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UBC, Kelowna, and Interior Health sign Healthy City Partnership

October 28, 2014 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: ,

Integrative and holistic approach to health and urban sustainability underway.

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UBC’s nursing students encourage colleagues to donate blood

October 28, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , ,

Nursing students Kelsey Rollerman (left) Danielle McDivitt, Chloe Pedersen, Katie Brown, and Kelsey Bowles are encouraging fellow students to take part in the campus-wide blood drive, November 3 to 6. It is recommended that first time donors call 1-888-2-DONATE to make sure they are eligible to donate blood, book online at www.blood.ca or download the GiveBlood App.

Campus blood drive encourages students to become lifelong donors.

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Global Gala supports UBC Okanagan Nursing School initiatives in Africa

October 27, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , ,

School of Nursing students do a painful dressing change on a young Zambian boy at Lewanika General Hospital in Zambia during a 2012 practicum. There were no pain medications to give to their patient.

Nov. 22 event is in aid of student nursing practica in Ghana and Zambia

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UBC professor receives grant to improve cancer survivors' health

October 22, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , ,

Cristina Caperchione

Canadian Cancer Society contributes $199,780 for Canada-wide research.

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Mini-Med lecture series has focus on technology, health innovation

October 21, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , , , ,

Mini-Med 2014

UBC Okanagan offers opportunities to learn about medical discoveries

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UBC presents free webinar on euthanasia physician-assisted suicide

October 15, 2014 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: ,

The topics of euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide are in the forefront of ethical health-care debate in Western society. Yet if these practices were legalized, questions remain about who would ask for them and why.

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How technology can help you stay exercising

October 1, 2014 | Filed under: News Features | Tags: , ,

Mary Jung

A UBC researcher is looking at how apps and other devices can keep you moving.

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Conducting health research with Indigenous communities

September 30, 2014 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: ,

Why it’s ethical, rigorous, and culturally relevant for all cultures.

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Tips for using Twitter: #KnowledgeTranslation #HealthResearch

September 29, 2014 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: ,

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UBC researchers demonstrate how social media can be an effective tool.

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UBC signs cooperation agreement with top university in Brazil

September 17, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , ,

Patricia Marck, director of the School of Nursing

School of Nursing partners with University of São Paulo at Ribeirão Preto College.

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