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Nurses help Point Douglas to lead in HPV vaccinations

February 7, 2020 – It’s a fact that in the last 60 years, immunization has saved more lives in Canada than any other medical intervention. Vaccines have cut rates of diseases like diphtheria and measles by 100 and 99 per cent respectively since they were first introduced.

Winnipeg's growing population facing inequity in healthy living

December 18, 2019 – All five health regions across Manitoba released their Community Health Assessment Reports today, including the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA). The Winnipeg-based report highlights the city's growing population as one that is enjoying a longer life expectancy of nearly a full year more than it did five years ago.

Your health system update

November 28, 2019 – Statistical information from the Canadian Institute for Health Information was released today, which includes 32 indicators that help the WRHA to monitor our own performance trends over time, and benchmark ourselves against other health systems across Canada.

WRHA selects new President and CEO

November 22, 2019 – The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority’s board of directors is pleased to announce that Vickie Kaminski has been selected as WRHA’s new President and CEO.

Making home a priority in healing

October 22, 2019 – The Priority Home program is focused on keeping patients – specifically high-needs seniors – safe in their homes for as long as possible using community supports.

Big data, better health

June 3, 2019 – Local researchers are using artificial intelligence to mine complex statistical information and revolutionize the delivery of care.

Molecule mystery

May 31, 2019 – A Winnipeg researcher and her team are working to crack the case of a rare condition that robs some newborns of the oxygen they need to survive.

Closing the gap

May 10, 2019 – Collaborative effort seeks to improve oral health outcomes for Indigenous children.

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