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BCCDC / BY: Geoff McKee, MD, MPH July/August 2015
... recent deaths represent an emerging public health concern in BC. Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid that is far more potent than morphine ... response to the increase in fentanyl-detected deaths, the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) supported several strategies aimed at ...
Premise / BY: B. Nosyk, PhD, December 2014
... Health Canada to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC, and facilitated in part by new office-based treatment, the number of OST ... and will engage partners at the BC Ministry of Health, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, BC Centre for Disease Control, and each of ...
BCCDC / BY: Jane A. Buxton, MBBS, MHSc, FRCPC June 2012
... prescribed opioid medication.[ 3 ]  In May 2011, the BC Coroners Service released a warning about a spike of heroin-related deaths ... and mortality related to opioid overdose. The BC Centre for Disease Control harm reduction program has en­gaged with ...
BCCDC / BY: Jane A. Buxton, MBBS, MHSc, FRCPC May 2009
... best practices and supply distribution are guided by the BC Harm Reduction Strategies and Services (HRSS) committee. It is composed of ... from the five BC regional health authorities, BC Centre for Disease Control, BC Ministry of Healthy Living and Sport, and First ...
Index December 2008
... Letters to the editor (c), Editorials (ed), Back Page (bp), BC Centre for Disease Control (cdc), College Library (lib), Council on Health ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Evan Wood, PhD April 2003
... September 2002 at the Simon Fraser University Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue.   A public health crisis Illicit drug ... it is estimated that 82% of the money spent on controlling BC’s escalating drug problem is spent on law enforcement efforts that have so ...