Media Advisory: U of M researchers look into the health status of Metis in
Manitoba

Research compares health of Metis to all Manitobans

WINNIPEG, June 23 /CNW/ - A report from researchers at the University of Manitoba's Faculty of Medicine, in collaboration with the Manitoba Metis Federation, found differences between the health status of the Metis population of Manitoba and the rest of the province.

The full report will be released at a news conference on Thursday, June 24.


Who:

Dr. Patricia Martens, Director, MCHP, University of Manitoba
Dr. Judith Bartlett, Director, Health and Wellness Department,
Manitoba Metis Federation
What: Profile of Metis Health Status and Healthcare Utilization in Manitoba: A Population-Based Study
When: Thursday, June 24, from 11:00 to 11:30 a.m.
Where:


Manitoba Centre for Health Policy
408, Brodie Centre
University of Manitoba, Bannatyne Campus
727 McDermot Avenue

The full report will be available on Thursday, June 24. If you would like an advance copy, contact Jack Rach, Communications Officer, Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, (204) 789-3669.

SOURCE UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA

For further information: For further information:

Jack Rach

204-789-3669

jack_rach@cpe.umanitoba.ca

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