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The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all Canadians, but isolated older persons have been especially hard hit over the past year.

This March will be the eighth annual Embrace Aging month taking place across the Okanagan.

The BC Ministry of Health is investing in BC Interior research universities to understand the harmful effects of COVID-19 and mitigate its impact on communities across the province.

A statement from the School of Nursing on Dr. Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond’s report on Indigenous-Specific Racism and Discrimination in BC Health Care
Statement from the School of Nursing, on In Plain Sight Report 

Why 2020 shone the light on our nursing professionals Even before the term COVID-19 was a household name, the World Health Organization had designated 2020 as the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. It was to be a year of celebration, milestones and recruitment opportunities to encourage more people to think about nursing […]

As the Canadian government plans for a mass inoculation campaign with the soon-to-be available COVID-19 vaccines, a UBC Okanagan researcher, together with more than 100 health researchers across the country, is asking the government to think globally, not locally.