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Dr. Marissa Becker News Archive

Global Public Health at scale

February 22, 2024 — 
A University of Manitoba (UM) project is focusing on improving maternal and child health in Uttar Pradesh – the largest state in India, with a population of 223 million, across 30,000 healthcare facilities and 300,000 front-line care providers.

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Headshot of Dr. Christina Kim.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rady women build leadership skills through Martha Donovan funding

January 24, 2023 — 
Six faculty members and students have received support for leadership training as winners of Winnipeg Foundation Martha Donovan Women's Leadership Development Awards.

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Mother looks at her new born baby.

Donor Relations

UM global public health research partnership contributes to saving mothers and newborns in India

April 26, 2022 — 
Transformational investment supports partnership of UM researchers and government of Uttar Pradesh, India to improve survival for mothers and babies.

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The faces of an Inuit mother and toddler are encircled by the fur of her parka hood.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM health research projects awarded more than $12 million in federal funding

October 20, 2021 — 
Studies focused on Inuit wellness in Manitoba and on severe tooth decay in First Nations and Métis children are among 19 UM projects to receive recent grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

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Classroom in Uttar Pradesh, India.

UM in India

June 3, 2021 — 
When the pandemic hit India a year ago, UM researchers were asked by the government of Uttar Pradesh to help provide support in dealing with the pandemic

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Stethoscope and globe

New project to look at ethics behind epidemiological tools to curb HIV transmissions

May 31, 2021 — 
“Do these new powerful techniques for identifying transmission patterns represent a major breakthrough to effectively tackle HIV epidemics, or do they signify the emergence of a highly intrusive surveillance regime in HIV science?"

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM helps with pandemic preparedness in India

April 3, 2020 — 
A University of Manitoba-led health unit is helping the most populous state in India prepare for the escalation of COVID-19.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Health research projects receive federal funding

February 11, 2020 — 
Eight research projects in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences have received project grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, totalling $3.8 million in support

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Marissa Becker

Preventing HIV epidemics

November 29, 2017 — 
Building on a decades-long legacy of groundbreaking HIV/AIDS research

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Study looks at sex work in conflict zone

January 12, 2017 — 
CIHR funded study is designed to understand how the consequences of conflict, migration and disrupted health services affect risk in the context of HIV and other viruses.

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