Collaborating to Make Care Accessible – Joshua Greggain at Health Talks

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Joshua Greggain describes himself as just one physician out of the “600,000 people, 1,800 doctors, hundreds of nurse practitioners, and thousands of paramedics and allied health professionals who live and work” in rural and isolated environments. For doctors like Joshua, providing full-service care with his limited staff and resources at his eight-bed hospital in Hope,… Read more »

The Healing Power of a Makeover – Caroline MacGillivray at Health Talks

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15 years ago, Caroline MacGillivray founded Beauty Night Society and, since then, has helped more than 50,000 women in poverty through “life makeovers”: wellness, life skills development, and beauty makeovers to help build the self-esteem to transform their lives. For Caroline, a makeover represents more than just painted nails and a haircut; it’s about beginning… Read more »

Cory Ashworth’s March Sweater

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When Vancouver broadcaster Cory Ashworth got on stage at Health Talks to speak about his hope for health care, everyone was moved by the stories he told of LGBTQ seniors and their past – and current – experiences fighting for space, recognition, and respect. What happens when that fight continues into old age? That’s where… Read more »

“Nothing About Us Without Us”

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We asked Evan Adams to tell us about his hopes for health care at Health Talks. But the First Nations Health Authority’s Chief Medical Officer did much more than that: he gave a moving presentation about how British Columbia’s health system can provide better care for all its citizens. In less than seven minutes, Evan… Read more »

Jessica Kim, Winner of the Health Talks Student Contest

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Jessica Kim, Simon Fraser University Health Sciences student, has been selected by the Health Talks Student Contest judges as the winner of this year’s contest. As part of her prize, she’ll share her hopes for health care as one of eight speakers at Health Talks on Wednesday, February 24. Read Jessica’s winning essay about providing… Read more »

Sarah Lambrick

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Let’s Consider Physical Activity for Mental Health – Sarah Lambrick’s Health Care Pecha Kucha Don’t have time to watch the presentation? Listen to it on your phone or portable music player! Download the mp3 version here. (right click the link and choose “Save link as…”)

Mark Holder

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Let’s Promote Wellness in Patients – Mark Holder’s Health Care Pecha Kucha Don’t have time to watch the presentation? Listen to it on your phone or portable music player! Download the mp3 version here. (right click the link and choose “Save link as…”)