The NSHRF 2013-14 Annual Report: Informing Nova Scotians was tabled in the Nova Scotia Legislature on October 9, 2014 by the Minister of Health and Wellness. Click 'Read More' to view our Annual Reports page.
Pancreatic cancer is a frightening experience for patients and their families as they navigate through a maze of unfamiliar terminology, invasive tests and dismal survival rates. Cancer has always intrigued Scott Hurton, the 2013 recipient of the NSHRF's Colleen Elliott Award, as the motivation for cancer research always begins and ends with the patient - helping them to understand their diagnosis, their treatment options and their prognosis. To read more, click here.
Video: It Doesn't Have to Hurt
It doesn’t have to hurt: Strategies for helping children with needles is a fun, light-hearted, and engaging new video aimed at parents and health professionals. In this video a young child advises her mom on some simple things that parents can do—and shouldn’t do—to help make the experience less stressful and painful. The NSHRF is a proud supporter of this initiative. Learn more here.
The NSHRF E-News
E-News, the NSHRF's monthly electronic newsletter, keeps you informed of announcements and other health research related information from the NSHRF. To subscribe, click here.
CECs: Rapid Knowledge Synthesis
Dr. Jill Hayden and her team were funded through our Knowledge Programs to examine the evidence around Collaborative Emergency Centre's (CEC's). The team presented this rapid evidence summary report to the Department of Health and Wellness to assist in their decision making regarding CEC's.
The Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation (NSHRF) is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year and one of the activities we’re planning is a Health Innovation Video Challenge for high schools around the province. 1st prize can win up to $5000.Click here for more information.
The Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation (NSHRF) is pleased to announce that its Executive Director, Innovation & Collaboration, Marli MacNeil, has joined the board of Crohn’s & Colitis Canada (CCC) for a three year term. MacNeil was one of three new directors elected this past weekend at CCC’s annual general meeting.
The Quick Strike concept provides member networks in the pan-Canadian SPOR Network with research funding to conduct rapid turn-around research studies that align with the research priorities identified by the member networks and their partners for the Quick Strike Projects.