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Conference 2019: Call for Abstracts extended until September 23rd & Reminder to submit your nomination for the PHABC Board

Simplifying Complexity: Public Health Approached & Practice in Complex Systems Call for Abstracts extended until September 23rd! Reminder to submit your nomination for the PHABC Board   We’re hiring an Administrative Officer for our Victoria Branch!     Thank you to everyone who submitted an abstract for our upcoming conference, “Simplifying Complexity: Public Health Approaches…

Call for Nominations – PHABC Board 2019-2021

The Public Health Association of British Columbia   Board of Directors Call for Nominations 2019   The Board of Directors will begin accepting nominations for the following Director positions for 2019-2021. There is one Executive position: President (2-year term) and 4 Director-at-large (2-year term) positions available. Being a PHABC Director is an interesting and challenging opportunity, a terrific…

Introducing the national Coalition for Healthy School Food

Canada is ranked 37th of 41 countries on providing healthy food for kids, yet today we remain the only G7 nation without a federally funded school food program. The Coalition for Healthy School Food is a group of 70+ organizations advocating for increased federal investment in a universal, cost-shared, healthy school food program for all…

Handle with Care: Preserving Antibiotics Now and Into the Future

Last month, the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada released her 2019 spotlight report: Handle with Care: Preserving Antibiotics Now and Into the Future. They are seeking your input to help the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) understand how the Chief Public Health Officer (CPHO) of Canada’s Spotlight Report: Handle with Care: Preserving Antibiotics…