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KidsBoostImmunity Debuts in Scotland

The KidsBoostImmunity program is now being utilized across Scotland. KBI was recently featured on STV news, including an interview with an S1 teacher at Leith Academy and Scotland’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Catherine Calderwood. You can watch the clip here: https://twitter.com/NHSImmuniseScot/status/1214537090811285504

Electronic Petition to ask Canadian government to denounce the human right abuses in Chile: Deadline to sign the petition is the Friday the 10th.

We are asking PHABC members to consider:   Signing the House of Commons electronic petition: English:  https://petitions.ourcommons.ca/en/Petition/Details?Petition=e-2302   French: https://petitions.noscommunes.ca/fr/Petition/Details?Petition=e-2302   Any Canadian citizen or resident can sign (no age minimum), even if you are living abroad. It only takes 2 minutes.   Sharing the e-petition on your social media and/or via email to friends, family and colleagues.

PHABC Year in Review – 2019

  Happy Holidays from the Public Health Association of BC!   As we look to the new year we want to share our highlights from 2019     Charitable Status: Canada Revenue Agency formally notified PHABC of its successful application for charitable status. PHABC is now a registered charity, the culmination of a two-year effort….

Electronic Petition to ask Canadian government to denounce the human right abuses in Chile

Following up on the PHABC conference last month discussion related to health inequalities and human right violations in Chile, Paola Ardiles, Past President of PHABC, met with the Policy Advocacy Research and Communication Committee to obtain permission to circulate an electronic petition to the House of Commons to ask Canadian government to denounce the human…

Promoting Indigenous Women’s Heart Health

Promoting Indigenous Women’s Heart Health   Dr. Annalijn Conklin at UBC shares this beautiful brochure “Promoting Indigenous Women’s Heart Health: Lessons from Gatherings with Elders and Knowledge-Holders.”   It summarizes the problems of heart diseases in Indigenous communities, how knowledge was shared, and the important lessons learned. It also provides a map going forward.  …

Priority Health Equity Indicators for B.C.: Preventable and Treatable Premature Mortality – Report

Priority Health Equity Indicators for B.C.: Preventable and Treatable Premature Mortality – Report   I am pleased to announce the release of our new report Priority Health Equity Indicators for British Columbia: Preventable and Treatable Premature Mortality. Please click the links below.   Priority Health Equity Indicators for BC report Priority Health Equity Indicators for…