Daily Media Digest December 12, 2023

Study reveals inequities in access to cancer clinical trials in Canada
University of Alberta
“People living in rural and remote areas are missing out on possibly life-saving treatments — and trials may not represent the full population …”
KEYWORDS: cancer, clinical trial, health equity, University of Alberta

One investment in the 2024 federal budget would make a difference in the lives of 12 million Canadians
The Hill Times
“The Framework for Diabetes in Canada has the potential to make major improvements in the way our health-care system manages diabetes care, but now it requires federal investment to make it that progress a reality.”
KEYWORDS: diabetes, funding, health care, Diabetes Canada

Visualize the Future of Flow Cytometry: unlocking new discoveries for Canadian researchers
HRI Portal
“The BD FACSDiscover™ S8 Cell Sorter is the first spectral flow cytometer with sort-capable image analysis allowing the Canadian research community to derive greater insights, with the possibility of addressing previously impossible-to-answer questions.”
KEYWORDS: medtech, Canadian research, BD Canada

Canadians brace for holiday financial strain: Concerns rise over managing seasonal expenses
Mental Health Research Canada (MHRC)
“The findings underscore a prevalent concern gripping many families as the holiday season approaches, revealing heightened anxiety surrounding financial matters, as well as the following major findings …”
KEYWORDS: mental health, pain management, Mental Health Research Canada (MHRC)

Neighbourhood Pharmacies Recommendations Included in latest Health Canda Drug Shortages Task Force Report
Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada
“Health Canada reaffirms important role pharmacies play in managing and mitigating drug shortages …”
KEYWORDS: pharmacy, drug shortage, Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada

CCS Research Training Awards 2024 | Deadline January 17, 2024
Canadian Cancer Society (CCS)
“The Research Training Awards are available to individuals pursuing Master’s, PhD, and postdoctoral level training at an eligible Canadian academic institution. CCS and its partners seek to support capacity in cancer research in all research pillars (i.e., biomedical; clinical; health services; and social, cultural, environmental and population health).”