Archive: October 29, 2015

2016 Watch Your Step National Fall Prevention Conference

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Registration and the Call for Abstracts is now open for the 2016 Watch Your Step National Fall Prevention Conference in Calgary, Alberta on May 16 and 17, 2016. The last two conferences sold out, it is strongly recommended to book your spot as soon as possible. There are 75 early bird spots available! First come, first served! Download/open the conference e-bulletin, which contains the latest news on keynote speakers and…

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Seniors’ Fall Prevention Awareness Week (SFPAW)

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The 2015 Seniors’ Fall Prevention Awareness Week (SFPAW) officially runs November 2-8, 2015, with the campaign continuing for the month of November 2015, across all seven BC Health Authorities (Provincial Health Services Authority, First Nations Health Authority, Northern Health Authority, Interior Health Authority, Vancouver Coastal Health Authority, Fraser Health Authority, and Island Health Authority). The campaign was created by the BC Falls and Injury Prevention Coalition (BCFIPC) to raise awareness…

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BCIRPU Annual Report 2014/2015

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Injury prevention is about the practices of populations, communities and individuals that minimize the risk of injury in order to safeguard their health and well-being and to reduce the need for health care services. It is recognized that individual and collective choices are strongly influenced by the social, economic and physical conditions where people live, work, learn and play. In order that injury prevention choices become a reality, enabling and…

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