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Manitoba Centre for Health Policy News Archive

Alan Katz

CBC: Mix of health-care providers help long COVID patients as researchers work to understand condition

June 2, 2022 — 
Long COVID 'has significant impact on both patients … and health-care providers,' researcher says

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM researcher probes data on marital status and young moms’ health

March 10, 2022 — 
Dr. Marcelo Urquia has published a U.S. data study on whether marriage is associated with beneficial or detrimental health effects in mothers under age 18.

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Illustration of COVID-19 virus.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

New study finds COVID-19 hotspots in Canadian urban centres

February 14, 2022 — 
A new study shows hotspots of COVID-19 infections in Canadian cities across four provinces, linked to occupation, income, housing and proxies for structural racism

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Global News: University of Manitoba team receives $202,000 grant to study ‘long COVID’

November 16, 2021 — 
'This (study) is about understanding what’s coming in the next six months to years around what our health system will face the more these people who have had COVID infection may go on to long COVID'

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Noralou Roos

Population health pioneer inducted into Medical Hall of Fame

September 29, 2021 — 
Professor Emerita Dr. Noralou P. Roos is being recognized for unlocking the potential of big data systems analysis to clarify the social determinants of health, helping inform effective policies in support of universal health care

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Research and International

Meet Elizabeth Wall-Wieler, the new UM Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Population Data Analytics and Data Duration.

December 16, 2020 — 
Improving outcomes for maternal and child health

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rate of children diagnosed with type 2 diabetes rises over 50% over last 10 years, MCHP study finds

September 22, 2020 — 
Once thought of as a disease affecting mainly older adults, type 2 diabetes has been on the rise among younger people in Manitoba.

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Infographic comparing 2005 primary care predictions with 2018 data

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Manitoba’s primary care predictions near target in 2020, MHCP report says

August 18, 2020 — 
Manitoba has over 1,800 primary care providers caring for its population, which is remarkably close to what the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy (MCHP) predicted would be needed by 2020 in a study released 15 years ago.

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Portrait of Dr. Lorna Turnbull

Faculty of Law

Research on the impacts of laws makes a difference

June 12, 2020 — 
Robson Hall Law Professor, Dr. Lorna Turnbull, was a lead investigator along with Drs. Marni Brownell and Nathan Nichol on the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy (MCHP) study report “The Overlap Between the Child Welfare and Youth Criminal Justice Systems: Documenting “Cross-Over Kids” in Manitoba,” published this month.

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a graphic showing doted lines connecting medical symbols to a cloud

The other health picture, still coming into focus

April 8, 2020 — 
The Manitoba Centre for Health Policy gives a sneak peek into some of the data it is eager to sort through

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