Tag: Lyme disease

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 …

Recent study provides further insight on prevalence of Lyme disease in BC Tick populations

Dr Muhammed Morshed, Program Lead for BCCDC’s Zoonotic Diseases and Emerging Pathogens, has published a scientific paper titled, “Surveillance for Borrelia burgdorferi in Ixodes Ticks and Small Rodents in British Columbia” in Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 15(11): 701-705. The research was conducted over a two year period, and it involved the collection of multiple species …