28Jun

BC Healthy Communities (BCHC) and Northern Health (NH) are hosting the second year of ‘Citizens Series’ webinars. These two hour sessions invite dialogue from northern communities on specific topics that are critical to improving the health outcomes of northern people, recognizing that community and civic involvement is a cornerstone to healthy people and populations.'

Through this Webinar:

  • EXPLORE  the role formal partnerships between local governments and health authorities can play in achieving mutual goals and improving community health
  • LEARN about provincial health strategies that encourage collaboration
  • DISCOVER innovative practices that support and nurture partnerships between health authorities and local governments
  • LEARN from some of the leading thinkers and practitioners, including case studies on:
    1. Kick It Up Kitimat – “on the ground” partnership between Northern Health and the District of Kitimat
    2. Fraser Health’s unique approach to fostering healthy living & healthier communities through local government partnerships

Special Presenters:

  1. Matt Herman, Population & Public Health Division - Ministry of Health 
  2. Jami Brown, Healthy Living/Healthier Communities - Fraser Health 
  3. Edna McLellan & Shaun O’Neill, Kick It Up Kitimat - Northern Health & District of Kitimat

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