The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care's vision for research is to improve the health care and outcomes of Ontarians by investing strategically in policy relevant and applied health system research. The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care funds health system and population health research largely through the Health System Research Fund. Other health research investments are made through the Ministry of Research and Innovation.
As part of the Health System Strategy and Policy Division and the Planning, Research and Analysis Branch, the Research Unit’s mission is to ensure an innovative research environment where evidence informs policy development and decision making by supporting and sustaining local research capacity.
The ministry Health Research Strategy (PDF) has three components :
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