Daily Media Digest October 11, 2022

Canada takes major step forward as a leader in inclusive dermatology
The Globe and Mail
“AbbVie, a global research and development-based biopharmaceutical company, has made a $3-million donation to establish the AbbVie Chair in …”
TAGS: inclusive dermatological care, skin diseases, diagnosis, AbbVie Canada

New U of A institute highlights impact of glycomics research on health
University of Alberta
“The current institute membership already includes researchers from the departments of chemistry, biology and pharmacology, and Mahal anticipates that …”
TAGS: glycomics, Canadian research, University of Alberta, GlycoNet

Canada must renew leadership on antimicrobial resistance
The Hill Times
“AMR is rendering the global antibiotic arsenal ineffective. Left unchecked, it will lead to the collapse of Canadian health systems. Without a final national action plan, Canada will remain ill-prepared to combat this growing threat.”
TAGS: antimicrobial resistance, Canadian healthcare, Innovative Medicines Canada

Federal government reveals plan to improve access to diabetes care across Canada
CBC News
“The federal government has tabled a long-awaited plan in the House of Commons to improve access to diabetes treatment and prevention in Canada, Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos announced Wednesday.”
TAGS: diabetes treatment and prevention, health minister, Diabetes Canada

Mental health is health: it’s time we act like it
The Hill Times
“No more rhetoric. We need urgent action from the federal government now to ensure no one who needs mental health and substance use care and support is left out or left behind.”
TAGS: mental health, substance use and addiction, HealthCareCAN

Annual Competition: The Cancer Research Society Awards 5 New Scholarships for the Next …

“The Cancer Research Society (CRS) has awarded 5 new Scholarships for the Next Generation of Scientists (SNGS) totalling $850,000 as part of its annual competition.”
TAGS: grants, cancer, innovative research, Cancer Research Society