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February 2019

The Promise of Team-Based Primary Health Care

February 1 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Health Sciences Association of BC 180 E Columbia St New Westminster, BC V3L 3E3 Canada
$5 – $55

The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, BC Health Coalition and the Health Sciences Association are pleased to invite you to a roundtable on community health centres on February 1, 2019: The Promise of Team-Based Primary Health Care The importance of Community Health Centres in BC's primary care reforms This is a half-day, invitational workshop that focuses on community health centres (CHCs). CHCs have been an effective but under-valued model for delivering community-governed, team-based primary health care for decades in Canada and the US. One of…

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The Importance of Community Health Centres: Scaling Up Team-Based Primary Care in BC

February 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Alice MacKay Room, Vancouver Public Library – Central Branch 350 W Georgia St Vancouver, BC V6B 6B1
Free

The BC Health Coalition, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and Health Sciences Association are pleased to present a public event on: The Importance of Community Health Centres: Scaling Up Team-Based Primary Care in BC Community Health Centres (CHCs) have been an effective model for delivering team-based, community-governed primary health care in Canada and the US for decades.  Last year BC's provincial government announced that CHCs will play a key role in BC's strategy for primary health care reform in the province. For…

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The Moose Hide Campaign Provincial Gathering and Day of Fasting

February 13 @ 7:15 am - 7:30 pm
Victoria Conference Centre, 720 Douglas Street
Victoria, British Columbia V8W 3M7 Canada
Free

The Moose Hide Campaign is a grassroots movement of Indigenous and non-Indigenous men and boys who are standing up against violence towards women and children. Wearing this moose hide signifies your commitment to honour, respect, and protect the women and children in your life and to work together to end violence against women and children. Join us on February 13, 2019, for the 8th Annual Moose Hide Campaign Provincial Gathering and Day of Fasting. People from across B.C. will be fasting…

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Food Literacy: From Concept to Practice

February 13 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

How does "Food Literacy" relate to "Health Literacy" and how do you implement it in practice? This webinar will showcase the topic of food literacy and present two current food literacy initiatives in British Columbia (Farm to School BC and Farmers' Market Nutrition Coupon Program). The webinar will begin with a background and introduction by Irv Rootman, Chair of the B.C. Health Literacy Networks. This will be followed by a discussions on Food Literacy—an evolving sub-concept of health literacy —…

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May 2019

Farm to Cafeteria Canada: National Conference May 15-17, 2019, Victoria BC

May 17 - May 19
Victoria Conference Centre, 720 Douglas Street
Victoria, British Columbia V8W 3M7 Canada

PHABC is pleased to be the local host agency of the 2019 National Farm to School Conference in May of next year in Victoria.   Overview Victoria, BC May 15 – 17, 2019 Join us as we INSPIRE, INNOVATE & organize for IMPACT to close the distance between farm and fork and bring more healthy, local & sustainable foods to the minds & plates of students, from pre-school to campus! Building on Changing the Menu: 2015 School Food Conference, the first-ever national…

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