Tag: Health Equity

Activate Health: Why #PublicHealthMatters

In light of Public Health Week recently, in this month’s Activate Health blog post, we talk about why #PublicHealthMatters more than ever for us, for you, and for everyone.

Newsletter #41: March 2023

New Pandemic Recovery Projects Helping BC Advance Equity and Community Resiliency, Women’s Health is Public Health: Advancing Equity, and more!

New Pandemic Recovery Projects Helping BC Advance Equity and Community Resiliency

We’ve been hard at work supporting pandemic recovery in our province. In this blog post, learn about some impactful projects we’re working on to advance equity and community resiliency in BC.

Women’s Health is Public Health: Advancing Equity

One’s gender identity is a major influencer over one’s health. Women and all genders should have the opportunity to reach their highest health potential. In this blog post, learn three questions to consider if you want to support gender health equity.

Newsletter #40: February 2023

This month, we’re excited to announce our new three-year strategic plan, where we share about the future of our organization over the next three years. Plus, Black History Month and health equity. Check it all out!

How Black History Month Promotes Health Equity

In our Black History Month blog post, learn five ways to get involved and promote health equity for Black Canadians in February and beyond. Plus, check out our list of resources for further learning.

Building on Lessons Learned: COVID-19 SPEAK 1 & 2 Survey Update

We’re thrilled to share that the research methods for the BC COVID-19 SPEAK Surveys 1 & 2 that we funded have been published in the Canadian Journal of Public Health.

Newsletter #37: November 2022

We’re excited to announce the launch of our new campaign! Plus, this Giving Tuesday, a generous donor is matching all gifts up to $5,000! Click over to read more in our November newsletter.

The Impact of Activate Health in 2021-22

Through Activate Health, we call on you to be a health ambassador for your community! Last year, through our blog posts, we wove many Activate Health principles into the conversation. Read on for highlights of some of our most impactful messages last year, and why they are very much still relevant to the health, resiliency, and recovery of our province today.

Vaccination: Our Strongest Tool in Our COVID-19 Toolkit

One of the clearest Activate Health messages we’ve had since COVID-19 vaccines became available, and one of the clearest ways we can each, as individuals, protect the health and safety of the population, is through vaccination—our strongest tool in our toolkit—true before COVID-19, and will remain true after COVID-19.