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A multi-university, data and education resource facilitating interdisciplinary research on the determinants of human health, well-being and development.

Linking data for research: informing policy-making for healthier communities

 


 

OUR SERVICES

 

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DATA ACCESS

We provide research access to one of the world's most comprehensive collections of health care, health services and population health data. These data sets include longitudinal, person-specific, de-identified health data on BC's 4.7 million residents, from 1985 forward.

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DATA LINKAGE

Linkage of data across sectors, such as health, education, early childhood development, workplace and the environment, helps us to understand the complex interplay of influences on human health, well-being and development. The data sets that we manage are linkable to each other and to other data sets, including researcher-collected data, if approved by the data provider.

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SECURE DATA STORAGE

We operate one of the most secure data storage centres in Canada. Our Secure Research Environment (SRE) provides a safe, secure place for researchers to conduct their analysis, while ensuring that privacy sensitive data remains protected.

We also offer researchers a data storage option with CaraSpace.

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EDUCATION & TRAINING

Responding to the needs of population health researchers in British Columbia and across Canada, we offer a range of in-person workshops, free online courses and resources, webinars and a Professional Specialization Certificate in Population Health Data Analysis.

Upcoming events

Upcoming events
Free webinar
Free webinar

Recently approved projects

Motor vehicle crash risk after cardioverter-defibrillator implantation: A population-based evaluation

Investigating factors related to the association between early history of asthma and later diagnosis of COPD

Influence of patient risk factors on drug utilization following cardiac arrhythmia advisories: a retrospective cohort study