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Third annual Overdose Action Exchange gives organizers hope<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Mark%20Gilbert%20ODAX%202.jpg?RenditionID=3" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Third annual Overdose Action Exchange gives organizers hopeThe message of the third annual Overdose Action Exchange meeting on June 8 in Vancouver was clear: enough overdose deaths.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/third-annual-overdose-action-exchange-gives-organizers-hope2018-06-15T07:00:00Z
Wanted: Leaders for a TB-free world<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/TBWHOgraphic.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Wanted: Leaders for a TB-free worldEvery year, health professionals and the organizations they represent recognize World TB Day on March 24. http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/world-tb-day2018-03-20T07:00:00Z
BCCDC Profiles: Maggie Wong, Processor, Health Records<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/maggie_wong_profile.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BCCDC Profiles: Maggie Wong, Processor, Health RecordsBCCDC Profiles provides a snapshot of some of the talented people who work at our agency – who they are, what inspires them, and where they see the future of public health.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bccdc-profiles-maggie-wong2017-12-27T08:00:00Z
Influenza (flu) vaccine<img alt="" src="/resource-gallery/PublishingImages/immunizer_w_teen.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Influenza (flu) vaccineInfluenza is a serious illness. Those already hospitalized – especially the very young, people with compromised immune systems and the elderly – are highly susceptible to influenza, and each year there are around 3,500 flu-related deaths in Canada. http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/influenza-(flu)-vaccine2017-12-05T08:00:00Z
BCCDC Profiles: Dr. Muhammad Morshed, Program Head Zoonotic Diseases & Emerging Pathogens<img alt="" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/morshed2.jpg?RenditionID=3" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BCCDC Profiles: Dr. Muhammad Morshed, Program Head Zoonotic Diseases & Emerging PathogensBCCDC Profiles provides a snapshot of some of the talented people who work at our agency – who they are, what inspires them, and where they see the future of public health.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/muhammad-morshed-profile2017-10-31T07:00:00Z
BCCDC Profiles: Charito Gailling, Project Manager, Population and Public Health<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Gailling_profile3.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BCCDC Profiles: Charito Gailling, Project Manager, Population and Public HealthBCCDC Profiles provides a snapshot of some of the talented people who work at our agency – who they are, what inspires them, and where they see the future of public health.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/charito-gailling2017-09-22T07:00:00Z
I Boost Immunity earns 500,000 vaccines for kids<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/IBoost500000_2.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />I Boost Immunity earns 500,000 vaccines for kidsWe've done it!http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/500-000-vaccines2017-09-14T07:00:00Z
BCCDC Profiles: Dr. Jennifer Gardy, Senior Scientist, Molecular Epidemiology<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/JGardy-3.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BCCDC Profiles: Dr. Jennifer Gardy, Senior Scientist, Molecular EpidemiologyBCCDC Profiles provides a snapshot of some of the talented people who work at our agency – who they are, what inspires them, and where they see the future of public health.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/jennifer-gardy-profile2017-08-11T07:00:00Z
Travelling to Europe? Make sure you are immunized against measles<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/travel_photo.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Travelling to Europe? Make sure you are immunized against measlesThe BC Centre for Disease Control advises British Columbians to review their immunization status prior to travel.http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/make-sure-you-are-immunized-against-measles2017-05-12T07:00:00Z
BCCDC, the Pacific AIDS Network and Community and Health Authority Partners release report on the estimated sizes of key populations for HIV and HCV prevention<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/population_image_icons_small.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BCCDC, the Pacific AIDS Network and Community and Health Authority Partners release report on the estimated sizes of key populations for HIV and HCV preventionhttp://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bccdc-and-partners-release-report-of-populations-for-hiv-hcv-prevention2017-02-22T08:00:00Z

 
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