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The CCC would like to inform you on behalf of SSHRC of an upcoming Knowledge Synthesis Grants competition. This competition will be launched in support of the objectives of the Imagining Canada’s Future initiative, with a focus on one of the six future challenge areas.

A systematic review based on Cochrane methodology has garnered worldwide attention for a Dalhousie University researcher.

The Guidelines International Network North American chapter (G-I-N/NA) and its organizational secretariat, the Section on Evidence Based Health Care of the New York Academy of Medicine is hosting a conference on 2-3 March 2-3.  “Evidence-based Guidelines Affecting Policy, Practice and Stakeholders (E-GAPPS II)” will feature internationally recognized speakers and discuss issues relevant to the development and implementation of clinical guidelines.

The cost of patients not taking their medications as prescribed can be substantial in terms of their health. Although a large amount of research evidence has tried to address this problem, there are no well-established approaches to help them, according to a new systematic review published in The Cochrane Library. The authors of the review examined data from 182 trials testing different approaches to increasing medication adherence and patient health.

The Child Health Field has featured Denise Harrison's story about reducing infant pain on its blog. Read more here.

Denise Harrison, Nurse

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