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Summer School 2019: Thank you to everyone involved & Presentations available online now!

PHABC, SPHA, MPHA, YPHCoP and PHAC present the 10th annual public health summer school Simplifying Complexity: Public Health Approaches & Practice in Complex Systems July 4th & 5th, 2019   Thank you to everyone involved in our tenth annual summer school, “Simplifying Complexity: Public Health Approaches & Practice in Complex Systems” across western Canada. This…

Summer School 2019: One week left to register & session summaries now available!

PHABC, SPHA, MPHA, YPHCoP and PHAC present the 10th annual public health summer school Simplifying Complexity: Public Health Approaches and Practice in Complex Systems July 4th & 5th, 2019 BC Sites: University of BC, University of Victoria, University of BC: Okanagan, University of Northern BC Session Summaries Have Been Released! Registration is open now! Click here to register…

Hon. Chantal Petitclerc Statement on Public Health

Hon. Chantal Petitclerc: Honourable colleagues, I rise today to express my appreciation to our public health professionals, including those of the Canadian Public Health Association, for their leadership in the field. All over Canada, these professionals are concerned about our public health systems, which are in jeopardy. You may remember, twenty years ago, public health…

The Coalition for Healthy School Food

The Public Health Association of BC​ are proud new members of the Coalition for Healthy School Food​, supporting public investment in a universal, cost-shared school food program for all students across BC and Canada! To learn more about the #NourishKidsNow campaign, sign up for updates, or become a member organization yourself, go to www.healthyschoolfood.ca  

Webinar: “UBC’s Learning for Life: Teaching Kids to Navigate Online Health Information and Promoting Healthy Lifestyle Behaviours”

The Public Health Association of BC, the BC Health Literacy Network and the Centre for Collaboration, Motivation, and Innovation presented a 1-hour webinar plus Q & A. The webinar, titled “UBC’s Learning for Life: Teaching Kids to Navigate Online Health Information  and Promoting Healthy Lifestyle Behaviours” took place on April 24th, and we are pleased…

Surrey school leads country in vaccine donations to UNICEF Canada

During a presentation at Senator Reid Elementary in Surrey on Tuesday, April 23, students announced during an assembly that they had answered 56,970 question and donated 3,255 vaccinations to UNICEF Canada. Students in five classes at Senator Reid Elementary have been using Kids Boost Immunity (KBI), which uses quizzes to earn vaccine donations, since the beginning of the…