Category: Blog Posts

Calling on British Columbians: Help Rapid-Response Efforts

We’re calling on all British Columbians to donate to the Emergency Response Fund to help the public health experts working to protect our population.

Pandemics: the Terminology

When we’re talking about pandemics, there’s a lot of jargon. Here’s some of the most common terms, explained.

Pandemics & How to Flatten the Curve

Pandemics are serious, but there’s simple things you can do to help stop the spread, and flatten the curve.

Emergency Response Fund

We’ve launched an Emergency Response Fund to support efforts to address COVID-19, and future emergencies.

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Activate Health: A Battle Cry for BC

A new year, a new way to think about health. 20x20x20: 2020, 20 days, 20 ways to Activate Health.

Joining Forces Against AMR

We teamed up with Science World and Antibiotic Wise for a free educational event about antibiotic resistance.

BCCDC Foundation Welcomes Two New Board Directors

The Foundation is excited and proud to welcome Doug Nelson and Ben Milne as our newest Board Directors.

First Novel Coronavirus Case in BC

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

A blanket of smoke: Wildfire smoke and infant health

They say that it takes 10,000 hours of practice to become an expert, which makes me an expert at worrying about wildfire smoke. Guest post by Dr Sarah Henderson.

Ending Conversion Therapy: Next Steps

Through the fall of 2019, we ran a crowdfunding campaign to support survivors of conversion therapy. We talked about it a lot. The campaign officially ended on December 31, and we’re so pleased to report that over $5,100 was raised to support this important health and social issue! Update as of February 2020: Thanks to …