The members of the Health Charities Coalition of Canada (HCCC) and the Association of Academic Healthcare Organizations (ACAHO) are national health organizations with a well-kept secret – the power of their partnerships when it comes to success in health research and innovation, and improving the health of Canadians and their overall quality of life.
In a first of its kind report, the health charities identified success stories from research funded by their organizations to researchers in Canada’s academic healthcare organizations. While this accounts for a very limited snapshot of the breadth of ongoing research, it allows us to discuss examples of health research that are making an impact today and for the future. More details on these stories are available on a dedicated webpage on each of the ACAHO and HCCC websites.
“The goal of Caring for Everybody – Celebrating Successful Health Research Partnerships is to celebrate some of the ways in which Canada’s health charities and academic healthcare organizations have partnered for success in health research and innovation”, says Mr. Glenn Brimacombe, President & CEO of ACAHO.
“By celebrating these successes, we raise awareness of world-class research and innovation in Canada. We also provide accountability to the public, policy makers, funders and donors who may not be aware of the roles of national health charities or academic healthcare organizations”, adds Deirdre Freiheit, Executive Director of the Health Charities Coalition of Canada.
Whether you are a patient or family member; a donor to a health charity or academic healthcare organization’s foundation; a researcher, policy maker or funder; health professional or member of the public, we are delighted to invite you to share in this short celebration. We hope it will inform and inspire you to continue your support for health research and innovation at academic healthcare organizations and health charities in Canada.