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Free Mental Health & Wellness public forum in Punjabi

On Sunday March 27th the interCultural Online Health Network (iCON)  hosted a Free Mental Health & Wellness public forum. The forum was held from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Grand Taj Banquet Hall, Unit #6 8388 128th Street, Surrey. The forum focused on anxiety and depression and maintaining mental wellness. Health professionals discussed […]
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TEC4Home – CIHR and MSFHR funding received to study remote health monitoring of seniors at their homes

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research(CIHR) and the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research(MSFHR) announced 4 year funding for the Telehealth for Emergency-Community Continuity of Care Connectivity via Home-Telemonitoring (TEC4Home) project led by Professor Kendall Ho. For more details, please see: Faculty of Medicine CIHR news release MSFHR
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Free Mental Health & Wellness public forum

On Saturday March 12th the interCultural Online Health Network (iCON) hosted a Free Mental Health & Wellness public forum. The forum focused on anxiety and depression and maintaining mental wellness. Health professionals discussed early detection, signs and symptoms, accessing available resources as well as lifestyle strategies for self-care. The forum featured engaging speakers, networking opportunities […]
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Patient and community centered eHealth: Exploring eHealth barriers and facilitators

Study findings reveal that Chinese and Punjabi immigrant seniors in British Columbia have low eHealth literacy levels, compounded by challenges related to language, culture, attitude, and accessibility. As such, eHealth tools must be culturally-tailored and designed to address these barriers to better serve diverse populations. Read more online in the Health Policy and Technology Journal
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Registration for the eHITS Public Forum is now open!

To find out more information about this free event, including time, location, speakers and registration visit www.ehitsbc.ca
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Chinese herbs mixed with medications can be hazardous

A new tool created by University of B.C. medical students aims to minimize risks Using traditional Chinese herbal remedies while also taking prescription medications can cause potentially life-threatening reactions. After a survey of Chinese immigrants in Vancouver found that many use traditional herbs and fail to disclose it to their doctors, a group of medical […]
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