Canada is known for having one of the best health care systems in the world. Citizens and permanent residents have easy access to high quality, prepaid medical and physician services. Together with its fresh air and clean environs, quality produce and province-based health programs, learn how Manitobans enjoy active and healthy living to the fullest.
- Canada has a publicly funded health care system known as “Medicare”.
- The Health Sciences Centre is the largest hospital in Winnipeg employing around 6000 people.
- Research has shown that immigrants are less likely to take advantage of mental health services than non-immigrants.
- According to studies done by the Immigrant Health Program at the Elisabeth Bruyère Research Institute in Ottawa, immigrants and refugees are healthier than the general Canadian population when they arrive, but their health suffers after they start living in Canada.
Newest Health Care Articles
It’s time to finally go outdoors! Spring and summer ushers in the season for activities like gardening, hiking and camping…. Read more »
So you finally went back to your home country for a vacation! It must have been nice after all those… Read more »
Staying physically active in the winter months is essential to your health. I learned this the hard way during my… Read more »
Sadness during the holiday season? But it’s the most wonderful time of the year! While most of us will be… Read more »
Recent Health Care Articles, CLB3-4
When your doctor prescribes medicine, does he or she also explain how the drugs will help you? Do you ask… Read more »
After a check-up or medical consultation, your doctor may tell you to take medicine to ease your pain, heal whatever… Read more »
It’s easy to leave it all to our doctors when it comes to our health. After all, we consult them… Read more »
Is it your first time to visit a doctor in Canada? If you are anxious or nervous about consulting your… Read more »
You can see more simple English articles here.
This is a series of workshops related to health. Workshops 1 is geared towards CLB 3-4. Workshop 2 is geared… Read more »