Daily Media Digest July 27, 2021

Researchers to study COVID-19 vaccine efficacy and safety in transplant patients
Financial Post
“… and Toronto Western Hospitals, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, and The Michener Institute of Education at UHN.”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, transplant, University Health Network

Officials say 90% of population needs vaccine to reach herd immunity
“… according to Doug Manuel, senior scientist at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, and a member of Ontario’s COVID-19 Science Advisory Table.”
TAGS: herd immunity, COVID-19, vaccination, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

McGill University to offer Inuit-focused health course
Nunatsiaq News
“Inuit Health in the Inuit Context is one of two Indigenous-focused courses offered through McGill University’s Department of Family Medicine. The other …”
TAGS: Inuit-focused health care, community health, McGill University

Gilead Canada Provides Grants to Combat Infections and Eliminate Chronic Hepatitis C in Canada
Canada NewsWire
“(Gilead Canada) today announced the 2021 CONNECT-C Grant Program recipients. With a goal to enable broad access to Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) …”
TAGS: Hepatitis C, infection control, access to care, Gilead Canada

Unfolding the hippocampus
Western News
“… professor at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry, Canada Research Chair in Computational Neuroimaging, and scientist at Robarts Research Institute.”
TAGS: mental health, brain health, imaging, Western University

Child mental health services lacking in high-income countries: SFU study finds
Simon Fraser University News
“… receiving services to address their needs—according to a new study from researchers at Simon Fraser University’s Children’s Health Policy Centre.”
TAGS: mental health, children and youth health, access to care, Simon Fraser University

‘It’s OK to not be OK’: Tornado survivors offered help to deal with trauma
“Dr. Rob Meeder, who is a pediatrician at the Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care in Penetanguishene, told BarrieToday when an event like the …”
TAGS: trauma, mental health, post-traumatic stress, Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care

How data sharing can drive innovation – Parkinson Canada
Parkinson Canada
“McKeown is also playing a leading role in the Canadian Open Parkinson Network (C-OPN), a joint project with Parkinson Canada and Brain Canada …”
TAGS: data sharing, open science, Parkinson Canada