Archive: Knowledge Transfer Projects

Celebrating the Impact of Health Research: Success Stories in Arthritis, Bone, Muscle, Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, Oral Health and Skin

Celebrating the Impact of Health Research: Success Stories in Arthritis, Bone, Muscle, Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, Oral Health and Skin  is a publication produced by the Canadian Arthritis Network (CAN) in partnership with  CIHR Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis (IMHA). The stories in the publication highlight the significant impact health research can have in improving the health of Canadians. They underscore the value of collaboration between those who conduct research and those who use its results.

 

Arthritis Awareness Month 2013  Celebrating the Impact of Health Research with Success Stories in Arthritis

Platelets that help stop bleeding by encouraging the formation of blood clots, also have an immunological function and may play a role in the development of rheumatoid arthritis. Read more....
Physicians are less likely to recommend joint replacement surgery for hip and knee osteoarthritis to women vs men. Read more...
First Nations people are more suspectible to rhematiod arthritis than the general population.  Read more...
This research story highlights research that led to changes in clinical practise to use other treatments for early stage osteoarthritis of the knee. Read more..
Evidence of the effectiveness of peer mentors is providing a new dimension in reheumatology care. Read more..
This impact story describes a computer game like rehabilitation platform that provides therapy and measures outcome at the same time. Read more..


CAN’s Legacy Video – The Impact of Arthritis Research in Canada
This video was created to show the impact of arthritis research in Canada and highlight CAN’s contribution. In this 3 minute video, the story is told by researchers, consumers and people living with arthritis.

The video aims to increase awareness that arthritis affects people of all ages and give a message of hope – hope for the future, hope because of the importantr esearch being done. Our hope is that as CAN's legacy period is over, our partners will be able to use this video to raise awareness, raise funds for research and advocate for change.