Recent News

BC Community Health Profiles are now available to inform municipal-level decision making for healthier communities.

The data and figures are presented at the municipal level, providing an overview of multiple health and well-being indicators for a geographic area. Each profile includes information about demographics and health statistics unique to your community, factors that influence community health and well-being and provincial comparisons.

Find your Community Health Profile on our Health Data page.

PHABC is pleased to announce the Call for Abstracts for the upcoming Annual PHABC Fall Conference in December 4th and 5th, 2014 at the Sheraton Airport Hotel, Richmond BC.

This year’s Conference title is:

“Shared Prosperity for Health and Well-Being: A Collaborative Dialogue between Business and Public Health”

The conference has a particular focus on how public health leaders and the private or business sector can partner around the mission of creating the conditions for health and well-being for all.

The First Nations Health Authority and the Ministry of Health released the first edition of the BC Elders’ Guide on July 8, 2014. This unique health and lifestyle resource is based on the BC Seniors’ Guide and is specifically designed for First Nations and Aboriginal Elders.

Funding Opportunity

Enabling Accessibility Fund is designed to provide funding for projects that improve accessibility in communities across Canada. From Employment and Social Development Canada.

Deadline: August 1, 2014 at 11:59 pm EST (9:00 pm PST).

Projects may include:

Learn about LIRN BC workshops!  And find an event in your community for National Aboriginal Day (FNHA Aboriginal Day of Wellness) on June 21st!

On Friday May 9th, the Alberni-Clayoquot Health Network (ACHN) hosted the PlanH Health is Everyone’s Business Workshop in Port Alberni.

Click here to read this month's PlanH eNews!

The more one understands what is really on the table, the more willing one is to dig in! Food for Thought: Progressive Governance Forum 2014 was a feast of inspiration!

Silos to Systems Workshop enabled Comox Valley participants to strengthen their approach to resolving complex community health issues.