Pôle d’expertise et de recherche en santé et bien-être des hommes


Develop a Better Understanding of Changing Masculine and Paternal Realities

  • Support for the development and funding research for men's health and well-being research projects (start-up funding).
  • Direct support for research projects on men's health and well-being that are unifying or that are particularly promising in terms of the development of knowledge in men's health and well-being.
  • Establishment of close links with existing structures and groupings related to the Pole’s objectives in order to strengthen the synergy sought.
  • Support for setting up small teams that can develop specific projects related to particular funding opportunities or requests coming directly from the MSSS or institutional partners. 

  • Development of the emerging generation of men's health and well-being researchers and expertise in the field through the recruitment of new researchers and students (scholarships). 

Develop new intervention strategies and evaluate existing practices with male clienteles (including fathers) in order to better respond to the needs and difficulties encountered by these clienteles. 

  • Support for the development of new practices.
  • Support for the evaluation of new intervention strategies.
  • Support for the evaluation of practices and organizations in order to adapt services to male realities.
  • Establishment of an annual fund for small practice projects (evaluation of practices or preparation of intervention guides).

Offer in a structured manner the dissemination and knowledge transfer within the CIUSSS-CN and the Université Laval's integrated university health network (RUIS-UL), but also to the entire Health and Social Services Network.

  • Development of means of interactive communication with the Pole's researchers and public and community network partners (newsletter, webinars). 

  • Pairing of Pole researchers with the regional respondents in men's health and well-being.
  • Support for the development and dissemination of knowledge transfer tools that can support the public health and social services network and the community network in their interventions with men.
  • Support to a practice project of community for regional respondents. 

  • Sharing of expertise between health researchers and partners and other areas of activities.