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HPV announcement significant: CCS

The Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) calls the recent BC Government announcement to provide the HPV vaccine to all genders through schools a significant move forward…

B.C. extends free HPV coverage to boys

Beginning September 2017, British Columbia will become the latest province to provide the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination to boys, as part of B.C.’s publicly funded…

Tender out for EKRH Pediatric improvements

Interior Health has taken an important step towards $750,000 in improvements for East Kootenay Regional Hospital’s (EKRH) pediatric care unit, with the release of a…

New board chair named for Interior Health

Interior Health board member John O’Fee of Kamloops has been appointed incoming chair of the board of directors, to replace current board chair Erwin Malzer…

Record-breaking year for research in IH

Interior Health broke historical records for research in the 2015/16 fiscal year with 73 research study applications approved by its Research Ethics Board – a…

30 additional residential care beds approved

Interior Health’s Board of Directors has approved a significant investment in seniors’ care through a competitive bid process announced today for the development of 243…

Overdose prevention program expands

As part of Interior Health’s overdose emergency response, the Take Home Naloxone program has expanded to 70 sites which includes all Interior Health emergency departments,…