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April 20, 2012
Just in time for Earth Day, the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) has been selected as one of Canada's Greenest Employers for 2012.
BC Cancer
April 18, 2012
Scientists at the BC Cancer Agency and UBC have identified new breast cancer genes that could change the way the disease is diagnosed and form the basis of next-generation treatments.
April 12, 2012
The British Columbia Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) is informing the public that if they have consumed Pomeberry Blend frozen berries manufactured by Western Family in the past 14 days they may be eligible to receive a dose of hepatitis A vaccine.
April 10, 2012
A one-time human papillomavirus vaccine program will be offered to women in British Columbia who were born in 1991, 1992 and 1993 to protect them from cervical cancer.
BC Cancer
April 4, 2012
BC Cancer Agency scientists have decoded the genetic make-up of triple negative breast cancer, which could lead to more effective treatment.
April 3, 2012
The British Columbia Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) is warning the public not to consume Tomme d’Or cheese manufactured by Moonstruck Organic Cheese located on Saltspring Island. Other types of cheeses produced by Moonstruck Organic Cheese are not affected by this advisory.
BC Women's
March 27, 2012
A $30,000 donation from Cadillac Fairview is helping BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre (BC Women’s) to expand much-needed primary health care services for at-risk women on Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.
BC Mental Health
March 21, 2012
A new online tool, embedded into the Pacific Post Partum Support Society’s new website, will help women deal with the sadness and anxiety that can accompany the birth of a new baby.
March 16, 2012
The BC Patient Safety Quality Council has presented PHSA teams with awards recognizing their excellence and leadership in quality.
March 14, 2012
As a result of industry-leading programs for recruiting and retaining new Canadians, the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) has been recognized for the second year in a row as a top employer for new immigrants.

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