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In honour of the 10th Annual Cochrane Canada Symposium, the Canadian Cochrane Centre and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research are pleased to present a top ten list of Cochrane Reviews that have helped clarify health questions that concern many of us. You can read about them here.

On May 16, 2012, the Government of Nova Scotia released the Mental Health and Addictions Strategy. The Strategy was developed in response to Mental Health and Addictions Strategy Advisory Committee’s report and recommendations

To learn more about the Strategy, please visit the Department of Health and Wellness website.

The Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation (NSHRF) is pleased that the Mental Health and Addictions Strategy Advisory Committee released its report and recommendations on April 23rd, 2012.
For more information please click here.

Congratulations to Dr. Patricia Williams and her team!

They recently received a CIHR Partnership Award for their work on new strategies for improving access to healthy, affordable food. To learn more about their work please visit the CIHR website.

Congratulations to Dr. Gerald (Gerry) C. Johnston, Dalhousie University who was inducted as a Fellow to the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS).

Dr. Johnston was inducted during the 6th Annual CAHS Forum and Annual General Meeting. CAHS Fellows will have demonstrated leadership, creativity, distinctive competencies and a commitment to advance academic health science. The CAHS provides timely, informed and unbiased assessments of urgent issues affecting the health of Canadians.