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June 29, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am


The CIHR Institute of Gender and Health, in partnership with the Institute of Aboriginal Peoples’ Health and the Health Canada Gender and Health Unit, is pleased to announce the Sex- and Gender-based Analysis Health Policy-Research Partnerships. These research-policy partnerships will help bridge the gaps between research knowledge and policy development and support the rigorous evaluation of SGBA implementation to ensure Health Canada’s outward facing activities.

A webinar will be held to discuss details of the opportunity and respond to questions.

English: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. ET June 29, 2017
French: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. ET June 29 2017

Webinar instructions:

Session number: 559 464 400
Session password: WUYUt387

To join the session online:

1. Go to https://gts-ee.webex.com
2. Enter the session number: 559 464 400
3. Enter the session password: WUYUt387
4. Click “Join Now” and follow the instructions that appear on your screen.



To join the audio teleconference:

To receive a call back, provide your phone number when you join the training session. Alternatively, you can call one of the following numbers and enter the access code:

Call-in toll-free number: 1-877-413-4788 (Canada)
Call-in number: 1-613-960-7513 (Canada)
Conference ID: 817 272 4


For assistance, please call 1-800-226-6338 or 613-941-9554.
Please contact Melody Sajedi at Melody.Sajedi@cihr-irsc.gc.ca for details about the webinar.

About the Funding Opportunity:

Sex- and Gender-Based Analysis Health Policy Research Partnerships

Key dates:

·         Full application launched on ResearchNet: Mid-July 2017

·         Application deadline: September 6, 2017

·         Anticipated Notice of Decision: October 31, 2017

·         Funding Start Date: November 1, 2017

Initiative objectives

·         Catalyze the transfer of health research knowledge in the area of sex- and gender-based analysis into health policy development and practice
·         Foster policy maker capacity development and the creation of best practicesto support the sustainable application of evidence-based sex- and gender-based analysis to health policy
·         Support the scientifically rigorous evaluation of outcomes related to the integration of sex- and gender-based analysis into health policies and programs

Research areas:

1.    Applying a gendered lens to cannabis risk perceptions, public education and awareness.

2.    Considering SGBA across the Pharmaceutical Management System: A focus on select drug classes.

3.    Digital technology to support informal caregivers: Matching the tools to the needs.

4.    Involving Indigenous fathers/men in healthy child development programming and activities.

5.    Applying a GBA+ lens to a reorientation of Health Canada risk communications for health products.

6.    Considering sex and gender in a psychologically healthy workplace.

7.    Applying SGBA+ to a modernized framework for the regulation of self-care products.



To learn more about the background, competencies required, objectives and deliverables for each research area, visit the detailed pre-announcement.

Contact information:

Telephone: 613-954-1968
Toll Free: 1-888-603-4178
Fax: 613-954-1800


June 29, 2017
8:00 am - 9:00 am