Here We Grow!

The BCCDC Foundation is very pleased to announce an addition to our team! We’ve hired Ms Katie Koncan to join us in the capacity of Senior Development Officer. Katie is an enthusiastic, focused, and dedicated team player who brings an interesting cross-section of relevant experience from non-profits in BC and Australia. From annual giving programs […]

Foundation as a Connector: Complex Chronic Disease Program

The excerpt below is from the Foundation’s 2017-18 Annual Report, which can be found in it’s entirety on the Foundation’s website    Generating Actions, Building Systems The Complex Chronic Disease Program (CCDP) at the BC Women’s Hospital and Health Centre, which has been extensively supported by the Foundation over the last five years, includes a […]

Important Conversations on Harm Reduction

On Tuesday, December 4, 2018, the BCCDC Foundation, in partnership with Science World and the BC Centre for Disease Control, hosted another public information session: this one to help the general public better understand harm reduction, including best practices and what is being done in Vancouver. Just prior to the panel discussion, a traditional welcome […]

Murder Mystery Fun…and Educational!

Originally posted on BCCDC’s website, with permission from the author Heather Amos of PHSA, here. The BCCDF Foundation for Public Health teamed up with Science World to host a murder mystery event for Halloween 2018! Attendees were tasked with using science to solve the crime. they had just two hours to identify the killer, poison, […]

Research Week 2018 – Full Schedule released!

The 11th Annual BCCDC Research Week is nearly here and the organizing committee is pleased to release the schedule of events for October 29-November 2. This year’s theme is “Good Data | Good Public Health” and emphasizes the importance of good data in public health. The BCCDC Foundation is proud to be an integral part […]