Provincial Health Services Authority BC
Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) is a network of specialized health services that works in partnership with the province’s regional health authorities and healthcare professionals “to ensure that BC residents have access to a coordinated provincial network of high-quality specialized health-care services.”
PHSA operates numerous agencies and programs that provide care and services through specialized hospitals and centres, such as BC Children’s Hospital and the BC Cancer Agency. PHSA coordinates and evaluates these specialized health services to provide equitable and cost-effective healthcare.
PHSA’s Population & Public Health Program works with partners to actively promote health equity through discussion papers, reports, and stakeholder engagement processes.
- BC community health profiles
- Promoting health equity– Choosing appropriate indicators: literature scan
- Equity indicator development and Framework for promoting health equity at PHSA
- Towards Reducing Health Inequities: A Health System Approach to Chronic Disease Prevention
- Online course: Indigenous cultural competency training program
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