Final summary report from Provincial Health Care Partners’ Planning Retreat now available

  This past January 27-29, a Provincial Health Care Partners’ Planning Retreat was collaboratively planned by BC’s Joint Collaborative Committees (JCCs), the General Practice Services Committee (GPSC), the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA), and the Rural Coordination Centre of BC (RCCbc). Using an appreciative inquiry (AI) approach within the health … Continue reading

Provincial healthcare partners collaborate on vision, actions for rural and provincial primary care networks

  On January 27 – 29, multiple healthcare stakeholders partners – including those bringing perspectives of provincial policymakers, health administrators, health professionals, academics, and citizens and linked sectors (non-profits, and industry) – met to seek out areas of synergy and alignment for primary and community care integration in rural BC. … Continue reading

Deadline is April 30 for leadership, rural research, global health partnership grant applications

  The Rural Coordination Centre of BC (RCCbc) and the Rural Education Action Plan (REAP) are accepting applications for funds to support rural physician research, global health partnership initiatives, and rural leadership development. Details for each initiative are listed below – please read through the material carefully and submit ALL … Continue reading

UBC undergrads collaborate with Kenyan rural development group to research family planning, gender-based violence services

RCCbc RURAL RESEARCH STORIES Submitted by Kelsey Furk During the summer of 2018, UBC Medicine and Dietetics undergraduates worked with a local grassroots development group, Pamoja Community Organization, to conduct research about family planning, and gender-based violence knowledge and services in a rural subsistence farming and fishing community near Kisumu, … Continue reading