|In September 2008, BC launched the HPV immunization program for girls in grades 6 and 9. The HPV vaccine is a safe, effective and important health initiative for women that will help dramatically decrease cervical cancer worldwide.
BCCDC maintains a Diseases and Conditions Index. This web-based health index gives you a quick and easy way to get complete and dependable information about communicable diseases prevalent in British Columbia.
|Nutritious, wholesome and safe food is essential to healthy living. In 2000, the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights declared that safe and nutritious food is one of the underlying factors of health – one of our "rights to health." |