Partners In Implementation Science

McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics

The MCCHE is a world leader in promoting the development of a novel, integrative approach to science, policy and innovation for solutions to complex nutrition and health challenges. These challenges include the persistent problem of hunger and under-nutrition, and the growing worldwide epidemic of obesity, diabetes and other non-communicable diseases. Since 2001, the MCCHE has forged an unprecedented worldwide alliance of scientists, food-industry executives, healthcare leaders and policy makers to achieve a more prosperous and healthy future for all, especially the most vulnerable communities in the world. 

The MCCHE seeks to fundamentally transform individual and community diets, lifestyles, markets and health systems through better health and economic convergence. In initiating and developing this approach, the MCCHE has created a platform for enabling complex collaboration in science and across sectors. This collaboration is already leading to transformative, action-oriented innovation that can effect positive change where it is most needed to improve global health.

CIHR Healthy Cities Research Initiative

The Healthy Cities Research Initiative (HCRI) will help us understand which solutions will work best to achieve these outcomes – as well as how cities can put these solutions into action – in ways that will be impactful, sustainable and equitable. The HCRI is co-led by seven Institutes:

  • Institute of Population and Public Health (IPPH) – lead strategic Institute
  • Institute of Aging (IA)
  • Institute of Gender and Health (IGH)
  • Institute of Health Services and Policy Research (IHSPR)
  • Institute of Indigenous Peoples’ Health (IIPH)
  • Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis (IMHA)
  • Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes (INMD)
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