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Report recommends legally regulated heroin sales in BC

The BC Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU) has released a report that recommends the controlled regulation of heroin sales in BC.

PRESS RELEASE: New St. Paul’s Hospital officially moving forward

Improved access to life-saving health care is on the way to downtown Vancouver with the approval of the business plan for a new St. Paul’s Hospital.

First in Canada pilot project at St. Paul's Hospital ED to provide take-away treatment to opioid overdose patients

A leading-edge pilot project in the St. Paul’s Hospital Emergency Department, in collaboration with the VCH Regional Addiction Program, will provide opioid overdose patients with take-away doses of treatment upon discharge. 

Dr. Julio Montaner honoured with Senate medal

The Executive Director and Physician-in-Chief of the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS received the Senate 150th Anniversary Medal. 

Is it a heart attack? Study seeks to improve diagnosis and care for women

Dr. Karin Humphries, Scientific Director at the BC Centre for Improved Cardiovascular Health, is among the experts speaking at a Feb. 13 event on women's heart health.

Congratulations CIHR Fall 2018 Project Grant recipients

CIHR has announced the recipients of its Fall 2018 Project Grants and several PHC-affiliated researchers are among the successful principal investigators.

Join the 2019 PHC Practice-Based Research Challenge

The 9th annual competition is now open to point-of-care PHC staff.

Funding opportunity: Early Career Clinician Investigator Award

Applications are now open for the 2019 Early Career Clinician Investigator Award. This competition supports early career clinician investigators by providing resources that will help them explore questions identified in the early stages of their medical profession.

Yoga empowers youth dealing with depression, anxiety and PTSD

Yoga is gaining momentum as a therapeutic option for people with various physical and mental health issues and new research suggests its benefits extend to youth who have experienced trauma.

There's no cure for HIV, but we're working on it

Once considered impossible, many scientists now believe finding a cure for HIV is feasible and researchers at the BC-CfE, like Dr. Zabrina Brumme, are investigating some exciting strategies.

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