Health Systems Impacts of COVID-19 Variants

Public Health and Health Systems Impacts of SARS-CoV-2 Variants of Concern: Rapid Scoping Review

Project Status:Complete

Knowledge User(s)

Alberta Health Services, Public Health Agency of Canada

Patient/Public Partner(s)

Trudy Flynn, Rebecca Mackay

Project Trainee(s)

Mari Somerville, Justine Dol


Jason LeBlanc, Lisa Barrett, Jeannette Comeau, Lynora Saxinger

Funding Source(s)

  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) through COVID-END

Project Objectives

To provide a synthesis of current evidence and guidance documents related to public health measures and health systems arrangements associated with variants of concern.

Research Approach

Living Evidence Synthesis, Rapid Scoping Review

Project Lead(s)

Janet Curran

Position: Dalhousie University, Maritimes SPOR SUPPORT Unit

Janet Curran is a Professor in the School of Nursing at Dalhousie University and a Research Chair in Quality and Patient Safety at IWK Health, Nova Scotia Health and Dalhousie University.

She is the Scientific Lead in the Strengthening Transitions in Care lab at IWK Health where her program of research is focused on co-designing and evaluating best practice and policy change interventions to improve transitions in care for patients and families. Her co-design work is informed by collaborating with multiple stakeholders including patients, parents and caregivers, healthcare providers, and policy makers.

Janet Curran

Dalhousie University, Maritimes SPOR SUPPORT Unit

Janet Curran is a Professor in the School of Nursing...