BCIRPU Annual Report 2021-2022

BCIRPU Annual Report 2021-2022

The BCIRPU continued to reduce the burden of injury throughout British Columbia with new partnerships, knowledge translation initiatives, research, and more. Read about last year’s achievements and highlights in the BCIRPU Annual Report 2021-2022.
Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

Here’s to a cheerful present, a well-remembered past, and a prosperous year ahead. Sincerely, the BC Injury Research and Prevention Unit
10 things about the 2022 Canadian Injury Prevention Conference

10 things about the 2022 Canadian Injury Prevention Conference

After almost ten years, injury prevention experts and advocates from across the country gathered in Vancouver for the 2022 Canadian Injury Prevention Conference. Held from November 2 to 4, the three-day event featured keynote speakers, panel discussions, and the...
Cold and flu season is here—and it looks different

Cold and flu season is here—and it looks different

Cold and flu season is back, but it looks a little bit different this year. COVID-19 is still circulating in our communities, and there has been an increase in respiratory viruses in BC, including Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV). The shortage of cold and flu...
New website outlines financial and human cost of injury in BC

New website outlines financial and human cost of injury in BC

We have created an interactive tool to help people understand the human and economic cost of preventable injuries. The website, costofinjury.ca, has data detailing the human cost of injury, including deaths, hospitalizations, and emergency department visits, as well...