Daily Media Digest June 28, 2022

$30 million for patient-oriented research in Manitoba: Funding will strengthen patient voice in health research and health system
UM Today – University of Manitoba
“Manitoba patients, their families and caregivers will continue to have direct input into health research and what works best in the health-care …”
TAGS: Canadian healthcare system, Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR), University of Manitoba

Giving birth: towards greater cultural safety for Indigenous women

McGill University Health Centre
“Although it is intended to preserve the health of the mother and baby, evacuation comes at a price. It can cause psychological distress, breastfeeding …”
TAGS: Indigenous health, prenatal care, high-risk pregnancy, McGill University Health Centre

University of Regina receives $20 million to fund mental health research | Globalnews.ca

Global News
“The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) provided $20 million to the University of Regina today in an effort to support mental health.”
TAGS: mental health and addictions, front-line healthcare workers, Public Health Agency of Canada, University of Regina

Banting Research Foundation 2022 Discovery Award Winners

Banting Research Foundation
“The Banting Research Foundation is pleased to announce Discovery Award winners for 2022.”
TAGS: innovative health research, Canadian research, Banting Research Foundation

Children and youth need decisive action to improve their environmental health and well-being

Hill Times
“Environmental damage is not just a distant crisis they will have to deal with in the future; it is damaging the minds and bodies of children right now, and some will live a lifetime with the mounting impacts.”
TAGS: environmental health, pediatric health, Canadian legislation, Children’s Healthcare Canada

Cannabis legalization may have upped the number of older adults driving high

Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute (VCHRI)
“Older and male drivers were over-represented among those admitted to hospital in B.C.”
TAGS: tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), neuroscience research, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute