Activate Health is a battle cry for British Columbians to shift the way we see, think about, and engage with health
Stigma against people who use substances is driving the overdose crisis; a public health emergency for BC and Canada
Asthma is the most common chronic childhood illness.
Experts are working to change that.
“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 –
Addressing Barriers to Sexually Transmitted and Blood Borne Infection (STTBI) Screening and Care in Prisons
In this guest blog post by Dr Sofia Bartlett, public health researcher at the BC Centre for Disease Control, learn about the work she’s doing in prisons to address the many difficulties in accessing testing and treatment for Sexually Transmitted and Blood-Borne Infections (STBBIs), both while in prison and while returning to the community.
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