New CIHR Request for Applications

Public Health and Health Care System Preparedness and Response to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS): Evaluation and Lessons Learned

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and their partners recently released a request for applications from Canadian researchers for projects involving the examination and analysis of the recent public-health and health-care-system responses to the SARS outbreak in Canada, in the context of the global epidemic. Special emphasis is placed on ways to ensure that evidence-based practice and cost-effective outbreak management strategies are utilized to the maximum extent possible in any future outbreaks of this kind.


The maximum amount per grant is up to $250,000 over the duration of the project


November 2003 to March 2005

CIHR Deadline:

Sept.1, 2003

ORA Deadline:

Aug.18, 2003

The complete request for applications can be found on the CIHR Web site: