Category: Decoding Public Health

Activate Health: Be a LGBTQ+ Ally

We recently celebrated the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia, yet these so-called ‘phobias’ still exist today. In this blog post, learn how you can Activate Health by being a LGBTQ+ ally.

Looking Forward: How You Can Activate Health in 2021

While much is still out of our control, this year, let’s focus on what we can control–our individual actions. This is how positive change happens—one person, one decision, one action at a time–leading to collective impact.

Our ED Kristy Kerr Discusses the Social Determinants of Health on Recent Podcast

Our ED, Kristy Kerr, was invited on the Small Conversations for a Better World Podcast to talk about the Social Determinants of Health—to discuss the importance of understanding and addressing health inequities in our society.

Why voting is good for your health and our collective health

When making decisions about your voting direction, it’s important to think about what health means to you, and what you want the health of our province to look like.

Prevention 101: Decoding Public Health

In our Prevention 101 blog post, we share examples on how and why prevention works. Plus, five ways we can use our individual actions and voices to move towards a new way of thinking.

Decoding Public Health Infographics and Downloads

Here you’ll find downloadable infographics from our Decoding Public Health series.

Decoding Public Health: Other Resources

Looking for other information not covered here? Check out these other great resources!

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Social Justice and Public Health

Social justice and public health are intrinsically linked. Right now, the world is seeing how the need for improving social justice is reaching a boiling point. If we want to improve public health, we must engage in social justice now.

Social Justice and Public Health: Taking Action

Each of us has the power to create meaningful change that our world urgently needs. Here are 8 ways you can support social justice and public health right away.

When Two Public Health Emergencies Collide

BC is facing two concurrent public health emergencies: the overdose crisis, and the COVID-19 pandemic. How do we protect all British Columbians, especially vulnerable populations, in this context?