News & CommentCanada

Plan Would Link, Bolster Health Research

+ See all authors and affiliations

Science  08 May 1998:
Vol. 280, Issue 5365, pp. 821
DOI: 10.1126/science.280.5365.821b

You are currently viewing the summary.

View Full Text

Via your Institution

Log in through your institution

Log in through your institution


Summary

OTTAWA-- Canadian health officials are seriously considering a plan that could double federal spending on university-based medical research next year by creating a national framework that would supplement the current bottoms-up approach to funding research. Such a system would give the ruling Liberal government a way to invest in health care without stepping on the jurisdictional toes of the provinces and to inject $375 million a year into a biomedical and health research community now strapped for cash.

Related Content