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OBJECTIVES The aim of the Population Health Intervention Research Initiative for Canada (PHIRIC) is to build capacity to increase the quantity, quality and use of population health intervention research. But what capacity is required, and how should capacity be created? There may be relevant lessons from the Canadian Heart Health Initiative (CHHI), a(More)
OBJECTIVE To discuss the implications of increased cross-border reproductive care and the impetus for the establishment of the First International Forum on Cross-Border Reproductive Care. SETTING Ottawa, Canada, January 14-16, 2009. CONCLUSION(S) The increased use of assisted reproductive techniques, coupled with factors such as the advent of its(More)
The World Heart Federation (WHF) is a non-governmental organization dedicated to the prevention and control of cardiovascular diseases. The Federation is committed to helping the global population achieve a longer life, of improved quality, through prevention and control of heart disease and stroke, with a particular focus on low- and middle-income(More)
The 1995 Consensus Conference of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society on "Indications for and Access to Revascularization" recommended that Canadian centres with invasive cardiovascular facilities should participate in a national observational database that monitors the selection of patients, as well as evaluate outcomes. The Canadian Cardiovascular Society,(More)