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New health centre for the North Shore: better care for patients or bigger bucks for developers?

Wednesday, June 14

7:30-9:30 PM
Royal Canadian Legion
123 West 15th (at Lonsdale), North Vancouver

Come hear whats right and whats wrong about the planned -Primary Access Health Care Centre" to be built and owned by private developers on the grounds of Lions Gate Hospital.

Speakers ... Richard Neal and Mary-Ann Abbs, BC Health Coalition

Come out and give your views

Sponsored by North Shore Health Coalition
For more information contact: Becy Seet 604-828-0155

TELUS Tour for the Cure arrives in Vernon

HSA members are invited to attend the official opening for the TELUS Tour for the Cure in Vernon on Wednesday, May 31 at 11 a.m. at the Village Green Mall.

The TELUS Tour for the Cure is an informative and interactive exhibit that will travel to communities across British Columbia over the next eight months to promote the value and importance of breast health and mammography screening. The Tour is part of a campaign by the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation to help women detect smaller tumors earlier.

HSA kicks off 35th annual convention Friday, April 7

The Health Sciences Association of BC (HSA) will kick off its 35th annual convention Friday, April 7 at the Hilton Metrotown Hotel in Burnaby.

HSA represents health science professionals who provide diagnostic, rehabilitation and clinical services in the health care system. HSA also represents workers in the community social services and community health care.

More than 200 delegates will participate in the two-day convention.
 
Highlights of the convention include:

Friday, April 7

NUPGE International Women's Day Message - The Struggle for Equality Continues

Ottawa (22 Feb. 2006) - International Women's Day (IWD) is the story of ordinary women as makers of history. It is rooted in the centuries old struggle of women seeking to participate in society on an equal footing with men.

The idea of an IWD (March 8) first arose at the turn of the century, which in the industrialized world was a period of expansion and turbulence, booming population growth and radical ideologies.

NUPGE gender equality success