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Manitoba Centre for Health Policy News Archive

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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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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.

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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

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Deserts within our urban food system

February 22, 2018 — 
Accessibility of nutritious food in some Winnipeg neighbourhoods a challenge

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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.


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