Global Health

UBC China Council

UBC China Council launched

  UBC  has now officially established the UBC China Council, a commitment that will strengthen UBC long-standing engagement with one of the most dynamic nations in the world and reaffirm UBC as the pre-eminent Canadian university collaborating with China. Dr. Kendall Ho, director of eHealth Strategy Office,  is one of the UBC China Council members.   For […]

Capacity building of health professionals in eHealth: Six high impact domains

Capacity building of health professionals in eHealth: Six high impact domains

Substantial investments in eHealth development are happening in China; witness the boom of electronic health records in hospitals, health surveillance systems to monitor national and global developments in infectious and chronic diseases, and mobile biosensors to monitor patient conditions as prime examples. As technology enabled practices become more sophisticated, health professionals like doctors, nurses, pharmacists, […]

Discussion meeting

A delegation from Shanghai Municipal Health Bureau visited Faculty of Medicine

On September 20th, 2012, Led by Deputy Director General Mr. Wang Panshi, a delegation from Shanghai Municipal Health Bureau, China, visited Faculty of Medicine and met with Dr. Fred Mikelberg (Vice Dean, Faculty of Medicine), Dr. David Patrick(Director, School of Population and Public Health), Dr. Kendall Ho(Director, eHealth Strategy Office), Dr. Charles Larson(Director, Centre for […]

The second China-Canada Health Academic Forum

The second China-Canada Health Academic Forum

eHealth Strategy Office hosted the second China-Canada Health Academic Forum on September 10th, 2012.  A group of guests from China consisting of senior hospital executives, administrators and provincial government officials attended this Health Academic Forum focused on hospital management issues, hospital infection control and eHealth. The morning session began with welcome remarks from Dr. Frederick […]

Group Photo

Photos with delegation from Health and Human Resources Development Centre, Ministry of Health China

On May 1st, 2012, a delegation from Health and Human Resources Development Centre, Ministry of Health China, visited Faculty of Medicine and met with Dr. Gavin Stuart (Dean of the Faculty of Medicine), Mr. Mark Vernon (Chief Operating Officer), Dr. Martin Dawes (Head, Department of Family Practice) and Dr. Kendall Ho (director of eHealth Strategy […]

Diabetes Prevention and Management Workshop in Guangzhou, China

Diabetes Prevention and Management Workshop in Guangzhou, China

On March 25, 2012, eHealth Strategy Office, in partnership with the Guangzhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, successfully hosted “Diabetes Prevention and Management: Exploratory Workshop through Western and Eastern Medicine” workshop in Guangzhou, China. Together with renowned medical experts and doctors from Canada and Guangzhou china, we explored diabetes prevention and self-management methods through both perspectives of […]

Three Key Trends in e-Health that cannot be missed in Chinese Health Reform

Three Key Trends in e-Health that cannot be missed in Chinese Health Reform

Access, quality, and affordability of health care to citizens, not only for patients living in urban but particularly for those living in rural and remote areas, have been increasingly brought into focus over the last decade by governments, health organizations, health professionals, and health consumers themselves in all countries. Canada and China are no exceptions, […]

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