Category: What’s New

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.

Injuries are preventable – no, really!

In this guest post, Megan Oakey, Provincial Manager for Injury Prevention at the BC Centre for Disease Control, talks about why and how injuries happen, and how we can prevent them in the first place.

Newsletter #14: July 2020

In July’s newsletter, we introduce you to our new COVID-19 resource page, Decoding Public Health series on social media, shared successes, the Healthy Human, and more!

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.

COVID-19: Our Shared Experience, Our Shared Success

We thank every individual that’s played a role in protecting our population: from our donors, to the superhero staff at the BC Centre for Disease Control, to our provincial leaders, and to every person who has done their part to wash their hands, physically distance, and take precautions.

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.

Sign at a protest that reads "Fight today for a better tomorrow"

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.

BC COVID-19 Combat Collective

The BCCDC Foundation has joined forces with VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation, BC Cancer Foundation, and UBC to combat COVID-19 in BC.

Combating COVID-19 on a population level

Gifts to the Emergency Response Fund are supporting 3 phases of public health research at the BCCDC, which will keep British Columbians safe from COVID-19.