Category: Blog Posts

We’re Hiring: Director of Marketing and Communications (Hybrid)

We’re hiring a Director of Marketing and Communications who is passionate about the work we do at the Foundation, and is eager to provide strategic direction in the coordination and expansion of the Foundation’s reputation, influence, and impact as a public health charity. Click to learn more about the role, including how to apply!

Help Improve Public Health in BC: Join Our Board of Directors!

Apply to join our Board of Directors and help make a positive impact on the health of British Columbians. Read our blog post to learn more about this exciting opportunity, including how to apply!

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.

Monitoring the Effectiveness of SARS-CoV-2 Vaccines in British Columbia

We’re pleased to be funding and supporting groundbreaking COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness research coming out of the BC Centre for Disease Control. Read more about this novel research, what early work and recent findings have shown, how critical ongoing VE monitoring is, and why it’s imperative that we continue to fund and support research like this in order to ensure everyone is protected as we look ahead and learn to live safely with COVID-19.

Vaccines Work: 5 Ways to Activate Health

Vaccines work, saving millions of lives each year, yet they can easily be taken for granted. Since vaccines are so important, and it happens to be National Immunization Awareness Week, check out our blog post for how vaccines work, as well as five vaccine-specific ways you can Activate Health this month.

We Keep Growing: BCCDC Foundation Welcomes Two New Team Members!

We’re pleased to welcome two new staff to our growing team! Learn about Tracy and Maddie, and why they wanted to come work at the BCCDC Foundation, and the positive impact they hope to make in their roles.

Interview: Peer Health Mentors Work to Improve Connection to Hepatitis C Virus Treatment After Release from Provincial Prisons in BC

In a follow-up to her last guest blog post introducing Test, Link, Call Project (TLC), Dr Sofia Bartlett returns to share an interview she recently had with Peer Health Mentors Pam, Cheri, and Tammy at Unlocking the Gates Society (UTG).

Witnessing a War Unfold: Being Informed is a Show of Solidarity

We are devastated by Russia’s attack on Ukraine, and severe impacts this crisis has, and will continue to have, on the health and wellbeing of those living in Ukraine. While we’re not claiming to be experts on the situation, we can, in our small way, show our support. Read on for ways you can Activate Health and show your support this month.

BCCDC Foundation Welcomes Our New Board Treasurer

We’re excited to introduce you to our new Treasurer on our Board of Directors, Andrew Montgomerie. We also thank Carmond Ng, for serving as Treasurer on our Board of Directors since 2016.

Reflections: COVID-19, Looking Back and Ahead, Together

In a follow-up to her COVID-19 reflections piece in 2020, our Executive Director, Kristy Kerr, returns to share her reflections on living and working in the pandemic two years later.