Daily Media Digest March 8, 2019

UCalgary News
“… for Classification, Terminology and Standards, within the O’Brien Institute for Public Health at the University of Calgary, and leader in health service …”
TAGS: big data, Health data, disease surveillance


CTV News
“When I first started practising medicine, kids diagnosed with ALL or Acute lymphoblastic leukemia, had limited options for treatment and cure.”
TAGS: Dr. Marla Shapiro, children, cancer, treatment


UCalgary News
“The Major Innovation Fund supports research and innovation investments to attract and retain top talent that will support industries and local …”
TAGS: antimircobial resistance, research funding


UCalgary News
“A research group from the Cumming School of Medicine known as the WolbPack encourages undergraduate students to pursue research …”
TAGS: students, research


CTV News
“In 2017, researchers at Toronto’s University Health Network expanded a trial program for a technology called Irreversible Electroporation (IRE), …”
TAGS: pancreatic cancer, treatment, Irreversible Electroporation, Alex Trebek


UM Today (press release)
“Did you know that the University of Manitoba has more of Canada’s Most …. and a scientist in the Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba, …”
TAGS: International Women’s Day, Women’s Executive Network, awards


The Globe and Mail
“Women are not well-represented in research, and when they are included, the information isn’t reported in such a way that we can distinguish important data differences between the sexes.”
TAGS: women’s health, gender bias, health care


“… formally presented the eight-page report on Wednesday morning in Toronto, alongside federal Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor and Finance …”
TAGS: pharmacare, drug coverage