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Healthy eating promotes health across the lifespan

Making healthy choices like healthy eating is bigger than your individual health–it can inspire others and lead to a healthier population too–and we want to help activate health in your community. We know you are very busy and eating healthy can be pricey sometimes, so we’ve made the first step to healthy eating for you. …

Newsletter #2: July 2019

Welcome to our second newsletter! You can view it here, and if you don’t want to miss the next one, you can subscribe today!

Health Promotion 101: Decoding Public Health

You have probably heard of health promotion. You may know a little bit about it. You might think of it as a way to change behaviours through social marketing, for example. But did you know the “discipline” of health promotion is actually about so much more? The definition of health promotion is “the process of …

Public Health Superheroes: a Live Podcast Event

Ever wonder what public health means? What the heck is a Public Health Superhero? Join the BCCDC Foundation for Public Health in partnership with Science World for a free public event to demystify, debunk, and decode public health. Meet BC’s very own public health superheroes from the BC Centre for Disease Control, who work tirelessly …

We’re so close to our goal!

We’ve been blown away by the generosity and support of our runners and donors. After just a month, our friends helped us reach our first goal of $2,000 and we had to set our sights higher. Now, we’re only $160 away from our stretch goal of $3,000. Reducing Harms: supporting solutions to the overdose crisis, …

Open Awards Program Spring 2019: Five successful applications in recent competition.

BCCDC Faculty interested in applying for funding, be sure to watch your email inboxes in late August; the next round of applications will be reviewed in October 2019. To see some of our past research successes, you can search the OAP tag in this blog section.

BCCDC Foundation Supports “Systems Change: Envisioning a Canada Beyond Prohibition”

On Wednesday May 15, 2019, the BCCDC Foundation was pleased to sponsor the free public event that was part of a 4 day event hosted by the Peter Wall International Research Roundtable that brought together key stakeholders with Canadian and International experts from multiple disciplines. The roundtable’s purpose was in part to develop a strategic …

BCCDC Foundation sponsoring “Systems Change: Envisioning a Canada Beyond Prohibition”

The BCCDC Foundation for Public Health is pleased to be a sponsor for a very important free public forum that will discuss new models for drug policy grounded in compassion, human rights, and public health. The event will take place on Wednesday, May 15th from 7-9pm at the SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts at …