Manitoba Housing residents face challenges

December 10th, 2013 · No Comments · Health, Medicine, News Release, Nursing, Outreach, Peace and Justice, Research, Social Work, economics, human ecology

A student-led study on social housing by the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy (MCHP) at the University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine found that Manitobans living in social housing face challenges accessing information about services available to them. The survey-based study follows the 2013 MCHP report Social Housing in Manitoba, which analyzed health data on […]

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Fellowships in creative writing and oral culture

November 25th, 2013 · No Comments · Aboriginal, English, Environment and Geography, History, Indigenous, News Release, Outreach, Peace and Justice, Research, Students, arts, human ecology

Two University of Manitoba graduate students are recipients of fellowships that will enable their studies on the human face of Arctic sovereignty and an examination of Franco-manitoban identity.
The C. D. Howe Memorial Foundation Fellowships in Creative Writing and Oral Culture fund graduate students working in the areas of creative writing and/or oral culture. The recipients […]

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Report says Manitobans getting healthier, but…

October 25th, 2013 · No Comments · Health, Medicine, News Release, Nursing, Outreach, Research

A study by the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy (MCHP) at the University of Manitoba has found that most Manitobans are living longer and the prevalence of many diseases has decreased. However, the study, which measured the health of Manitobans and their use of healthcare services also found that the health of those living in […]

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Non-Acute Care Third Leading Cause for Hospital Bed Use, Occupying 264 Beds

September 27th, 2013 · No Comments · Medicine, News, News Release, Research

A study by the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy (MCHP) on hospital use in Manitoba found that patients designated as Alternate Level of Care (ALC) accounted for only 3.4% of inpatient admissions, but used 16.6% of all the days of hospital care provided. Patients designated as ALC are those who do not require acute care, […]

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Medical faculty kicks-off homecoming events

September 27th, 2013 · No Comments · Medicine, homecoming

Over 240 Faculty of Medicine alumni and guests from across North America will gather for the University of Manitoba Homecoming celebrations.
The first of many events is an Indigenous Achievement Homecoming Celebration. Rosemary Ackley Christensen, co-author of “Connective Pedagogy: Elder Epistemology, Oral Tradition and Community,” will speak at a book signing on Friday morning.
Mark Greene [MD/72], […]

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Using the Internet to bolster mental health

September 25th, 2013 · No Comments · Advisory, Health, Medicine, Outreach

On Monday, Sept. 30, Healthy Minds Canada (HMC) and its national research partners are hosting its fifth annual Open Minds Across Canada Mental Health Symposia, an event focusing on the mental health of Canadians.
This year’s theme — Using the Power of the Internet in Mental Health – will be addressed by two University of Manitoba […]

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Celebrating Indigenous Trailblazers

September 24th, 2013 · No Comments · Aboriginal, Alumni, Indigenous, homecoming

Tomorrow, September 25, the University of Manitoba and the University of Manitoba Aboriginal Students Association (UMASA) will host a special celebration and Traditional Feast at Migizii Agamik - Bald Eagle Lodge.
As part of Homecoming 2013 celebrations, everyone is welcome to join us for a full day of events where we will celebrate the University of […]

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