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September 30th, 2019 (8:30-9:30am) at Diamond Head Health Care Centre, Room #2263, Vancouver General Hospital

In this third of a series of rounds, please join us to explore the harmonization of traditional Indigenous practices in healthcare delivery settings from hospitals to primary and community care. If you have any questions please email

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Are you interested in how technologies can be used to solve real life challenges in emergency health services? Join us at the TEC - Technologies in Emergency Care - Vancouver Conference on November 2, 2019.

UBC Digital Emergency Medicine and the Department of Emergency Medicine at VGH is pleased to host this inaugural conference at the Paetzold Auditorium at Vancouver General Hospital.

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Interested in learning about technology innovations in our health system? Join us at the Vancouver Convention Centre on May 28th, 2018 for a free event exploring how innovative technologies are changing the landscape of health care, impacting patients, health care providers, policy makers and industry partners alike. Discover how these innovations can benefit patient care, locally and globally.

iCON is pleased to host a Digital Health Technology Innovation Forum to explore these topics at the 9th Conference of the World Guangdong Community Federation.

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On March 24, 2018, iCON held a free Chinese Health Forum at the Jewish Community Centre in Vancouver, BC. This year’s theme was “Healthy @ Home - Living Well with Chronic Conditions”.

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On March 19th and 21st, the UBC Faculty of Medicine Digital Emergency Medicine, First Nations Health Authority, Island Health, and Vancouver Coastal are holding a health dialogue between traditional practitioners, Indigenous community members & health professionals to better inform Island Health care centers about incorporating traditional medicine into everyday practice, gathering physician input and perspectives in system redesign, and optimizing the health and wellness of all patients and families.

Coffee and registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. Refreshments and lunch will be included. Registration open until March 2nd, 2018.

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On March 4, 2018, iCON (the interCultural Online Health Network) will host a free South Asian Health forum entitled Healthy @ Home: Living Well with Chronic Conditions. This forum will expand on the theme of healthy aging to promote chronic disease management, healthy living, and community support services.

When: Sunday, March 4, 2018 from 11:00 am – 4:30 pm

Who: Seniors and their families, caregivers – everyone is welcome!

Where: Grand Taj Banquet Hall, 8388 128 Street, Surrey, BC, V3W 4G2

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