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 –
Our understanding of the social determinants of health has expanded over the past few decades. In this guest blog post, learn about how public health experts at the BC Centre for Disease Control are finding new ways to help people understand this important public health concept.
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