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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
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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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eHITS Public Forum: Using Technology for Health and Wellness!

UBC Faculty of Medicine eHealth Strategy Office, in partnership with the Provincial Patients as Partners Committee and the e-Patient/ eHealth Working Group, is hosting a public forum on November 19, 2015. This public and patient-focused event will introduce and showcase how eHealth – the use of modern technology for health management – is being used […]
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Medical Post roundtable takes a look at the future of digital health

Timed with the Medical Post’s 50th anniversary issue, the publication brought together a roundtable of physicians and thought leaders to discuss the current and future states of digital health. Kendall Ho, the director of the eHealth Strategy Office was one of those invited to contribute. The result: a call to action for Canadians, health care […]
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