Are you ready to
eliminate stigma?


Emergency Response Fund
Support rapid response activities that will protect our population’s health from the current coronavirus outbreak, and future emergencies.
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

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

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

Calling on British Columbians: Help Rapid-Response Efforts

We’re calling on all British Columbians to donate to the Emergency Response Fund to help the public health experts working to protect our population.

Events

Addressing the Threat of Drug-Resistant Infections: Screening and Q&A

The BCCDC Foundation and Science World partnership continues! This time, we’re joined by Antibiotic Wise to present a free screening of the film “Resistance” followed by a Q&A. What: Screening of Resistance and expert Q&A. When: Wednesday, February 12, 2020 Time: 7:00 – 9:00 pm (doors at 6:30pm) Where: TELUS World of ScienceRegister for free …

Newsletter

Newsletter #10: March 2020

Please click through to read this month’s issue about what the BCCDC Foundation is doing in the face of COVID-19, and what you can do, to help during this public health emergency. This issue includes a message from the new head of BCCDC, Dr. Réka Gustafson. Subscribe here to stay up to date with our …

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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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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