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Posts related to the InterCultural Online Network project at the eHealth Strategy Office.

iCON Digital Health Technology Innovation Forum

iCON Digital Health Technology Innovation Forum

Details: Date: Monday, May 28th, 2018 Time: 1:45pm to 2:30pm Booth Exhibition 2:30pm to 4:30pm Forum Location: Vancouver Convention Centre, East Ballroom B 999 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC V6C 3E1, Canada Admission: Free admission, registration required Language: Presented in English, with simultaneous interpretation in Cantonese and Mandarin View EVENT WEBCAST CATALOGUE Who is invited? Health […]

March 2018 FREE iCON South Asian Health Forum ਮੁਫ਼ਤ ਆਈ ਕੌਨਸਾਊਥ ਏਸ਼ੀਅਨ ਹੈੱਲਥ ਫੋਰਮ

March 2018 FREE iCON South Asian Health Forum ਮੁਫ਼ਤ ਆਈ ਕੌਨਸਾਊਥ ਏਸ਼ੀਅਨ ਹੈੱਲਥ ਫੋਰਮ

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. ਮਾਰਚ 4, 2018 ਨੂੰ ਆਈ ਕੌਨ (ਇੰਟਰਕਲਚਰਲ […]

A Coming Together of Health Systems

A Coming Together of Health Systems

    This collaboration between the UBC Faculty of Medicine Digital Emergency Medicine, First Nations Health Authority, Island Health and Vancouver Coastal Health seeks 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 […]

iCON MURC Presentation

iCON MURC Presentation

On March 23 2017, iCON’s Research Assistants Shawna Narayan and Alex Fung had the opportunity to develop and present a poster of the results from iCON’s mental health forums for Punjabi and Chinese communities to undergraduate students, faculty members, and the community at the University of British Columbia’s Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Conference (MURC). Their presentation […]

FREE iCON Punjabi Health Forum

FREE iCON Punjabi Health Forum

On March 5, 2017, iCON (the interCultural Online Health Network) will host a free South Asian Health forum entitled Healthy and Happy Living at Home. This forum will expand on the theme of healthy aging to promote healthy living, falls and injury prevention, chronic disease management, and community support services. As the population ages, people […]

Save the Date – iCON Workshop

Save the Date – iCON Workshop

A Coming Together of Health Systems Workshop: A Dialogue between Traditional Practitioners, Indigenous Community members and Health Professionals Tsawout First Nation, 7728 Tetayut Road, Saanichton, BC March 15, 2017 (9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.) Recognizing the importance of harmonizing traditional medicine with western medicine, this workshop invites traditional practitioners, First Nations community members, patients and […]

Free Chinese Health Forum – Save the Date

Free Chinese Health Forum – Save the Date

Join our health experts to learn about diet and exercise, fall prevention, medication management, community resources and more! Presented in Cantonese with Mandarin and English interpretation. Register Now! Questions? Email us at icon.support@ubc.ca.

A Chinese-English Phrasebook for English-Speaking Medical Students

A Chinese-English Phrasebook for English-Speaking Medical Students

UBC students Meiying Zhuang and Wynn Tran, supervised by Digital Emergency Medicine under the Doctors, Patients and Society (DPAS) course at UBC Faculty of Medicine, have created a new phrasebook to support clinicians for medical encounters between English speaking medical students and Mandarin speaking patients. The phrasebook contains Mandarin Pronunciation and Simplified Chinese. You can view and download […]