SRC

The SRC is funded by The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) HIV/AIDS Research Initiative. As part of its strategic plan for 2008-2013, the CIHR HIV/AIDS Research Advisory Committee (CHARAC) developed a research agenda which led to the launch in 2007 of the Centres for Population Health and Health Sciences Research Development in HIV/AIDS program. The purpose of this funding opportunity was to enable the development of an integrated network of Centres specializing in HIV/AIDS health services and policy research and research on social, cultural and environmental determinants affecting the HIV/AIDS epidemic. This program addresses several of the priority areas in the HIV Initiative Strategic Plan: Health Systems, Services and Policy; and Resilience, Vulnerability and Determinants of Health. It announced two funding streams: a general stream and an Aboriginal stream, the latter in collaboration with the Institute of Aboriginal Peoples’ Health.

Program’s objectives:

  • Foster the national coordination of research efforts
  • Develop strategic research programs and secure research funding
  • Foster meaningful relationships between researchers and with research users
  • Build capacity in HIV/AIDS research
  • Foster and support the translation of knowledge
  • Address Aboriginal population-specific research and knowledge translation needs

About This Site

The SRC is funded by The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) HIV/AIDS Research Initiative. Our Mission is to advance HIV prevention efforts through novel approaches to social science research, capacity building and knowledge transfer and exchange.
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