Houston Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program

Through the leadership of Dr. Onuora Odoh, the Pacific Northwest Division of Family Practice has received a grant through the Rural Coordination Centre of BC (RCCbc) to develop a pulmonary rehabilitation clinic in Houston. This is the first project of its kind in the Pacific Northwest and is creating a path for rural Family Physicians …

Rural Health Improvement Program, Nigeria – A Global Health Initiative (A Rural Malaria Control and Primary Healthcare Program) Nigeria – Canada Partnership

Malaria is endemic in Africa, and a child dies every two minutes from Malaria in Africa. Nigeria consistently ranks topmost in the world in malaria prevalence, up to 27% of global statistics. Children and pregnant women living in rural Nigeria are most vulnerable to malaria and its adverse outcomes. Malaria complications (including maternal and child …

ChangeBC

Canadian Health Advanced by Nutrition and Graded Exercise ChangeBC is a team-based approach of integrating nutrition and exercise into effective, personalized lifestyle interventions for patients. This collaborative program is developed by dietitians, kinesiologists, family doctors and patients to improve the health of Canadians. Why make the CHANGE? Because life is too short to suffer from …

Pacific Northwest Palliative Care Network – A Shared Care Initiative

Through the leadership of Dr. Adrienne Dufour, the Pacific Northwest Division of Family Practice received a grant through the Shared Care BC Committee to develop a Palliative Care Network in the region. The Pacific Northwest Palliative Care Network’s Steering Committee is comprised of a partnership with Family Physicians and Specialists, Northern Health Authority, Indigenous Health …

Pacific Northwest Chronic Pain Network – A Shared Care Initiative

Through the leadership of Dr. Adrienne Dufour, the Shared Care BC Committee has granted the Pacific Northwest Division of Family Practice a grant to develop a Chronic Pain Network in the region. With the leadership of Family Physicians and Specialists, Northern Health Authority, Indigenous Health Directors, Patient Partners, Practice Support Coaches and Allied Health Care …

The Pacific Northwest Prehab-Rehab Metabolic Syndrome Cardiovascular Project – A Shared Care Initiative

The Pacific Northwest Prehab-Rehab Metabolic Syndrome Cardiovascular project is a family physician led, innovative, and cost-effective approach that aims at preventing Metabolic Syndrome (MetS) and Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) by informing and addressing it to patients within Primary Care services. Achieving this at an early stage will improve patients’ outcomes and reduce eventual health care costs …

Pediatrics Change BC – Children Living with Obesity – A Shared Care Initiative

This Shared Care BC funded project, led by Family physicians Dr. Onuora Odoh, Dr. Brenda Huff, and Pediatrician Dr. Zaneta Lim, along with our partners, Dr. Robert Boushel (Director of the University of BC’s Kinesiology Department), and project partners Charlene Webb (Northern Region Indigenous Health Director), Dr. Eli Puterman, and Dr. Guy Falkner is to …