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Centre for Rural Health Research releases film about birthing in rural communities

In BC alone, more than 1,000 rural women a year must travel more than 100 kilometers to give birth. This causes stress and anxiety and, in some instances, adverse maternal and newborn outcomes. Women who have to travel more than 4 hours have more than a three times higher rate of perinatal mortality. Where was […]

Rural Scholar

The Department of Family Practice at UBC invites applications for the position of Rural Scholar. There are up to 3 positions available and it is anticipated that these will be distributed over the rural areas of BC. The Rural Scholars Program has been created to provide an opportunity for rural clinicians to develop skills in […]

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