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Registration Now Open for BC Rural Health Research Exchange Presenters

It’s back!   If you attended last year’s BC Rural Health Research Exchange (BCRHRx), you’ll have been blown away be the variety and ingenuity of the rural health research happening in British Columbia (BC).   And because we know the work never stops, we wanted to do it all over again.   That’s why the Rural Coordination Centre of BC (RCCbc), with the support … Continue reading

RCCbc Grant Helps Rural BC Doctor & Partners Breathe New Life Into Ghana’s Biomedical Equipment Infrastructure

Application Deadline for Next Round of Rural Global Health Partnership Initiative Grants is October 31 “Welcome to the graveyard,” says Dr. Dominic Akaateba, an internal medicine specialist in Wa, northern Ghana.   His ironic sentiment becomes clear as he peels back a bedsheet to reveal stacks of unused and broken-down medical equipment, including oximeters, incubators, and anesthesia machines, that … Continue reading

Better Connected: How Low-orbit Satellite Internet Can Pave Way for Health Equity

Technology has allowed rural healthcare providers to improve patient care in their communities—but there are still gaps because of a lack of infrastructure.   Real-Time Virtual Support (RTVS), which can incorporate Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) virtually, among other services made possible by fast internet connections, have been important tools for rural providers in the past few years, … Continue reading

Rural Research Lineup

Upcoming Rural Research Events Registration Now Open for BC Rural Health Research Exchange Presenters  It’s back! If you attended last year’s BC Rural Health Research Exchange (BCRHRx), you’ll have been blown away be the variety and ingenuity of the rural health research happening in British Columbia (BC). And because we … Continue reading

Rural Research Roundup

Newly Published Rural Health Research & Resources  Supporting consulting paediatrics in rural, remote, or vulnerable communities in British Columbia: Time for national collaboration Authors: Drs. Kirsten Miller, Alexander Benny, and Jennifer Retallack Journal: Paediatrics and Child Health Details: https://academic.oup.com/pch/advance-article/doi/10.1093/pch/pxab043/6328715?guestAccessKey=59103e67-8c80-4ec4-9643-7177bf982f06 Distributed education enables distributed economic impact: the economic contribution of the … Continue reading