Indigenous-led research centre to address HIV among First Nations, Inuit and Métis

The rise in HIV and other sexually transmitted infections among Indigenous people in Saskatchewan and Manitoba is to be addressed by a new $2.9-million Indigenous-led research cent...

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How Dillon Taught Me that Building Community is a Clinical Skill

It is hot! I feel the sweat rolling down my face and arms as I try not to think about how hard it is to breathe.

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New national Indigenous health research plan prioritizes Indigenous-led agenda

Supporting Indigenous individuals and their communities to drive Indigenous health research is a key goal of the new five-year plan of the national Institute of Indigenous Peoples’...

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Researchers celebrate tri-council funding successes

Thirteen researchers within the College of Medicine have successfully received project grants from across the Tri-Council agencies — Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), ...

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Ambulances support USask Mozambique project

For expectant mothers in the African country of Mozambique, reaching medical services could mean walking up to 15 kilometres over sandy and difficult terrain.

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USask study on opioid use offers solutions

SASKATOON – Better coordination of existing services, a one-stop shop with supervised consumption, and a crisis response plan paired with a long-term provincial strategy are all ne...

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USask researchers awarded $4.9 million for Indigenous health research, HIV and cancer

Six College of Medicine (CoM) researchers with projects focusing on cancer, HIV and Indigenous health have received $4.85 million from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (C...

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How a three minute conversation can launch a research collaboration

Researchers and patients recently gathered at a speed-networking event hosted by the Saskatchewan Centre for Patient-Oriented Research. In Patient-oriented research – or POR – pati...

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Bourassa envisions exciting future for IIPH at U of S

Relocating the national Institute of Indigenous Peoples’ Health (IIPH) to the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) from Sudbury, Ont., opens up exciting opportunities for both the i...

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Midwifery linked to lower odds of birth complications for low-income women

New research from the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) and the University of British Columbia (UBC) is adding new evidence in support of midwives as a safe option for prenatal c...

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Medical school receives international ASPIRE award

The College of Medicine was recently recognized with a major award at a prestigious international conference.

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U of S to host CIHR Institute of Indigenous Peoples’ Health

The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) will soon become the new home of the Institute of Indigenous Peoples' Health (IIPH)—one of 13 institutes of the Canadian Institutes of Healt...

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U of S to host scholars from New Zealand

A delegation of a dozen Maori scholars and artists from New Zealand will visit the University of Saskatchewan campus later this month as part of an international trip to Canada.

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International ASPIRE award presented to U of S College of Medicine

SASKATOON – The College of Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan has been recognized internationally through the 2018 ASPIRE-to-Excellence Award in Social Accountability at th...

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U of S awarded $2.4M for Indigenous healthcare, stroke recovery, and cancer research

SASKATOON – Two Indigenous health initiatives are among four University of Saskatchewan (U of S) research projects awarded more than $2.4 million by the Canadian Institutes for Hea...

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U of S student wins CPHA award for researching Saskatoon children’s physical activity

This work holds the potential for helping the design and development of neighbourhoods that encourage active living in all seasons in the city.

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Incidence of epilepsy in Indigenous population double the national average

University of Saskatchewan (U of S) researchers have discovered that the incidence of epilepsy in the Canadian Indigenous population is twice that of non-Indigenous Canadians.

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New research partnership makes childbirth safer in Mozambique

As the world awakens to deep injustices for women globally, an ambitious project led by University of Saskatchewan researchers in Mozambique is striving to reset the course — reduc...

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Understandings of Colonization on Indigenous Health

To be completely honest, amidst the excitement of finding out that I’d be travelling to Canada to complete my second year placement, the first thing I googled was the schedule for ...

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Putting community food environments in the spotlight

Food environments may be a newer area of study, but they’re a subject that impacts the lives of millions of Canadians in both rural and urban areas

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