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Join us: Lunch & Learn Event - Wednesday, April 21, 2021

April 8th, 2021
Learn how BC healthcare decisions are increasingly informed by research - including 'computer models.'WHAT: To make decisions, healthcare policymakers often rely on information from health researchers. With the use...
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World Asthma Day Talk 2021 - Wednesday, May 5, 2021

April 6th, 2021
Each year we commemorate World Asthma Day to raise awareness of asthma worldwide. In Canada alone, the condition affects about 3.8 million people, 850,000 of whom are under 14 years of age. WHAT...
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Did you miss it? Not to worry. Watch our World TB Talk here.

March 31st, 2021
Each year we commemorate World TB Day to raise awareness about the devastating health, social and economic consequences of TB.   This year, to mark World TB Day 2021, we invited two BC experts to speak to the...
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Hear from experts about the impacts of tuberculosis in BC and globally

March 9th, 2021
Each year we commemorate World TB Day to raise awareness about the devastating health, social and economic consequences of TB. WHAT: World TB Day Talk (webinar)To mark World TB Day 2021, we invite you to hear from...
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UBC Respiratory Medicine Update Conference (Virtual)

February 10th, 2021
UBC's Respiratory Health Update is hosted annually by the UBC Division of Respiratory Medicine, with support from the BC Lung Association.  DATE & TIME: February 19, 2021 - 1:00 to 5:30pmTARGET:...
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North American gathering of experts on TB (Virtual)

February 10th, 2021
The 25th Annual Conference of The Union-North America takes place virtually on February 24 to 27, 2021, from 8am until 5pm PST daily. The Union-North America Region (NAR) is the regional arm of...
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New restrictions for Metro Vancouver...

November 9th, 2020
Due to a record-breaking spike of COVID-19 cases in BC, particularly in Fraser Health and Metro Vancouver areas, new restrictions have been announced.RESTRICTIONS ON PRIVATE GATHERINGSA new new provincial health...
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It's Radon Action Month: Do you know your home radon levels?

November 7th, 2020
The leading cause of lung cancer after smoking, radon leads to ~16% of lung cancer deaths in Canada. November is Radon Action Month.  What is radon? Radon is a radioactive gas that occurs when...
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It's Radon Action Month: What is the BC Lung Association doing?

November 6th, 2020
We have a suite of radon projects, many of which fall under our Healthy Indoor Environments Initiative and are supported by a team which includes a lawyer, academic epidemiologist, and public health...
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Managing COPD doesn't mean giving up what you love

May 12th, 2020
Bill Marshall lives in Port Coquitlam with his wife, Kate.  He is retired but used to manage non-profit organizations, including most recently managing St John's Ambulance. Bill is 70 years old and lives...
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