Daily Media Digest April 20, 2022

Ontario COVID-19: Sixth wave is ‘much less predictable,’ says expert | CTV News
CTV News Barrie
“… wave and others is its unpredictability, according to Dr. Susy Hota, an infectious disease specialist at the University Health Network.”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, public health, University Health Network

New collaboration to improve the detection of type 2 diabetes in high-risk patients starts in …
“The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC), the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) Foundation with …”
TAGS: diabetes, detection, type 2 diabetes, RI-MUHC

While we wait: Canadians in greater need of accessible mental health services
The Toronto Observer
“CAMH Survey of Canadians’ Pandemic Health and Substance Use … Data from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health’s (CAMH) ninth survey of …”
TAGS: mental health, access to care, virtual care, CAMH

GlycoNet and Partners Invest $7.7 Million in Canadian Health Innovation
HRI Portal
“This investment will support state-of-the-art health research for Canada’s leading diseases, including cancer, diabetes, dementia, muscular dystrophy and universal donor blood.”
TAGS: health research, innovation, cancer, diabetes, dementia, GlycoNet

Statement from CanFASD – Budget 2022 fails to support the needs of Canadians with FASD
“For several months, the Canada Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Research Network (CanFASD) have been advocating for support to develop and implement a National FASD Strategy for Canada.”
TAGS: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, national strategy, CanFASD

In the wake of COVID‑19, Dal researchers explore its impact on the most vulnerable Canadians
Dalhousie University
“The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) is providing $1,479,972 in operating grants to go to Dalhousie scholars focused on ensuring we …”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, vulnerable population, Dalhousie University