A new multi-million dollar maternal, newborn and child health program developed by the Centre for Global Public Health (CGPH) in the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Medicine will be announced tomorrow at the Bannatyne Campus.
This project, funded by the Canadian International Development Agency, the Canadian Foodgrains Bank, and the University of Manitoba, will bring together student researchers, international health experts, and non-government organizations to reduce preventable maternal and child deaths.
The funding will be used to create programming that addresses issues in health service delivery, nutrition, and prevention of diseases that kill mothers and their children around the world.
What: Major Funding Announcement
When: Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at 11:00 a.m.
Where: Atrium, John Buhler Research Centre, Bannatyne Campus
715 McDermot Avenue, University of Manitoba
For more information contact Ilana Simon, director of communications and marketing, Faculty of Medicine, at: 204-789-3427 or 204-295-6777, or email: email@example.com
Founded in 1883 as Western Canada’s first medical school, the University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine has graduated more than 9,000 physicians who have become influential medical leaders, world renowned health researchers and dedicated doctors. As Manitoba’s only medical school, the U of M Faculty of Medicine has educated and trained the majority of our province’s physicians.