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The primary role of CAIHR is the conduct of high quality research that can inform health policy, programmes and health care delivery for regional populations.
Research across the life course that estimates the burden of disease and associated risk factors
Research that spans efficacy trials, implementation/scaling up to demonstrate effectiveness and feasibility, and the integration into policy to affect populations
Research that explores the mechanistic underpinnings of health and disease as well as research that collates, curates, handles, and disseminates data