Manitoba Centre for Health Policy News Archive
June 25, 2018 —
“Our results show that our systems are doing too little, too late for people suffering from alcohol use disorders."
June 22, 2018 —
A groundbreaking Manitoba research study of heavy drinkers’ interactions with the health-care, social service and justice systems will be released on Monday, June 25, 2018.
March 2, 2018 —
More than 6,000 of the university’s faculty and staff recently completed accessible customer service training, which focused on increasing awareness about access challenges faced by people with disabilities and providing guidance on how they could best respond
February 22, 2018 —
Accessibility of nutritious food in some Winnipeg neighbourhoods a challenge
December 3, 2017 —
A University of Manitoba study, published this fall in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, showed women tended to have higher rates of mental illness and substance use disorder diagnoses after their children were taken into care.
September 14, 2017 —
"This is all about taxation and not so much about health care, so I think that we are seeing an outcry from both sides … based on their own philosophies around tax increases," said Dr. Alan Katz, director of the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy at the University of Manitoba.
Apparent practice of gender selection among Indian-born immigrants continues despite time spent in Canada, study finds
April 24, 2017 —
This is contrary to what the researchers expected
March 3, 2017 —
A new study by the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy is challenging some long-held assumptions about the primary causes of lengthy emergency room waits in Winnipeg
November 27, 2016 —
Gregg Hanson, Sharon Carstairs, Warren Winkler, Marie Wilson, Michael Eskin and Noralou Roos recognized for outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to Canada
November 21, 2016 —
The study measured how common mental disorders are among Manitoba children, and what puts kids at risk.