Daily Media Digest: May 9, 2022

‘Disappointing’ budget leaves gaps in health research in coming year, says health network
The Hill Times
“A lack of increased funding for the Tri-Council in this year’s federal budget ‘will have consequences,’ according to a spokesperson for University Health Network.”
TAGS: health research, Parliamentary Health Research Caucus, University Health Network

COVID VACCINE: Increasing third-dose coverage more important than expanding fourth …
Ottawa Sun
“Doug Manuel, a senior scientist at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute and professor at the University of Ottawa’s School of Epidemiology, said he …”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, booster dose vaccine, Queen’s University, OHRI

More than two years since the pandemic’s start, nearly 1 in 4 Canadians still report high anxiety
CTV News
“University of Waterloo researchers examined survey data collected by Mental Health Research Canada. The survey found that 23 per cent of Canadians …”
TAGS: pandemic, mental health, anxiety, University of Waterloo

McMaster researchers discover neurodegenerative disease with help from AI – Brighter World
Brighter World – McMaster University
“… fewer complications with a type of device implanted under the skin, a Canadian study led by McMaster University researchers has found.”
TAGS: neurodegenerative disease, artificial intelligence, McMaster University

Government Invests In Mental Health And Addictions Training For Community Based Organizations
Government of Saskatchewan
“The Government of Saskatchewan is providing $250000 in funding to the Centre for Addictions and Mental Health (CAMH) to deliver training to …”
TAGS: mental health, funding, community based care, CAMH

Indigenous midwives vital to revitalizing Indigenous birthing practices, says advocate | CBC News
“Indigenous midwives work to ensure Indigenous mothers have the right prenatal care … She has spent nearly 25 years in Indigenous health care, …”
TAGS: midwives, Indigenous community health, prenatal care

2022 Pharmacy EXPO – Toronto
Pharmacy EXPO
“Neighbourhood Pharmacies is looking forward to seeing our members and partners in person at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.  We are planning a hybrid event and will offer both in-person and virtual options for educational sessions. We will bring together retailers and suppliers from across the sector for an event unlike any other.”