Monthly Archives: December 2018

New PD Workshop Dates

Upcoming dates for Peritoneal Dialysis workshops for Health Care Providers are on February 21, April 18 and June 21. This 1 day workshop will provide participants with theoretical and learning lab experience for CAPD (Twin Bag) and Night Cycler/CCPD Demonstration with Questions and Answers.

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Webinar: Indigenous Languages – Determining public health outcomes in Canada

A webinar hosted by the National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health (NCCAH) in partnership with the Ontario Network of CAPC/CPNP Projects. Webinar Description In celebration of the United Nations 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages (IYIL2019), and in anticipation of Canada’s National First Nations, Inuit and Métis Languages Act, which is set come into effect…
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Manitoba has the Highest Rates of Kidney Disease in Canada

Newly released national data shows Manitoba leads the country in rates of end-stage kidney disease (ESKD). The December 2018 Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) Canadian Organ Replacement Register (CORR) report outlines the state of organ transplants and kidney failure in Canada. The 2018 report features data from 2008 to 2017 but excludes Quebec data…
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Brandon Expands Dialysis Services

Brandon Regional Health Centre announced the expansion of its dialysis services on December 17. Alongside its hemodialysis unit, the centre will now offer home peritoneal dialysis and home hemodialysis training and support for patients in the region. Manitoba Health Minister Cameron Friesen helped announce the new programs. “Right now, people have to travel or temporarily…
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MRP Journal Club Dr. Komenda Home Hemodialysis: A Manitoba Story (In Person or Telehealth)

Presentation takes place December 18th from 12 – 1 pm with in-person and telehealth options. Theatre B at the Basic Medical Sciences is booked for in-person viewing while the telehealth option is open – please check with you site team to see if a space has been booked.

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