McMaster University, Director of the Population Health Research…

OSSU issues first Call for Research Proposals

The Ontario SPOR SUPPORT Unit (OSSU) issued its inaugural Call for Proposals today for the newly created IMPACT* Awards. “I’m delighted to announce today, the first round of patient-oriented research funding under Canada’s Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research, or SPOR as…