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INITIATIVES

Disability Rights Promotion International (DRPI)

Institute Director Marcia Rioux co-directs, with former UN Special Rapporteur on Disability Bengt Lindqvist of Sweden, the Disability Rights Promotion International (DRPI) project. For more information, click here.

Disability Rights Promotion International – Canada

DRPI-Canada is a SSHRC CURA funded, training, research, capacity building, and knowledge mobilization and dissemination project to monitor the human rights of people with disabilities in Canada. For more information, click here.

National Network on Environments and Women’s Health (NNEWH)

NNEWH is one of four federally funded Centres of Excellence of the Women’s Health Contribution Program at the Bureau of Women’s Health and Gender Analysis, Health Canada. For more information, click here.

Centre for Disease Modelling

The Mitacs Centre for Disease Modelling (CDM) was established and is chaired by York Professor Jianhong Wu. It builds on the success of a MITACS research team with broad experience in epidemiology, virology, statistics, public health policy, GIS, mathematics and scientific computation. For more information, click here.

Program Evaluation Unit

The Program Evaluation Unit was established in the fall of 2007 to provide program evaluation support to community organizations engaged in work related to social inclusion as a fundamental social determinant of health. For more information, click here.

CW-LHIN Academic and Strategic Collaboration

The YIHR-CW LHIN collaboration will considerably enhance the opportunities to create, implement and evaluate innovative approaches to improving health. This collaboration will allow for the knowledge, skills and expertise of both parties to be used to further develop an accessible, integrated and high quality health system that better meets the needs of the Central West LHIN’s population. For more information, click here.

Grief Reconciliation Project

The Grief Reconciliation Project aims to facilitate the transfer of knowledge between research and community on the topic of grief. For more information, click here.