Santé et Services sociaux Québec.
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The mission of the OISSS is to analyze the health and social services systems of various countries, provinces or partner regions, and to monitor the developments, changes and trends in these systems in order to foster knowledge development and linkage between research and decision-making.

The goals of the OISSS are:

  • To study and disseminate research on modes of organization and best practices in the fields of health and social services;
  • To foster collaboration between ministries, secretariats or other agencies responsible for the organization of services, advisory bodies and the academic community;
  • To suggest opportunities for exchanges and debate on current issues linked with the concerns of managers of healthcare systems;
  • To stimulate new research projects;
  • To reflect on the developments in healthcare systems;
  • To foster partenerships and create networking activities with other international bodies or organisations.