Our support


A warm thank-you to all of those who have been members, supporters, contributors, and colleagues of the Cochrane Health Equity Field and Campbell Equity Methods Group since its inception. 
When registering the Field and the Methods Group, we were fortunate to have the support of many health equity experts from around the world, and wish to thank the following:

  • Xavier Bonfil, Director, Iberoamerican Cochrane Centre
  • Kathie Clark, the Canadian Cochrane Centre 
  • Davidson Gwatkin, World Bank
  • Ronald Labonte,  Director, Saskatchewan Population Health and Evaluation Research Unit, Professor, Kinesiology and Health Studies, University of Regina, Professor, Community Health and Epidemiology, University of Saskatchewan.
  • Mary Ann Lansang, the University of Manila 
  • Kath Moser, Lecturer, Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  • Geraldine MacDonald, Coordinating Editor, Cochrane Developmental, Psychosocial and Learning Problems Group, and Co-convenor of the Campbell Social Welfare Group.
  • Miranda Mugford, the Campbell-Cochrane Economic Methods Working Group
  • Vic Neufeld, McMaster University
  • Annette M. O'Connor RN PhD, Canada Research Chair in Health Care Consumer Decision Support, Professor, University of Ottawa School of Nursing and Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Senior Scientist, Clinical Epidemiology Program
  • Alex Scott-Samuel, University of Liverpool
  • Chitr Sitthi-Amorn, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 
  • Elizabeth Waters, Coordinating Editor of the Cochrane Public Health Review Group
  • EQUINET Africa
  • INCLEN (International Clinical Epidemiology Network)


We acknowledge the following sources of funding:

- Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Institute of Gender and Health

- CIHR Knowledge Translation Branch

- Health Canada, Bureau of Women's Health and Gender Analysis
- The Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH)
- CIHR Institutes of Health Services and Policy Research, Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis, Human Development, Child and Youth Health, Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes, Institute of Infection and Immunity
- Cochrane Collaboration Opportunities Fund

- Cochrane Collaboration Prioritisation Projects
- Canadian Cochrane Network and Centre Capacity Building Fund
- University of Ottawa, Institute of Population Health