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.
First Nations and other residents in Metro Vancouver will have increased access to culturally safe and appropriate primary health care thanks to the Province and First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) supporting expansion of the Lu’ma Medical Centre.
The Province is taking action to further increase the number of qualified health care assistants in British Columbia to continue improving care for seniors.
People in the Comox Valley will soon have access to a new long-term care facility that will provide 126 publicly-funded long-term and hospice care beds.
Improved access to long-term care homes for seniors in South Vancouver is on the way as plans are moving forward for the new Dogwood Lodge.
Dr. Bonnie Henry, provincial health officer, has confirmed the first probable case of a vaping-related illness in B.C.
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