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

Recruiting participants for Diabetes Self-Management Study

Recruiting participants for Diabetes Self-Management Study

DAWN: Development of Online Solutions to Optimize Diabetes Self-Care is a project under the interCultural Online Health Network (iCON) that aims to evaluate and develop online resources in order to provide culturally appropriate educational materials on diabetes care for multicultural communities. This project will study how multigenerational Chinese and South Asian families use online health […]

iCON profiled in Cultures West

iCON profiled in Cultures West

The iCON project has been profiled in the latest edition of Cultures West the quarterly magazine of AMSSA (the Affiliation of Multicultural Societies and Service Agencies). The summer 2012 edition explores issues faced by immigrant and refugee seniors, and showcases various resources and programs around the province. Cultures West is available in print or online. […]

Diabetes Prevention and Management Workshop in Guangzhou, China

Diabetes Prevention and Management Workshop in Guangzhou, China

On March 25, 2012, eHealth Strategy Office, in partnership with the Guangzhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, successfully hosted “Diabetes Prevention and Management: Exploratory Workshop through Western and Eastern Medicine” workshop in Guangzhou, China. Together with renowned medical experts and doctors from Canada and Guangzhou china, we explored diabetes prevention and self-management methods through both perspectives of […]

iCON (interCultural Online Health Network) at the Surrey Vaisakhi Parade on Saturday, April 21st

iCON (interCultural Online Health Network) at the Surrey Vaisakhi Parade on Saturday, April 21st

iCON for the first time, hosted a booth at this years Surrey Vaisakhi Parade. The day was a great success! The booth was visited by a continous stream of people. We were particularly delighted to have a special visit from the Minister of Health, Michael de Jong, who recently announced the continued support of iCON with […]

BC Ministry of Health pledges $500,000 in continued support of iCON

BC Ministry of Health pledges $500,000 in continued support of iCON

We are honoured to announce that the interCultural Online Health Network (iCON) has generously received continued support from the province, in recognition of the importance of community access to culturally relevant health information in their own languages.

iCON (interCultural Online Network) Punjabi Health Forum on Cardiovascular Health

iCON (interCultural Online Network) Punjabi Health Forum on Cardiovascular Health

Medical experts will share and discuss common risk factors, heart disease symptoms, treatments and effective tips for self-management.

iCON (interCultural Online Network) Chinese Health Forum on Cardiovascular Health

iCON (interCultural Online Network) Chinese Health Forum on Cardiovascular Health

Medical experts will share their select case studies and discuss common risk factors, heart disease symptoms, treatments and effective tips for self-management.