- In 1999, there were 2,037 licensed doctors, today there are 2,242.
- In 1999, there were 70 medical school places annually, today there are 100.
- Grants are available for medical grads that stay in Manitoba.
- Grants are available for family doctors to specialize in emergency medicine or anesthesiology.
Better Health Care Facilities
- In 1999, 201 nurses graduated per year, today there are 818 per year.
- There are 1,300 more nurses practicing in Manitoba than in 1999.
- Nursing programs have been expanded at Red River College and the University College of the North.
More Innovation and Better Technology
- The $100 million redevelopment of the Health Sciences Centre is the largest such project in Manitoba's history.
- Brandon Regional Health Centre was expanded.
- The Westman Lab was reconstructed and modernized.
- The emergency room at Seven Oaks received an upgrade and expansion.
- St. Boniface General Hospital began construction on a state-of-the-art cardiac care centre.
- The Selkirk Mental Health Centre received a brain-injury unit and psycho-geriatric program in its redevelopment.
- Since 1999, 66 health care facilities have been expanded and modernized across the province.
- First gamma knife in Canada
- Access Centres - one-stop shops for health care and social services.
- More diagnostic tests - quadruple the number of MRIs and more than double the number of CT scans.
- Prostate Cancer Awareness program.
- Cervical Cancer Screening.
- Promoting fitness and healthy eating.
- 160 new ambulances with 100 serving rural and northern communities.
- Palliative care drugs covered by Pharmacare.