Health and Medicine
Health Information Series – Autism Gets Personal: Emerging Therapies From the Interface of Genes and Environment
Wednesday October 8, 2014, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Alice MacKay Room, Lower Level, Vancouver Public Library, Central Library, 350 West Georgia St.
On May 17, 2014, the Consortium and the BC History of Nursing Society co-hosted Dr. Margaret Scaia (University of Victoria) at the annual BC History of Nursing Society Luncheon at the Vancouver Lawn Tennis & Badminton Club. Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre.
May 27, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Alma VanDusen & Peter Kaye Rooms, Lower Level, Vancouver Public Library, Central Branch
Clara van Karnebeek – Riding the TIDE to Improve Outcomes for Children With Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and program hosted by Burnaby Public Library (Bob Prittie Metrotown Library)
Since at least the 1980s, much research, policy and practice in the field of physical education for girls has been trapped in a repeated lament that we have yet to find the solution to ‘the problem’ of girls’ lack of participation in physical education and consequent negative effects on their health and wellbeing. The narrative […]
Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by the School of Nursing. Five decades ago, the Canadian mental health system was turned inside out. Nearly 50, 000 beds were closed in aging provincial asylums, with patients following a new regime of short hospital stays, psychiatric drugs and community services. History in […]
Josephine Etowa – Strengthening Leadership in Community Health Nursing and Collaborative Partnerships
In today’s complex dialogues of an ever changing health care system, nursing leaders are being required to think and work across boundaries; both to build collaborative visions and to accomplish those visions together through joint goal setting and active pursuit of those goals. Having stakeholders share commonalities of purpose have been associated with productive environment […]
Geertje Boschma and Margery Hawkins – History, geography and ethics of health worker migration in Canada
“History, geography and ethics of health worker migration in Canada”, October 9, 2013 – 1.00PM to 2.00PM at the Tommy Douglas Library at the Burnaby Public Library (BPL)
Ilan Vertinsky – Health and Intellectual Property Rights: The Dynamics of Coordinated Compliance in the Provision of Pharmaceuticals to the Chinese People
Ilan Vertinsky explores the ways China interprets its international obligations to support the rights of its people to health and affordable basic medicines. He will discuss the various policies introduced to achieve the affordable medicine objectives and examine their effectiveness. He will then examine the apparent conflict between these objectives and China’s obligations under the […]
Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by the Vancouver Institute Lecture Series. Dr. Jerome Groopman is the Dina and Raphael Recanati Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Chief of Experimental Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and one of the world’s leading researchers in cancer and AIDS. He […]