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Friday, March 6, 2020 1:10 PM
To protect people in B.C. against novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and mitigate the impact of this illness on communities, the B.C. government and the provincial health officer have developed the British Columbia Pandemic Provincial Co-ordination Plan to respond to the evolving outbreak.
Sunday, December 8, 2019 1:15 PM
The Province is taking action to make work safer for health-care workers by committing $8.5 million over three years for a new organization that will address workplace safety.
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 9:00 AM
British Columbia’s school-based human papillomavirus (HPV) immunization program is dramatically reducing rates of cervical pre-cancer in B.C. women, according to a new study.
Saturday, May 4, 2019 11:15 AM
The BC Association of Farmers’ Markets has expanded the BC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Coupon program to help more lower income households access fresh, locally-grown, healthy food, thanks to support from the Province.
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 10:30 AM
The Ministry of Health is adding 50 new clinical pharmacists as part of primary-care network teams around the province.
Sunday, May 27, 2018 1:15 PM
Resident medical graduates and graduating nurse practitioners will be offered positions in the new primary care networks, announced Adrian Dix, Minister of Health.
Friday, April 7, 2017 8:00 AM
Children and families will have more opportunities to get involved with the YMCA, thanks to a total of $11 million in government funding.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 10:15 AM
Health Minister Terry Lake celebrated the substantial completion of the Joseph & Rosalie Segal & Family Health Centre, which will care for people with mental-health or substance-use challenges.
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 10:10 AM
The Province, in partnership with Vancouver Coastal Health and the VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation, announced a $102-million project for 16 new state-of-the-art operating rooms to be built at the Jim Pattison Pavilion at Vancouver General Hospital (VGH).
Wednesday, December 21, 2016 9:00 AM
On the surface, Tianna Richards has it all—a growing career as a doula, beginning her education in the midwifery program at the University of British Columbia, a great social life and community roots.