2015-16 Supplementary Information Table - Disclosure of Transfer Payments Programs Under $5 million

Contribution to Strengthen Canada's Organs and Tissues Donation and Transplantation System (Voted)

Name of transfer payment program

Contribution to strengthen Canada's organs and tissues donation and transplantation system (Voted)

End date

Ongoing

Type of transfer payment

Contribution

Link to department's Program Alignment Architecture

Program 2.1 Health Products
Sub-Program 2.1.2 Biologics and Radiopharmaceuticals

Main objective

To support the development of a national organ and tissue donation and transplantation system that will improve and extend the quality of the lives of Canadians while respecting the federal role and interest in organ and tissue donation and transplantation.

Planned spending for 2015-16

$3,580,000

Fiscal year of last completed evaluation

2012-13

General targeted recipient groups

Canadian Blood Services is the sole recipient under the Terms and Conditions.

Funding to the Pallium Foundation of Canada to support training in palliative care to front-line health care providers (Statutory payment)

Name of transfer payment program

Funding to the Pallium Foundation of Canada to support training in palliative care to front-line health care providers (Statutory payment)

End date

March 31, 2017

Type of transfer payment

Contribution

Link to department's Program Alignment Architecture

Program 1.1 Canadian Health System Policy
Sub-Program 1.1.1 Health System Priorities

Main objective

Pallium Canada will deliver training to healthcare providers essential to meeting the urgent and emerging palliative care needs for the growing number of Canadians living with life-threatening conditions across rural, remote and urban settings and populations, including Aboriginal peoples.

Planned spending for 2015-16

$960,441

Fiscal year of last completed evaluation

N/A (this initiative commenced in March 2014)

General targeted recipient groups

Pallium Foundation of Canada

Grant to the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (Voted)

Name of transfer payment program

Grant to the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (Voted)

End date

Ongoing

Type of transfer payment

Grant

Link to department's Program Alignment Architecture

Program 2.5 Substance Use and Abuse
Sub-Program 2.5.2 Controlled Substances

Main objective

To provide objective, evidence-based information and advice to help reduce the health, social and economic harms associated with substance abuse and addictions.

Planned spending for 2015-16

$3,562,500

Fiscal year of last completed evaluation

2010-11

General targeted recipient groups

Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse

McMaster University - Teams Advancing Patient Experience: Strengthening Quality (Voted)

Name of transfer payment program

McMaster University - Teams Advancing Patient Experience: Strengthening Quality  (Voted)

End date

March 31, 2016

Type of transfer payment

Contribution

Link to department's Program Alignment Architecture

Program 1.1 Canadian Health System Policy
Sub-Program 1.1.1 Health System Priorities

Main objective

To evaluate ways to achieve better health outcomes for patients while also making the healthcare system more cost-effective through greater implementation of medical teams.

Planned spending for 2015-16

$2,341,500

Fiscal year of last completed evaluation

N/A

General targeted recipient groups

McMaster University is the sole recipient under the Terms and Conditions.

Mood Disorders Society of Canada (Voted)

Name of transfer payment program

Mood Disorders Society of Canada (Voted)

End date

March 31, 2017

Type of transfer payment

Contribution

Link to department's Program Alignment Architecture

Program 1.1 Canadian Health System Policy
Sub-Program 1.1.1 Health System Priorities

Main objective

Provide funding to the Mood Disorders Society of Canada (MDSC) in the amount of $5.2 million over five years (2012-13 to 2016-17) to:

  1. Establish the Canadian Depression Research and Intervention Network (CDRIN) ($5 million).
  2. Develop and implement a national Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Continuing Medical Education (CME) training program for family physicians and specialists ($200,000).

Planned spending for 2015-16

$550,000

Fiscal year of last completed evaluation

A Health Portfolio evaluation to examine relevance/performance of mental health activities was initiated in 2014-15; a final report is expected in January 2016.

General targeted recipient groups

Non-Profit Organizations

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