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Join iCON for the 2023 virtual Chinese Health Forum: “Healthy Living, Healthy Heart!”. This FREE online, interactive forum will take place on Saturday, November 18 and Sunday, November 19, 2023 (1:30 – 4:00 p.m. PT).

This forum was designed to help patients, their families and caregivers optimize their quality of life by empowering them with knowledge and resources to manage heart disease. Delivered in Cantonese, Mandarin and English. Free to attend.

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On Thursday, September 28, the Government of B.C. announced updated public health measures in health-care facilities to protect patients, residents in long-term care facilities, health-care workers and people during respiratory illness season.

To increase protections in health-care facilities in B.C., medical mask wearing will be required by all health-care workers, volunteers, contractors and visitors in patient care areas (including UBC faculty, staff and learners who operate in the mentioned areas) starting October 3.

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TEC 2023 has officially come to an end, and we want to extend our heartfelt gratitude to all the partners, sponsors, speakers, guests, and participants who made it a phenomenal event. Thank you for your valuable contributions and for being part of the transformative discussions around digital health.

While TEC 2023 may be over, the conversation continues. Stay connected with TEC for future updates, exciting announcements, and opportunities to further engage in the world of digital health. Visit the official website to stay informed and be a part of shaping the future of healthcare.

VGH Department of Emergency Medicine and UBC Digital Emergency Medicine are organizing a “virtual+” conference TEC Vancouver: Technologies in Emergency Care| May 13th-14th, 2022.
This is a conference looking at how innovations are currently being introduced into clinical care and emergency medicine, and what the future holds in BC and beyond.

TEC Vancouver 2022 will be a “Virtual+" conference.
• May 13 – choose to view the session online, or join us in-person at the Paetzold Auditorium (Vancouver General Hospital) for the sessions followed by a reception.
• May 14 will be virtual, and includes all sessions, access to the Exhibit Hall and networking opportunities.

Register here: TEC Vancouver 2022

This year, iCON is preparing to host a free Chinese Health Forum on Preventing and Managing Stroke. Given the prevalence of early stroke and heart disease, learning how to prevent, recognize, and treat the symptoms of a stroke can make a huge difference.

This event, taking place on Saturday, March 6, and Sunday March 7, 2021 is designed for seniors, families, and caregivers who are interested in learning about early detection, risk factors, treatment, and management of stroke.

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