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April 2017

Diabetes Educator Course, Vancouver 2017

April 24 - April 26
Best Western Plus Chateau Granville Hotel & Suites & Conference Centre,
British Columbia Canada

  Registration is now available: https://ubc.eventsair.com/decvs2017/decregis/Site/Register Course Description Diabetes is an emerging epidemic. No matter what area of healthcare you work in, you will encounter people affected by diabetes. New approaches to diabetes management are continuously appearing. This comprehensive course is for health professionals from a variety of disciplines who face diabetes in practice. The goal is to update your understanding of the complexities of diabetes care, and learn effective approaches to educate those affected by diabetes. It is an…

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Poverty Reduction Plans Work! Talk on the success of Newfoundland’s poverty reduction strategy

April 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Vancouver Public Library,
350 West Georgia

“Overcoming poverty is not a task of charity, it is an act of justice. Like Slavery and Apartheid, poverty is not natural. It is man-made and it can be overcome and eradicated by the actions of human beings. Sometimes it falls on a generation to be great. YOU can be that great generation. Let your greatness blossom.” Nelson Mandela     Join Dan Meades, provincial co-ordinator for the Transition House Association of Newfoundland and Labrador, for a presentation on the success…

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Webinar: Critical Race Theory and its Implication for Indigenous Cultural Safety

April 27 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Presenter: Dr. Verna St. Denis April 27, 2017 10:30am - 12:00pm PST 1:30 - 3:00pm EST   To register for the webinar, please Click here   About the Presenter:   Dr. Verna St. Denis is Cree and Métis from Beardy’s and Okemasis First Nation, Saskatchewan who specializes in anti-racist approaches in education. She received her PhD in Anthropology of Education from Stanford University, and is currently Professor in the Department of Educational Foundations at the University of Saskatchewan with expertise in methodologies.…

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May 2017

Science-Based Innovation Training

May 16 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Eugene, OR United States

Join us for a one-day training on the Frontiers of Innovation approach to program development and evaluation The Center on the Developing Child is pleased to be hosting its second Science-Based Innovation Training this spring, and registration is now open. Participants from a broad range of settings are encouraged to attend, including program developers and anyone who works with (or is in a position to support) young children or their families. This one-day training will provide participants with an overview…

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Global Health in a Changing Environment: A Conversation with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Canada

May 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Camosun College Lansdowne Campus – Gibson Auditorium, Young Building,
3100 Foul Bay Road
Victoria, British Columbia V8P 5J2 Canada

Global Health in a Changing Environment: A Conversation with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Canada Special Guest: Emily Fister from the David Suzuki Foundation       As the speed and trajectory of climate warming accelerates, human health is increasingly impacted. This creates both urgent humanitarian concerns and opportunities for individuals, societies and communities to respond. For decades, MSF has been providing humanitarian assistance to people impacted by war, epidemics, and natural and human-caused crises. To better prepare for…

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Vancouver’s Drug Crisis: Breaking Down Stigma

May 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, SFU Woodwards Building,
149 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada

Vancouver's Drug Crisis Breaking Down Stigma   The City of Vancouver and Mayor Gregor Robertson invites the publis to hear more about the overdose crisis. Learn more about this crisis is happening, what needs to be don and how it's a matter of life and death. The event is open to anyone who wishes to attend   Speakers: Andrea Woo (moderator), Reporter for the Globe and Mail Dr. Patty Daly, Chief Medical Health Officer, VCH Jennifer Breakspere, Executive Director of…

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