Manitoba Health has released the 2022 Health Status of Manitobans Report, written by the Office of the Chief Provincial Public Health Officer to provide an overall assessment of the current health status of Manitobans.
An expanded program aimed at helping Manitobans who make the choice to quit smoking is now available provincewide, providing counselling, nicotine replacement medications and other supports.
The Manitoba government has reached an agreement with Shoppers Drug Mart to provide free menstrual products to schools and other agencies to improve accessibility and reduce period poverty.
The Manitoba government has announced that it is investing an additional $1.3 million to support the Child Nutrition Council of Manitoba in delivering school nourishment programs.
Manitoba Health wants to ensure parents and caregivers of babies using medically necessary specialty formula are aware it can often be obtained by special order at pharmacies.
A comprehensive epilepsy program being established in Manitoba will offer life-changing surgery within the province for adults living with the chronic neurological condition.
The Manitoba government has launched its first health-related social impact bond, Quit Smoking with Your Manitoba Pharmacist, to support thousands of people in becoming non-smokers.
The province is providing $300,000 to support an expansion of the Tobacco Quit Card and Counselling Program to all regional health authorities in Manitoba.
The province has announced that Dr. David Matear, CEO of Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority (IERHA), is joining the health incident command team as health system co-lead.
The Manitoba government has signed agreements and put new initiatives in place to build capacity for women’s health, diagnostics and spine surgery since the launch of the Diagnostic and Surgical Recovery Task Force in December.