Are you ready to
eliminate stigma?


Outbreak Response
​COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund
​Help experts at the BC Centre for Disease Control carry out the research to protect British Columbians from COVID-19.
Overdose Response
Compassion, Inclusion, & Engagement
Help frontline peers lead overdose prevention & harm reduction across BC during COVID-19.
Activate Health
Are you ready to Activate Health?

Activate Health is a battle cry for British Columbians to shift the way we see, think about, and engage with health

Eliminate Stigma
Are you ready to eliminate stigma?

Stigma against people who use substances is driving the overdose crisis; a public health emergency for BC and Canada

Prevent Asthma
Are you ready to prevent asthma?

Asthma is the most common chronic childhood illness.
Experts are working to change that.

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Who We Are

The BCCDC Foundation for Public Health leads efforts to improve public health in BC by developing and supporting evidence-based initiatives that have an immediate impact on the health of British Columbians. We see prevention and health promotion as the keys to keeping our population safe and healthy.

What We Do

We pursue and achieve positive health for our province. One way is by forming active partnerships with aligned individuals, non-governmental organizations, governments, and businesses. Our primary partner is the BC Centre for Disease Control.

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Message From Our Director

“By advancing our mandate in prevention and health promotion, by fostering equity and recognizing positive health is also inclusive of our place in the world around us, and by placing a healthy human at the core of our vision, I believe we can truly make a difference in the health outcomes of BC and beyond. I hope you will join us on the journey.”

– Kristy Kerr, Executive Director –

What’s New

Blog Posts

A New Partnership to Fund Priority Research on COVID-19 Vaccination in BC

In a new and unique partnership with Genome BC and the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research, we’re proud to announce that we’re funding 9 new rapid-response vaccine research projects addressing COVID-19 vaccine research priorities and knowledge gaps in real-time.

Events

Due to COVID-19…

Our in-person events have been put on hold. Please see our Events page to view all our past events.

Newsletter

Newsletter #24: May 2021

A New Partnership to Fund Priority Research on COVID-19 Vaccination in BC, Cats Needed for BC Centre for Disease Control Study, and much more in our May newsletter. Check it out!

Our Priorities

We work in partnership with the BC Centre for Disease Control on key public health priorities.

Sparking Conversation

Public health stories and ideas that are important for your community

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By joining our email list you will receive our monthly newsletter and other updates.

Other Ways To Get Involved

Donate

With the help of our donors, the BCCDC Foundation supports efforts to improve public health in British Columbia. We are committed to funding work that is evidence based, and that has an immediate and measurable impact on the health of British Columbians.

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Events

The BCCDC Foundation for Public Health is launching a series of events and content to help guide you to Activate Health in your community.

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Our Funders

We’re deeply grateful for the generosity of our private and public funders.

     Vancouver Foundation      Pfizer Canada Inc.      Sanofi Pasteur Ltd.      Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd.      GlaxoSmithKline Inc.      Pacific Blue Cross      Merck Canada Inc.      Pendopharm Inc      Gilead Sciences Inc.      AbbVie      Provincial Health Services Authority      British Columbia Ministry of Health      British Columbia Ministry of Agriculture      Vancouver Coastal Health      LifeLabs

Contact Us

655 W 12th Ave, Vancouver, BC V5Z 4R4

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