CIMVHR to help address the unique healthcare needs of military personnel, veterans, and their families, improving the treatment options available for all involved.
Members of the military and their families face health risks that require unique approaches to prevention and care. Canada is home to a significant military population: more than 60,000 serving members in the Canadian Armed Forces, 20,000 serving members in the Primary Reserve Forces, and more than 700,000 Veterans. Queen’s University’s Alice Aiken is partnering with 1,000 researchers from 41 universities across the country to address their needs.
Working through the Canadian Institute For Military and Veteran Health Research, they are enhancing the lives of Canadian military personnel, Veterans and their families by harnessing the national capacity for research.