News & Events

Manitoba Organ and Tissue Donation Task Force’s Report

Manitoba Renal Program (MRP) is pleased to see the release of the Manitoba Organ and Tissue Donation Task Force’s report this week and appreciated the opportunity to participate in the groundwork that helped frame these recommendations. Since 2010, the number of people needing life-sustaining dialysis has increased by more than 35 per cent.  “When dialysis…
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MRP Using Innovative New Peritoneal Dialysis Equipment

In the fall of 2017, Manitoba Renal Program began piloting the use of a new home peritoneal dialysis (PD) machine. The new machine operates overnight while users sleep and has features such as a large touch screen, visual aids and voice prompts as well as the ability to community remotely with nurses in Winnipeg. The…
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I-KHealth Analyzing Approaches to Rural & Remote First Nations Kidney Health Care

A five-year research project focusing on the impact of kidney disease in rural and remote First Nations communities in Manitoba has received $1.5 million in funding from the federal government’s Canadian Institutes of Health Research. The ‘Improving responsiveness across the continuum of kidney health care in rural and remote Manitoba First Nation communities’ (I-KHealth) project…
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Nurses Week 2018

MRP Nurses work closely with patients throughout a life-changing journey of being diagnosed with kidney disease and living with kidney failure. Our whole renal team works tirelessly to ensure patient care is the priority. From educating patients entering our program and helping patients pick a dialysis modality to providing care several times a week –…
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March Campaign

This past March we launched our Kidney Coach campaign in partnership with The Kidney Foundation of Canada Manitoba Branch. The Kidney Coach website encourages using the ‘kidney health playbook’ which details eight ways to keep kidneys healthy. We also encouraged people to submit their own ‘kidney coach’ photos and use hashtags on social media. We…
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Registration Open for Spring Session of Lean Keen Kidney Machines

MRP patients can sign up for our spring session! Lean Keen Kidney Machines is a program that helps people living with kidney disease learn how to incorporate more activity into their lives. All skill/activity levels welcome!

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