Statistics in Support of Health Systems Improvement
An international conference is being organized by the Institute for Circumpolar Health Research on October 31, 2011 to celebrate the inauguration of the Statistics Canada branch research data centre (RDC) in Yellowknife, the first to be established north of 60º and outside a university.
The conference will feature international experts from circumpolar countries and regions to discuss existing health data sources and how they can be managed and utilized to improve population health and health systems performance.
The proposed program will include the opening of the Statistics Canada Regional Data Centre at the Institute for Circumpolar Health Research, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada.
Conference themes include:
- metrics, health systems, and health policy
- circumpolar health data sources and applications
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