Healthy People

First in a series of BC Food Security Gateway stories addressing the widespread food insecurity and poverty plaguing BC

This PlanH short video showcases the powerful work being done on the City of  Vancouver's ‘A Healthy City For All’ strategy - an integrated, multi-sectoral approach to collaboration towards a healthier city. The initiative includes 13 goals, with associated targets and indicators to track progress and outcomes over ten years. With goals including affordable housing for all, being and feeling safe and included, and being free to express ourselves, the strategy should make a dramatic difference in Vancouver residents' health and wellbeing in every area of their lives.

This PlanH short video showcases the amazing work being done in Chilliwack, Abbotsford and Hope to ensure that all children have a chance to form healthy habits early in life. These three communities are using a community-based participatory approach and common consistent messaging for kids to make the healthy choice the easier choice around healthy eating and physical activity.

The aim of Nelson at its best is to help residents, businesses and community leaders develop a long-term strategy to reduce poverty and make their community the best place it can be.

Dec 11 2016 - 7:30am to Dec 12 2016 - 4:00pm

Health and education sectors have different but complementary objectives: improving the health of learners contributes to improved learning outcomes; likewise, better education improves health.

The Public Health Association of British Columbia (PHABC) invites students, trainees and professionals from health, education and allied sectors! Register here.

PHABC is hosting its annual conference for 2016 in partnership with the BC Teachers’ Federation.

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