Help with Accessibility

Accessibility notice

While every reasonable effort has been made to ensure the accessibility of this site, some content or services found here might be inaccessible to some visitors. In those circumstances, please contact CIHR's Web Services Centre: or 613-948-8131.


Most content is available in HTML format (like this page). Many documents are also available in their original format.

Word Processing Software

Media Players (to access audio, video and Flash files)

If you have problems accessing the multimedia applications, you may want to download and install a free copy of one of the following software:

For technical support, please contact your Internet provider.

Web Browsers

A Web browser is the software program you use to access the World Wide Web. Browsers come with a variety of helpful features. For the most up-to-date information about your browser and a complete tutorial, check your browser's Help menu or go to the Web site of the company that made it.

How to adjust the text size in your browser

This site is designed to be viewable at any resolution. All text can be made larger or smaller to suit your needs. This may cause some wrapping of lines at higher magnifications. Most graphical browsers allow you some control over the font size and colour combinations that are displayed. To increase the text size on our Web pages, you can change the settings in your Web browser. Just follow the instructions below, based on the browser you are using or see your browser's help for details. Please note that the resolution you have your screen set to could affect the outcome of increasing your text size .

Internet Explorer:

Netscape (FireFox, Mozilla, Safari):

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