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Health Outcomes Improvement Fund II (HOIF II) – Grant Competition

Background and Purpose

The mission of the Maternal Newborn Child and Youth (MNCY) Strategic Clinical NetworkTM (SCNTM) is “to bring together people, evidence and data to achieve the best possible health outcomes for mothers, newborns, children and families within a sustainable, publically funded health care system.” To facilitate this mission, Nutrition and Food Services (NFS) at Alberta Health Services (AHS) has made value-added funds available to the MNCY SCN to be used for research and quality improvement (QI) projects to improve health and clinical care for mothers, infants, children, and youth.

The registration and grant review process will be managed by PolicyWise for Children & Families.

The following proposals are invited:

  • Open Projects – Impacts one of the MNCY SCN populations and budgets up to $50,000 with a duration of two years
  • Targeted Projects (Small) – Addresses a MNCY SCN priority and budgets up to $50,000 with a duration of two years
  • Targeted Projects (Large) – Addresses a MNCY SCN priority and budgets > $50,000 to $375,000 with a duration of three years

Timelines

  • Registrations Due – 4:00 pm (MST) Monday, October 15, 2018
  • Applications Due – 4:00 pm (MST) Monday, December 17th, 2018
  • Notice of Funding Decision – Early March, 2019

More Information or to Register

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Past

2018 MNCY SCN™ Studentship Competition

Congratulations to the successful applicants to the 2018 MNCY SCN™ Studentship Competition. The students will work with project leads and the MNCY SCN Scientific Office to carry out health services research focused on MNCY SCN priority projects. We are delighted to have them join our team!

Name University MNCY SCN Project
Sumedh Bele Calgary Telemedicine Rounding and Consultation (TRAC)
Oluwakemi Amodu Alberta Develop, implement, and evaluate innovative approaches to support obstetrical care and access for rural, Indigenous, and/or marginalized populations

2018 Seed Grant Funding Opportunity

Congratulations to the successful applicants to the 2018 MNCY SCNTM Seed Grant Competition.  Notifications were sent out on February 28, 2018.  Competition results can be found here:

2017 MNCY SCN™ Studentship Competition

Congratulations to the successful applicants to the 2017 MNCY SCN™ Studentship Competition. The students will work with the project leads and the MNCY SCN Scientific Office to carry out health services research focused on MNCY SCN priority projects. We are delighted to have them join our team this summer!

Name University MNCY SCN Project
Kamala Adhikari Dahal Calgary Develop, implement, and evaluate innovative approaches to support obstetrical care and access for rural, Indigenous and/or marginalized populations.
Sumedh Bele Calgary Enhancing Regional Inpatient Pediatric Capacity using a Telehealth Collaborative Care Model
Natalie Scime Calgary Development of an antenatal pathway
Rose Swansburg Calgary Development of an antenatal pathway
Mon Tun Alberta Development of an antenatal pathway

Health Outcomes Improvement Fund

The MNCY SCN in partnership with AHS Nutrition and Food Services launched a funding call in the summer of 2016 with a focus on improving the health outcomes of Alberta’s mothers, infants and children. The HOI Fund attracted an unprecedented number of high quality applications and on February 14, 2017 successful applicants were notified. Competition results can be found here: