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Workshop at 2014 National Health Care for the Homeless Conference and Policy Symposium

On May 28, 2014, Jim Frankish led a workshop titled “Comorbidity and Homelessness: Experiences from the National Canadian at Home Study” at the National Health Care for the Homeless Conference and Policy Symposium in New Orleans, Louisiana. The workshop is based on our Centre’s collaboration on the At Home/Chez Soi study on supportive housing for […]

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Grant Awarded: “Vancouver Housing First Speakers Bureau: Integrating Peer Perspectives in Knowledge Dissemination”

Faith Eiboff, a Ph.D. student in the School of Population and Public Health, has been awarded a CIHR Dissemination Events grant to support and extend the reach of the peer-led Speakers Bureau that was created out of the Vancouver At Home research project. The Speakers Bureau provides a platform for people with histories of homelessness […]

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Updated Chapter in Book (Health Promotion in Multicultural Populations, Third Edition)

Jim Frankish and co-authors Chris Lovato and Iraj Poureslami have updated their chapter on “Models, Theories, and Principles of Health Promotion and Their Use with Multicultural Populations” in the recent January 2014 release of the third edition of the book titled Health Promotion in Multicultural Populations: A Handbook for Practitioners and Students. The chapter presents […]

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At Home/Chez Soi Project Receives Award

The College of Health Disciplines at the University of British Columbia (UBC) has awarded the 2013 BC Health Association Legacy Award to Jim Frankish (UBC Professor) and Greg Richmond (RainCity and Housing Support Society) for their commitment and leadership on the At Home/Chez Soi project. At Home provides housing, and health and social supports to […]

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