Tag: 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.

Your Health, Our Commitment: Our New Campaign to Support Pandemic Recovery, Strengthen Public Health, and Build Resilient Communities For All

Our new campaign “Your Health, Our Commitment” is a call to move beyond pandemic response towards a brighter, more equitable future for all. Click over to learn more, and how you can support this important campaign.

COVID-19 Response: From Monitoring to Vaccination

“Detecting SARS-CoV-2 in BC’s Wastewater” and “Rapid SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine Research Initiative in BC” were two major COVID-19 projects we’re proud to have funded between 2020-2022. Click over to learn more about both.

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Expression Change Efforts (SOGIECE) Dialogue Event and Research

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Expression Change Efforts (SOGIECE), is a broad set of treatments, practices, or sustained efforts that aim to repress, discourage, or change a person’s sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression, also known as “conversion therapy”.

We BELIEVE, so we pause…

Transparency is one of our values, and this is us being transparent with you. Leadership is also one of our values, and our ED believes in modelling through honesty and openness. We invite you to come behind the scenes with us as she shares more about why we felt this was an important message.

Newsletter #13: June 2020

A message from our Provincial Health Officer Dr Bonnie Henry, COVID-19 research at the BC Centre for Disease Control, social justice, and public health are some of the topics we cover in our June newsletter.

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.

First Novel Coronavirus Case in BC

The first case of novel coronavirus, 2019-nCoV has been identified in British Columbia.

The Threat & Reality of Conversion Therapy in Canada

Guest post by Dr Travis Salway Assistant Professor, Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University Affiliated Researcher, BC Centre for Disease Control and Centre for Gender and Sexual Health Equity When I was a teenager, I did my best to hide the fact that I was gay. I had a girlfriend and a buzzcut and avoided talking …

Reflections on PHABC’s “Simplifying Complexity”

On November 14-15, we attended the Public Health Association of BC Conference, “Simplifying Complexity”, to connect with our like-minded public health peers who are doing amazing work and listened to fascinating presentations. An always-inspiring two days, talks showcased work ranging from substance use and the overdose crisis, to food security and safety, to wicked problems …