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Summer School 2017: Topic Introductions

PHABC Summer School 2017     Facing a Changing World: Transformative Leadership & Practice   With only 3 weeks left until our annual summer school, ‘Facing a Changing World: Transformative Leadership & Practice,’ we are pleased to share with you introductions to each topic we will be covering. We hope that you are as excited for the…

Transformative Leadership and Practice: What is it and why does it matter?

Facing a Changing World: Transformative Leadership and Practice   Summer School 2017     The Public Health Association of BC’s 8th annual summer school is fast approaching. This year’s school will take place on July 6 & 7, 2017 at the University of British Columbia, University of Victoria, University of British Columbia Okanagan, and University…

Raising the Profile of the Community-Based Seniors’ Services Sector in B.C

Raising the Profile of the Community-Based Seniors’ Services Sector in B.C.: A Review of the Literature     In B.C. our population is aging, and Statistics Canada estimates that by 2038 approximately 1/4 of British Columbians will be seniors. At the forefront of providing services to our aging population are municipal and non-profit community-based seniors’…

Save the Date! PHABC’s 8th Annual Summer School – July 6 & 7 2017

 8th Annual PHABC Summer School Facing a Changing World: Transformative Leadership and Practice July 6-7, 2017     There are four topic areas being presented in the upcoming PHABC’s Summer School 2017. Within these topics there will be examples of transformative leadership and practice, collaboration and community engagement, and impactful innovative solutions. Topics Child and…

Save the Date! PHABC Summer School 2017

Facing a Changing World: Transformative Leadership and Practice July 6-7 2017   Drawing practitioners of public health from all over the province, PHABC’s annual Summer School is BC’s leading forum for inspiration, sharing, and learning on public health and health equity at the individual, health care system, and community levels. Join us for our 2017 PHABC…

BC Election Blog: Poverty Plan a Prescription for Tackling Mental Illness

Poverty Plan: A prescription for tackling mental illness By: Amy Lubik, BSc (Hon), PhD   The Public Health Association of B.C. believes that one of the best places to start trying to curtail mental illness would be with a comprehensive poverty-reduction strategy. When one in five Canadians is experiencing mental illness at any one time, and B.C. has the…