UVic researcher receives five-year grant to develop syphilis vaccine

Dr. Caroline Cameron, researcher and professor in the department of biochemistry and microbiology at the University of Victoria, is leading a team of international researchers to develop a vaccine for…

Healthcare is a right, not a privilege

If Canada’s healthcare system changes to a dual or fully private system, it would mark a major drawback in its commitment to equality.
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UVic Faculty of Health officially approved after years of planning 

Last week, the Board of Governors followed the lead of the Senate and voted in favour of the creation of a new Faculty of Health at UVic. 
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The waiting game

The main problem with Canadian mental health resources is the lengthy wait times for publicly-funded counselling services.
Gender-diverse advocacy at the BC Legislature, photo by Maya Linsley.

Healing beyond healthcare: Fostering support with trans and gender-diverse communities

It’s March 30 — just one day before the 14th annual International Trans Day of Visibility (TDOV). This year, the folks at Tau Wellness have kick-started the celebrations early with…
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Behind the Barrier: racialized students in the province face tiered access to health care services

When Chihiro Asami felt a sore throat coming on, a possible COVID-19 diagnosis wasn’t her only worry. She was working at a local cafe when her manager suggested she talk…

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