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World Mental Health Day: Working Together to Prevent Suicide

Every 40 seconds, someone loses their life to suicide. Join us, on 10 October, in “40 seconds of action” to raise awareness of the scale of suicide around the world and the role that each of us can play to help prevent it. https://www.who.int/docs/default-source/mental-health/suicide/flyer-40seconds-web.pdf?sfvrsn=5ba643c_2 Many have asked ‘What can I do?’ …  wear something purple ~ open…

The Health Literate Organization: An Overview of the HLHO-10

In 2012, Cindy Brach and colleagues published a discussion paper describing the 10 attributes of a health literate health care organization. In 2015, Chris Kowalski and colleagues published a new tool “The Health Literate Health Care Organization 10-item Questionnaire” or the HLHO-10 to assess those attributes. In this webinar we will review the development of…

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…