Providence Health Care
Media Release | April 6, 2016
The results of a ground-breaking SALOME research shows chronic heroin addiction now has another effective treatment tool – hydromorphone, a licensed pain medication.
Media Release | September 17, 2013
New study findings warn the public and physicians that relying on traditional symptoms for heart attacks in young people and women can lead to dangerous misdiagnoses.
September 6, 2013
St. John Hospice, a new comprehensive palliative care facility in Vancouver providing 14 bedrooms for individuals in need of end-of-life care, officially opened today.
July 23, 2013
Prof. Anita Ho tackles complex ethical matters such as assisted suicide, in vitro fertilization and private healthcare.
Media Release | March 20, 2013
The Gairdner Foundation has recognized Dr. James Hogg with the Canada Gairdner Wightman Award, the premier honour for leadership in medical science in Canada.
HIV/AIDS Treatment as Prevention strategy working in B.C. Montaner calls for national implementation
Media Release | November 27, 2012
A new study from the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE) shows highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) reduces new HIV diagnoses, deaths and HIV prevalence, suggesting that the made-in-Canada Treatment as Prevention strategy should be implemented across the country.
Media Release | October 19, 2011
The first research program in British Columbia to focus on gender-based differences in cardiovascular disease has been established by the University of British Columbia and Providence Health Care.
Media Release | October 12, 2011
A clinical trial to test better treatment options for chronic heroin addiction is expected to begin in Vancouver at the end of this year. Led by researchers from Providence Health Care and the University of British Columbia, it’s the only clinical trial of its kind in North America.