CoVaRR Net

Studying the impacts of the variants on public health, our healthcare system, and on social policy and reporting these findings to decision-makers and government officials. Pillar 8 Public Health, Health Systems and Social Policy Impacts

The COVID Variant Rapid-Response Network (CoVaRR-Net), comprised of eight core pillars of activity, will undertake surveillance, sequencing, tracing and research focused on mitigating the harmful impact of COVID-19 variants. Pillars six through eight focus on informing governments, public health decision makers, and public health systems of the latest evidence-based research and deploying information to the public in Canada and abroad, with specific efforts to engage Indigenous partners and communities.

Dr. Nazeem Muhajarine (PhD), USask College of Medicine, along with Dr. Cory Neudorf (PhD) from the USask College of Medicine and Dr. Cheryl Camillo (PhD) from the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy at the U of R, will lead pillar six.


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