Childhood Obesity Prevention and Treatment Operating Grants


The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada (HSFC), the CIHR Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes (INMD), Institute of Human Development, Child and Youth Health (IHDCYH), and the Canada's Research-based Pharmaceutical Companies Health Research Foundation (HRF) are pleased to fund Childhood Obesity Prevention and Treatment research.

The objectives of this funding opportunity are to increase knowledge on interventions to prevent and treat childhood obesity in clinical settings or at the population level and the rate at which evidence is transferred into clinical practice, programs or policies.
HSFC and our partners are pleased to fund the following projects:
  • Working Upstream: Effecting Healthy Children through Neighbourhood Design.
    Principal investigator: Muhajarine, Nazeem (University of Saskatchewan)
    Project Summary
  • Awareness, Use and Impact of the Children's Tax Credit.
    Principal investigator: von Tigerstrom, Barbara J. (University of Saskatchewan)
    Project Summary
For more information please contact: 
Ann Nguyen
Information/Project Coordinator 
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada 
Phone: 613.569.4361 ext. 268