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Better health through promotion, protection & prevention

The BC Centre for Disease Control, a program of the Provincial Health Services Authority, provides provincial and national leadership in disease surveillance, detection, treatment, prevention and consultation.


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COVID-19 vaccines for children: ‘It’s just something that we do to protect them’COVID-19 vaccines for children: ‘It’s just something that we do to protect them’Why one family decided to vaccinate their two children against COVID-19.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2022/covid-19-vaccines-children2022-09-14T07:00:00Z
Nothing about us, without us.Nothing about us, without us.On this International Overdose Awareness Day, Charlene Burmeister, harm reduction worker, reflects on a decade of working in the field and shares her thoughts on challenges and what keeps her going.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2022/charlene_burmeister_ioad20222022-08-31T07:00:00Z
Safer supply is part of a continuum of careSafer supply is part of a continuum of careResearchers with the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) are working to better understand the implementation and outcomes of providing a regulated supply of drugs to people who are at risk of overdose. http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2022/safer-supply-research2022-08-29T07:00:00Z
BCCDC gets funding to make testing accessible for remote communitiesBCCDC gets funding to make testing accessible for remote communitiesThree BCCDC projects receive $1 million in funding from the Public Health Agency of Canada to advance COVID-19 and sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections testing in remote, rural or Indigenous communitieshttp://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2022/bccdc_gets_funding_for_testing2022-08-25T07:00:00Z
Early hepatitis C treatment key to lowering risk of cancerEarly hepatitis C treatment key to lowering risk of cancerFor World Hepatitis Day on July 28, BCCDC urges people diagnosed with Hepatitis C to seek treatment.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2022/world-hepatitis-day-20222022-07-28T07:00:00Z

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