MCHP Research Overview

This MCHP Research Overview page describes the services we provide, the research we do, how to work with us, and the types of publications and presentations arising from our 25+ years of research.

Services We Provide

The Manitoba Population Research Data Repository is a resource for researchers wishing to study the health and social well-being of Manitobans. MCHP staff can provide support for researchers in the following ways, and can tailor their support to the budget available:

  • provide accreditation and orientation for researchers and students planning to use the Repository;
  • assist and support researchers and students planning studies using the Repository;
  • assist and support you during the development of your research proposal and obtaining the necessary approvals for your research to proceed;
  • provide access to data in a secure environment by agreement;
  • provide analytical services for your research project; and
  • provide SAS training for researchers / project team who plan to conduct their own analyses

For more detailed information, see our Services We Provide web page.

Research We Do

The Manitoba Centre for Health Policy carries out research on the health and well-being of Manitobans.

Our researchers carry out research using the Repository under contract to the Manitoba Government through Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living and the Healthy Child Committee of Cabinet to provide analyses to support policy development or service planning. These studies usually take 2-3 years to complete and we publish 4-5 Deliverables (reports) annually. A list of Deliverables completed under this 25+ year contract is available here:  Deliverables List.

Centre researchers collaborate on large projects using the Repository. Two current projects include:

Centre researchers also run their own individual research programs using the Repository. This includes University of Manitoba Faculty researchers and external researchers from across Canada and internationally.

For more detailed information, see our Research We Do web page.

How to Work With Us

If you wish to use the Manitoba Population Research Data Repository, we encourage you to explore what data we have and discuss your project idea with Charles Burchill, Associate Director, Data Access and Use.

At this time, MCHP is offering financial support to researchers wishing to use the Repository through the MCHP Rady Faculty Research Support Fund.

For more detailed information, see our How To Work With Us web page.

Publications and Presentations

MCHP researchers and students have published more than 900 journal articles, reports and abstracts from research carried out using the Repository. We have produced over 125 Deliverables for a variety of Manitoba government departments.

In addition, MCHP researchers and students present their research to a range of audiences at local, national and international workshops, forums and conferences.

For more detailed information, see our Publications and Presentations web page.


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