Manitoba Centre for Health Policy News Archive
July 17, 2019 —
Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, announced on July 17 more than $2.5 million in support for 17 research projects at the University of Manitoba
April 23, 2019 —
A new project will offer valuable data to researchers and spur new insights and policies to keep Canadians safe
September 20, 2018 —
In-depth analysis of health data can inform policies that best support Manitobans’ health
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