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Welcome Louloua: Rural Evidence Review Student Research Assistant

Welcome Louloua: Rural Evidence Review Student Research Assistant

  In November 2019, the Rural Evidence Review welcomed Louloua Ashikhusein to the research team in the role of Student Research Assistant. Louloua is an undergraduate student at the University of British Columbia, studying biology and psychology. As a Student Research Assistant with the Rural Evidence Review project, her responsibilities include outreach to rural communities […]

Season’s Greetings! An Update from the Rural Evidence Review Team

Season’s Greetings! An Update from the Rural Evidence Review Team

  As we near the end of 2019 and prepare to enter into a new decade, the Rural Evidence Review team has been reflecting on a fruitful and inspiring year of learning, engagement and knowledge sharing. Our priorities in 2019 included a scoping literature review to explore citizen-patient-community participation in health care planning and decision […]

RSON Field Visit Updates November 2019

RSON Field Visit Updates November 2019

The RSON team was recently in Hazelton to talk with care providers, administrators and patients about access to surgical services as part of the ongoing community-based evaluation of RSON. It was a delight to work with care providers, administrators and patients as part of the RSON evaluation in Smithers this fall. RSON funding is dedicated […]

Call for Applications – Rural Scholars Program

Call for Applications – Rural Scholars Program

    The Department of Family Practice at UBC invites applications for the position of Rural Scholar. There are up to 2 positions available and it is anticipated that these will be distributed over the rural areas of British Columbia. Position description can be found here. Appointment details The Rural Scholars Program has been created […]

CRHR Co-Director, Jude Kornelsen, Elected to B.C. Rural Health Network Board of Directors

CRHR Co-Director, Jude Kornelsen, Elected to B.C. Rural Health Network Board of Directors

B.C. Rural Health Network: New Organization Advocating Improved Rural Health (Press Release) Kelowna, BC May 11, 2019 The BC Rural Health Network (BCRHN), advocating for improvement in health delivery systems in rural communities throughout British Columbia, burst on the scene officially this past Saturday. In existence since December, 2017, the BCRHN has rapidly gained a […]