A great deal of research exchange will be happening this month, facilitated by the Newfoundland & Labrador Centre for Applied Health Research. With topics ranging across numerous focus areas, diverse groups of professionals and community members will have a chance to attend presentations and participate in Research Exchange Groups to discuss applied health research.
How does an innovative research program support policy and practice decisions in this province’s health system? Find out in the November 2017 issue of Systematic Reviews, an open access, peer-reviewed journal of BioMed Central, that features an article on the Contextualized Health Research Synthesis Program (CHRSP), NLCAHR’s flagship program for health system decision support.
The Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) has just released a new report on dialysis modalities for end-stage renal disease. Their latest findings validate a report published by CHRSP in 2008 and updated again in 2013 and support approaches to home dialysis that are used in this province.
NLCAHR's Annual Report for 2016-2017 is now available online. Research in Place provides a detailed look at the Centre's many accomplishments in research and engagement, highlighting how this work is embedded in Newfoundland & Labrador and attuned to the unique capacities and challenges of this place.
The Contextualized Health Research Synthesis Program (CHRSP) of the NL Centre for Applied Health Research has published its latest Rapid Evidence Report,Mental Health Units in Acute-Care Facilities, which is now available for viewing on our website.
"Over the past two years, the Canadian Health Services and Policy Research Alliance has worked with experts from across the country to improve the impact of Canadian PhDs on the quality and sustainability of our health system — by changing the training and preparation they receive," write Stephen Bornstein and Adalsteinn Brown. (Toronto Star January 4 2017)