Rural Health Services Research Conference in Nelson

A two day conference, organized by the Rural Health Services Research Network http://www.rhsrnbc.ca
A sampling of the symposiums, panels and workshops: 
Responding to Adult Vulnerability in Rural Communities
Poverty Reduction and the “Living Wage”.
Exploring Rural Health Systems
Exploring Issues of Equity in Rural Health Services
Emerging models of care
Breaking new ground for Telehealth Programming
Patient Engagement in Research
The Rural Catchment Project: Strengthening local evidence through a catchment methodology

Keynote speaker Dr. Lesley Barclay, from the  National Rural Health Alliance in Australia (https://www.ruralhealth.org.au) gave a presentation on ’Insights on Establishing Alliances and Partnering for Healthy Rural Communities. Dr. Barclay was able to attend our BCRHN meeting to give us valuable information re rural networks.

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Seated (from left to right) Edward Staples (Princeton), Pegasis McGauley (Nelson) , Dr. Lesley Barclay (Australia) (presenter), Sue McCrae (South Shuswap), Janice Androsoff (Trail), Nienke Klaver (Princeton).
Standing (from left to right) Elaine Storey (Fraser Lake), Bob Storey (Fraser Lake), Bill Day (Hedley), Ann Bunka (New Denver) , Colin Moss (Slocan District), Lynn Wells (Hedley) , Jude Kornelsen (Salt Spring Island, presenter Centre for Rural Health Research), Christine Carthew (presenter Centre for Rural Health Research), Ron Hood (Ashcroft) and Pam Beech (Sicamous District).

Members of the BC Rural Health Network met for the first time at the Rural Health Services Research Conference in Nelson.
May 31  – June 1, 2018

3 thoughts on “Rural Health Services Research Conference in Nelson

  1. Just spent two days with this group and many other wonderful folks in Nelson at the Building Intersections workshop. Thank you to the founding members of this group, I am honoured to be a part of this group moving forward.

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  2. I think the criteria for membership in this group must be intelligent and good looking 🙂 It was an honour to be a part of such a talented group. Onward and upward!

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