Rural health research helps us to understand the factors that influence rural health and lead to differences in health and health-care access between rural and urban populations. Within Pillar III, Rural Health Research, you can explore the following topics:
Key issues in rural health research – To improve health equity for rural Canadians, we must first understand what impacts health and how. This is accomplished through rural health research. In this topic, find out about the questions and data researchers are exploring to gain a better understanding of rural health issues.
Rural health research resources – Without high quality research, it is difficult to create effective strategies for improving the health of rural communities. Staying current on rural health research is not always easy. This section compiles national and international research resources for you to explore.