Posts related to the InterCultural Online Network project at the eHealth Strategy Office.
August 22, 2012
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 […]
July 10, 2012
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. […]
June 22, 2012
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 […]
April 25, 2012
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 […]
March 26, 2012
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.
March 5, 2012
Medical experts will share and discuss common risk factors, heart disease symptoms, treatments and effective tips for self-management.
March 5, 2012
Medical experts will share their select case studies and discuss common risk factors, heart disease symptoms, treatments and effective tips for self-management.
February 16, 2012
The eHealth Strategy Office iCON website provides chronic disease self-management messages in Cantonese, Mandarin, Punjabi and English. UBC醫學院電子醫學策劃部安康向公眾以粵語、國語、旁遮普語及英語提供慢性疾病 之自我管理訊息。UBC ਫੈਕਲਟੀ ਆਫ ਮੈਡੀਸਨ ਈਹੈਲਥ ਸਟਰੈਟਜੀ ਆਫ਼ਿਸ ਆਈਕੌਨ ਵੈੱਬਸਾਈਟ ਤੁਹਾਨੂੰ ਕੈਂਟੋਨੀਜ਼, ਮੈਂਡੇਰਿਨ, ਪੰਜਾਬੀ, ਅਤੇ ਅੰਗਰੇਜ਼ੀ ਵਿੱਚ ਕਰੌਨਿਕ ਰੋਗਾਂ ਦੀ ਦੇਖਭਾਲ ਬਾਰੇ ਜਾਣਕਾਰੀ ਪੇਸ਼ ਕਰਦੀ ਹੈ।