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Stream A: Gender, Health and Carer-Friendly Workplaces

This CIHR funded research program explores how gender matters in the health of carer-employees. This program contains 9 projects, listed below.


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Advisory Committee

The research program will inform and be informed by a Research Advisory Committee (RAC) which will meet annually throughout the 5 year duration of the Chair.

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Partners & Collaborators

Organization Role Chair in Gender, Work and Health CIHR Operating Grant
Canadian Cancer Society  Senior Health Policy Analyst  
Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS)  Senior Technical Specialist  
Canadian Home Care Association (CHCA)  Executive Director  
Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA)  Executive Director  
Centre for Families, Work and Well-Being  Jarislowsky Chair in Families and Work  
Family Caregiver’s Network Society  Executive Director  
Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited  Director, Government Relations    
McMaster University  Director, Human Resources Services  
Saint Elizabeth Healthcare  Director of Research and Program Development  
Unifor the Union  National Health and Safety Director    
Victorian Order of Nurses (VON) Canada  Director, Caregiving Practice, Quality and Risk Team  
Bayshore Health Care  Partner
Canadian Human Rights Commission  Partner
Canadian Index on Well-being, University of Waterloo:  Partner
Canadian Standards Association  Partner
Centre for International Research on Care, Labour & Equalities (CIRCLE)  Indirect External Support
The Vanier Institute of the Family  Partner
University of Alberta, Research on Aging, Policies and Practice  Partner