About IPPH

The mandate of the Institute of Population and Public Health (IPPH) is to support research into the complex biological, social, cultural and environmental interactions that determine the health of individuals, communities and global populations; and to apply knowledge to improve the health of individuals and populations through strategic partnerships with population and public health stakeholders and innovative research funding programs.

IPPH’s mission aims to improve the health of populations and promote health equity in Canada and globally through research and its application to policies, programs, and practice in public health and other sectors.

About the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)

CIHR is Canada's major federal funding agency for health research. Its objective is to excel, according to internationally accepted standards of scientific excellence, in the creation of new knowledge and its translation into improved health for Canadians, more effective health services and products, and a strengthened Canadian health care system. The CIHR Institutes support individuals, groups and communities of researchers for the purpose of implementing, within its mandate, the objective of the CIHR.

What we do

Funding Research
IPPH supports research focused on the health of populations, societal, and cultural dimensions of health and environmental influences on health. Learn more about IPPH funded research.

Scientific Leadership
IPPH provides scientific leadership for the population and public health field.

Building capacity in the field of Population and Public Health (PPH)
IPPH is committed to furthering the careers of starting investigators, building equity in scientific research, and identifying new opportunities in the PPH field.

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