News Archive 2013
- Campaign Warns of Disease in Vancouver Gay Community
November 18, 2013
A new campaign has begun to increase awareness for gay and bisexual men that syphillis rates are at epidemic proportions in the lower mainland and to provide information on reducing transmission of this disease.
- HPV One-Time Vaccine Program Expanded
September 6, 2013
More young women can now receive protection from cervical cancer with an expansion to BC’s Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination program.
- Naloxone Program Helps Reverse Dozens of Overdoses
August 28, 2013
BC’s Take Home Naloxone program reversed 35 opioid drug overdoses in its first year, according to figures released by the BC Centre for Disease Control’s provincial harm reduction office.
- Keep Food Safe This BC Day Weekend
July 30, 2013
Family picnics and neighbourhood barbeques are popular in summer so the BC Centre for Disease Control provides tips to keep summer eating safe.
- Hepatitis: When in Doubt Get Tested
July 24, 2013
The following statement was issued by the BCCDC and BC Centre of Excellence for HIVAIDS to mark World Hepatitis Day, July 28.
- Hepatitis C patient care advanced with new info kit
May 23, 2013
In recognition of hepatitis awareness month, a set of nine new user-friendly print and electronic hepatitis C resources is now available from the BC Centre for Disease Control to help people affected by the condition, those at-risk and community services providers.
- Statement on H7N9 influenza
April 5, 2013
British Columbia's provincial health officer released a statement on H7N9 influenza in China.
- UBC and BC Centre for Disease Control new WHO Collaborating Centre
February 20, 2013
The World Health Organization (WHO) has designated the Division of Mathematical Modeling at the UBC Centre for Disease Control as the first WHO Collaborating Centre dedicated to bringing together complexity science and health systems decision-making.
- The facts on influenza and norovirus
January 17, 2013
The Ministry of Health and the Office of the Provincial Health Officer have issued an information bulletin with the facts on influenza and norovirus.
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