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Symposium emphasizes the importance of sharing stories in Indigenous Health research

February 18, 2020 — 
Ongomiizwin – Research hosted its seventh annual Indigenous Health Research Symposium, “Past, Present, Future: Telling Our Stories” on Bannatyne campus

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Manitoba invests in research project to support health system decision-making data needs

February 13, 2020 — 
The Manitoba government is investing more than $2.4 million over four years to enhance real-time access to the data health-care providers need

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Inter-professional link between dentistry and primary health explored

February 11, 2020 — 
Nurse practitioner students from the College of Nursing recently joined dentistry and dental hygiene students at the dental clinic on Bannatyne campus to assess patients for an innovative new project

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Health research projects receive federal funding

February 11, 2020 — 
Eight research projects in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences have received project grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, totalling $3.8 million in support

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UM students bring video game rehab projects to India

February 10, 2020 — 
A new collaboration between the University of Manitoba and SDM University in Dharwad, India is using computer games to enhance rehabilitation for children with Cerebral Palsy (CP) and acquired brain injuries in both Canada and India

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Fifty years of northern partnership celebrated at health gala

February 7, 2020 — 
Speaker Ovide Mercredi predicts health-care self-determination for Indigenous people as UM marks five decades of collaborative health service in the North

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Dr. Frank Plummer

Mourning the loss of Dr. Francis Plummer, OC OM FRSC, (MD/76)

February 4, 2020 — 
The University of Manitoba community is in mourning with the sad news that Dr. Francis Plummer, OC OM FRSC, (MD/76), a world renowned scientist, academic and HIV/AIDS researcher, has passed away at the age of 67.

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Dr. Meghan Azad

Improving global health through breast milk

February 4, 2020 — 
A $6.5 million grant has been awarded to a University of Manitoba researcher by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to establish a new global health initiative dedicated to breast milk: the International Milk Composition (IMiC) Consortium.

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‘Untold stories’

February 3, 2020 — 
At an emotional ceremony on Jan. 31, a commemorative beaded quilt made to honour missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls was unveiled at the entrance of the Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Library at Bannatyne campus

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Lower income alone predicts poorer health in Manitoba kids, study reveals  

February 3, 2020 — 
Study published in journal Pediatric Research finds strong association between lower income and health disadvantages in kids and teens

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