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Improving Quality of Life


National Population Health Study of Neurological Conditions
This first-ever national population health study of neurological conditions in Canada will provide a clear picture of the depth and breadth of Parkinson’s disease and other neurological conditions in Canada and the impact on Canadians. It is a necessary first step towards helping governments and organizations plan and implement appropriate programs, services and support for Canadians living with neurological conditions.

A Brain Strategy for Canada
A national brain strategy will bring a comprehensive and co-ordinated national approach to issues that are important to Canadians living with a brain condition: research; prevention; caregiver support; income security; integrated care and support; genetic discrimination; and public awareness and education.

For more information about the National Population Health Study of Neurological Conditions and the Brain Strategy for Canada, visit www.mybrainmatters.ca.

To learn more about the brain and the many issues related to living with a brain condition, take a look at Your Brain, a supplement published in the National Post on March 27, 2010.