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June 1, 2019 | News, Staff NewsTagged

The Manitoba Renal Program (MRP) Kidney Health Outreach (KHO) Committee discusses, develops and implements a strategy to increase awareness of kidney health and kidney disease prevention among Manitobans. This is achieved through collaboration, education, and sustainable partnerships.

Throughout the 2018 – 2019 year five meetings took place. The team reviewed and created new materials in addition to facilitating kidney outreach events throughout the year.

In total, KHO activities included:

Booth Exhibits

18

Presentations

12

People Reached

1,620

Kidney health outreach reached a variety of locations across Manitoba:

KHO activities has audiences of approximately:

General Public
At Risk Populations
Health-care providers
Stakeholders/Related Organizations

New outreach materials:

Many of the KHO materials were reviewed for updating and consistency. New handouts were developed to support the new messaging.

New materials developed this year included Kidney Health Plan booklets and a salt/sodium handout discussing blood pressure. These materials are now available at our booth exhibits and can be ordered through our website.

Feedback from newly implemented evaluations are showing overall positive feedback from all audiences. The KHO team has also mapped out a strategy for the next fiscal year.

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