Tag: Activate Health

Activate Health Blog Posts

Go here to access all of our Activate Health blog posts. This page is updated regularly.

Another Election, Another Reason to Talk About Voting and Health

Last year, we wrote “Why Voting is Good for Your Health and Our Collective Health.” This year, as we face a federal election, we’re once again urging all eligible people to vote, especially young adults.

The Health of Our Planet Affects the Health of Our Population

Climate change is not only a public health issue, it’s a public health emergency. In this blog post, we share three ways you can Activate Health, and how, by your individual actions, you can help create a positive impact for the population.

Indigenous Health and Rights: Time for a Healing Way Forward

June is National Indigenous History Month, and we must work today, and for the future, on the hard truths and vital reconciliations—we must work toward healing. From a public health perspective, in this blog post, we share ways, through a collective commitment, that we can do this together.

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.

Vaccine Hesitancy: Foe of Healthy Communities

In this blog post, learn what drives vaccine hesitancy, how to beware of misinformation, how to strengthen vaccine confidence, and more.

2020: Looking Back at the Value and Impact of Activate Health

From staying up-to-date with your vaccination schedule, to washing your hands and using evidence-based information, we’ve all seen first-hand why these actions are so important. Join us as we look back at 2020 and look ahead to 2021 with an Activate Health lens.

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.

BCCDC Foundation Year in Review

We strive to improve the quality of life for British Columbians by investing in projects that improve health equity, supporting upstream solutions, and empowering people to take control of their health. This is how we’ve accomplished that over the past year.

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.