Daily Media Digest August 22, 2022

Mental health and COVID-19: Here’s why the pandemic was harder on struggling Canadians
Global News
“… university professor at Western University and assistant scientific director at Lawson Health Research Institute, told Global News.”
TAGS: mental health, COVID-19, Western University, Lawson Health Research Institute

Our health care system is broken. Here’s how we can fix it.

“Dr. Andrew Boozary dissects proposed solutions like privatization and prescribes a new approach to delivering health care across Canada …”
TAGS: community health, hospitals, health care system, University Health Network

GlycoNet Integrated Services awarded $10.68 million investment from the Canadian Foundation for Innovation’s Major Science Initiative Fund

HRI Portal
“The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) recently announced its continued support of Canadian glycomics research with an investment of $10.68 million to GlycoNet Integrated Services (GIS …”
TAGS: glycomics research, Canada Foundation for Innovation, GlycoNet

How cutting-edge MRI technology is helping children with lung diseases breathe easier

BC Children’s Hospital RI
“It’s estimated that one in every 3,600 children born in Canada has CF. At present, there is no cure.”
TAGS: Cystic fibrosis, BC Children’s Hospital, Provincial Health Services Authority

COVID-19 responses were always going to be inequitable

Policy Options
“Responses to H1N1 in Canada exposed our inequalities in health care. There’s little evidence that lessons were learned by levels of government.”
TAGS: COVID-19, Canadian healthcare, Ontario government

Top 25 Spotlight: VoxCell BioInnovation

Life Sciences BC
“Their tissues are designed to mimic human-like cancer tissues that are used during drug preclinical testing.”
TAGS: 3D bioprinting, tissue testing, oncology, VoxCell BioInnovation