Update: Developing CIHR’s anti-racism action plan

In its 2021-2031 Strategic Plan, CIHR committed to addressing systemic racism faced by researchers in the health research funding system. To support this work, CIHR is co-developing an anti-racism action plan with health researchers who have been impacted by racism, with the aim of addressing systemic racism across all aspects of the CIHR funding system. 


Summary report: Virtual engagement sessions to discuss CIHR’s anti-racism action plan

From March to May 2022, CIHR hosted a series of eight small group virtual engagement sessions to discuss our approach for an anti-racism action plan. The goals of the sessions were to discuss participant-identified barriers that CIHR's anti-racism action plan could work towards addressing and to prioritize the actions CIHR should take to address these barriers. 

If you have any questions, please contact CIHR's Equity Strategy Team: edi@cihr-irsc.gc.ca.

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