Manitoba Centre for Health Policy News Archive
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.
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.
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
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
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
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."
U of M study tracks high-risk drinkers’ use of health and other services
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.
University of Manitoba embraces accessibility and inclusion
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
Deserts within our urban food system
February 22, 2018 —
Accessibility of nutritious food in some Winnipeg neighbourhoods a challenge
Globe and Mail: How family ties help moms unbind from addiction
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.