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
The complete request for applications can be found on the CIHR Web site: http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/services/funding/opportunities/institutes/2003/rfa_sars_e.shtml.