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Manitoba Centre for Health Policy News Archive


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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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.


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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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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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Manitobans are getting healthier overall, U of M study shows

September 17, 2019 — 
Research by U of M’s Manitoba Centre for Health Policy reveals the overall health of Manitobans is improving across province’s five health regions.

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Health gap between First Nations and other Manitobans widening, study finds

September 17, 2019 — 
A joint study by the First Nations Health and Social Secretariat of Manitoba and the U of M’s Manitoba Centre for Health Policy finds health inequities are getting worse.

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SSHRC funding announced for 17 U of M projects, 29 grad students

July 17, 2019 — 
Federal Minister of Science and Sport announces support for research projects at the University of Manitoba

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Linking health system data

April 23, 2019 — 
A new project will offer valuable data to researchers and spur new insights and policies to keep Canadians safe

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Cancer patients obtain meds more consistently without cost barrier, study shows

September 20, 2018 — 
In-depth analysis of health data can inform policies that best support Manitobans’ health

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Signs of risky alcohol use often missed in Manitobans, U of M study finds

June 25, 2018 — 
“Our results show that our systems are doing too little, too late for people suffering from alcohol use disorders."

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