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Continuing Professional Development Online Course from CPHA

The Canadian Public Health Association ( CPHA) has launched a free, accredited Continuing Professional Development (CPD) online course: Provide safer, more inclusive care for sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections.  It was developed for family physicians and other clinical care providers (including students/trainees) and is available now at https://learning.cpha.ca. The course was developed in collaboration with the…

PHABC is Hiring! – 1.0 FTE Administrative Coordinator (Victoria, BC)

The Public Health Association of BC is Hiring! Administrative Coordinator Victoria, BC 1.0 FTE   Overview Reporting to the Operations Manager with oversight from the Executive Director, the Administrative Coordinator is responsible for handling the clerical and administrative duties of the association. The Administrative Coordinator will support the Financial Officer and Operations Manager to ensure…

Message from the Governor General on the Occasion of International Youth Day

Today is #InternationalYouthDay and this year’s theme is Transforming Food Systems: Youth Innovation for Human and Planetary Health. Growing up, #GGSimon and her family lived off the land and hunted, fished and gathered food. Her message highlights the important role youth have in confronting climate change, which impacts everything from the air we breathe to…

New Regional Health Orders for the Central Okanagan

Due to a spike in cases, Interior Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak in the central Okanagan. Vaccines are easily available at drop-in clinics and events listed at gov.bc.ca/VaxForBC Until the region sees a drop in cases and higher vaccination rates, the following guidelines will apply: Masks are mandatory for all indoor public spaces. Non-essential…

Call for Nominations: Board of Directors 2021-2023 – Join us Today!

The Public Health Association of British Columbia Board of Directors Call for Nominations Now Accepting Applications for the 2021-2023 Term!!   Want to make a difference in British Columbia? Interested in creating safe, healthy and inclusive communities for all? Want to network with other like-minded individuals and advance the principles of public health in BC?…