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Scotiabank Half Marathon & 5K

On Sunday, June 23, the BCCDC Foundation is participating in the Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon and 5K, and we want you to join us! For the first time, we’ll be putting on our running shoes as part of the Charity Challenge to raise funds for the BCCDC Foundation, the charitable partner of the BC Centre for …

BCCDC Foundation sponsoring “Systems Change: Envisioning a Canada Beyond Prohibition”

The BCCDC Foundation for Public Health is pleased to be a sponsor for a very important free public forum that will discuss new models for drug policy grounded in compassion, human rights, and public health. The event will take place on Wednesday, May 15th from 7-9pm at the SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts at …

Healthy eating promotes health across the lifespan

Making healthy choices like healthy eating is bigger than your individual health–it can inspire others and lead to a healthier population too–and we want to help activate health in your community. We know you are very busy and eating healthy can be pricey sometimes, so we’ve made the first step to healthy eating for you. …

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We’re excited to share some of the projects we’ve funded in the past…stay tuned!

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 …

Call for Applications for Spring 2019 OAP Competition is Now Open!

Are you a faculty member at the BCCDC/BCPHL with a new research question that you’d like to pilot to see if it can be developed further or are you looking to help fund a workshop or for travel funding? If so, you’re in luck; the BCCDC Foundation Open Awards Program (OAP) competition for Spring 2019 …

BCCDC Foundation as a Connector: Molecular Epidemiology of TB in BC

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 . Led by Drs Jay Johnston and Jennifer Gardy, Molecular Epidemiology of TB in BC was a five-year project funded by the Foundation that recently wrapped up, and with our support the team was able …

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 …