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Canadian research team awarded international grant for work on Indigenous peoples health
Date:3/29/2010

TORONTO, ON March 29, 2010 Researchers at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto are part of an international team of researchers recently awarded a multi-million dollar grant for their work in cardiovascular disease among Indigenous people in Canada, Australia and New Zealand. The Canadian team will receive $742,000 in funding for its part of the project from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and International Collaborative Indigenous Health Research Partnerships (ICIHRP).

The Canadian team consists of Dr. Janet Smylie (St. Michael's Hospital), Marcia Anderson, Nancy Cooper, Sanjeev Sridharan (St. Michael's Hospital) and Chester Langille. Led by Dr. Smylie, the team has chosen health literacy as the project focus rather than a typical medical intervention. Participants in the project will have the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills regarding treatments for cardiovascular disease. Internationally, the entire project will be led by Dr. Sue Crengle in New Zealand. Of note, the three project leads (Dr. Crengle in New Zealand, Dr. Smylie in Canada, and Dr. Ian Anderson in Australia) are all themselves Indigenous physicians.

"We are very pleased that ICHIRP is providing funding for our research and to be part of a respected international team working to reduce the impact of chronic disease among Indigenous people in Australia, Canada and New Zealand," explains Dr. Smylie, Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St. Michael's Hospital. "We will examine how to better manage heart disease and stroke through people's ability to access, understand and act on information about their health. These understandings will be specific to the Indigenous participants and communities involved. Patients and families have a huge role but they need to understand their treatment and care in order to manage cardiovascular disease and improve their health outcomes over the longer term."

The theme of the grant was "Reducing the burden
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Contact: Julie Saccone
sacconej@smh.ca
416-864-5047
St. Michael's Hospital
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