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Bob McClelland addresses the Victoria Medical Society

CALL NUMBER: T2689:0004 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Bob McClelland addresses the annual dinner of the Victoria Medical Society : [tape 1] SUMMARY: BC Health Minister Bob McClelland addresses the annual dinner of the Victoria Medical Society, December 3, 1976. Grace, toast to the Queen, introduction of head table, guests, welcome to two new honourary members; introduction of guest speaker, the Honourable Robert McClelland, British Columbia's Minister of Health. McClelland talks about his philosophy of health care, the need for preventative ;medicine and lifestyle change (i.e., personal responsibility for own health care, education about lifestyle change, seat belt legislation). Questions about funding preventative medicine; education; special programs; need for deterrent fees; other incentives; lack of facilities for really sick people; financial constraints.

CALL NUMBER: T2689:0005 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Bob McClelland addresses the annual dinner of the Victoria Medical Society : [tape 2] SUMMARY: Final questions about lack of facilities, finance, cutbacks. Thanks to guest speaker, Robert McClelland.

Ministry of Health educational slide shows

  • GR-3394
  • Series
  • 1974-1979

The series consists of educational slide shows created by the Ministry of Health and its predecessor body, the Dept. of Health between 1974 and 1979. The slide shows cover a variety of topics including: food handling, meat cutting, dishwashing, vegetable preparation, poisonous plants, heroin treatment, home care, pregnancy and childcare. The series also includes an incomplete set of printed scripts designed to be read out while showing the slides, and audio cassette tapes that accompany file 9, Life in the inner sea, and file 10, Eating for a baby.

British Columbia. Ministry of Health (1976-2001)

Health Association of British Columbia fonds

  • PR-1111
  • Fonds
  • 1918-2002

The fonds consists of the records of the Health Association of British Columbia and its predecessor organization the British Columbia Hospitals' Association. The records date from 1918 to 2002.

Health Association of British Columbia

Executive records of the Assistant Deputy Ministry, Community and Family Health

  • GR-4019
  • Series
  • 1987 - 1990

This series consists of the executive records of the Assistant Deputy Ministry (ADM), Community and Family Health, 1987-1990. These records document the creation of the Community and Family Health division which was the amalgamation of the previously separate Preventative and Community Care Services in 1988. The new division included all Public Health promotion and protection programs delivered through health units across the province and the BC Centre for Disease Control, and programs operated or funded by Mental Health Services, Forensic Psychiatric Services, and Services to the Handicapped. Examples of records documenting these activities include the advisory committee on health promotion and wellness (Preventative Services), vocational rehabilitation of disabled persons (Services to the Handicapped), and child and youth mental health services (Mental Health Services). Records also include program specific reports, correspondence on restructuring the Community and Family Health division, program specific briefing notes, cooperation and liaison files documenting significant program specific relationships (Associated Boards of Health), and other related committee activities such as the hospital and community partnership program committee and the interministerial committee on strengthening the family. These records were created and received by the Ministry of Health in BC under the Health Act (RSBC 1996, c. 179) and other applicable legislation such as the Forensic Psychiatry Act (RSBC 1979, c. 139), and the Mental Health Act of British Columbia (RSBC 1996, c. 288). The mission of the division was to promote the health of individuals and communities in BC by monitoring population health, and the cost-effective implementation of community-based preventative, protection and treatment strategies.

The records are arranged by subject and relevant Administrative Records Classification System (ARCS) code. They include correspondence, memoranda, reports, briefing notes, and meeting materials. These records are classified under the Executive Records schedule (102906). Records in this accession appraised for destruction documented routine administrative activities. Some files have been removed for tobacco litigation. These files are identified on the file list as [removed].

British Columbia. Ministry of Health (1976-2001)

Lorraine Krakow interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Women's Health Collective RECORDED: Vancouver (B.C.), 1976-03-03 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Birth of the Women's Health Collective in 1971; concept; reason for; women involved in the birth, and their studying and gathering of information to prepare them for their lay clinic; present services; training of clinic staff; in 1972, moved to A Women's Place; December 1 of that year, first Canadian women's self-help clinic; spawning of the new health groups; collective formed in 1973 between three different women's health groups; projects formed; publications; 1973, society formed; funding; opposition; salary of seven full-time staff; research grants; doctors' involvement; their part in changing the attitudes towards health care; referrals; teaching medical students; patients; atmosphere; lack of knowledge among women; services other than medical; formation of a doctors directory; patients' involvement; health education groups. TRACK 2: Helping other clinics; diaphragm-fitting clinics; hopes for future funding; structure; needed services; direction; summation.

Minister's slide show : Ministry of Health

  • GR-3393
  • Series
  • 1978

The series consists of a slide show and accompany script called "Here's looking at you". This slide show was created by the Ministry of Health and was designed to be given by the Minister of Health.

British Columbia. Ministry of Health (1976-2001)

Records of the Provincial Health Officer

  • GR-3518
  • Series
  • 1984-1988, 1997-2010

The series consists of the records of the Provincial Health Officer from 1984-1988 and 1997-2010. These records are arranged into subseries for each Provincial Health Officer.

Subseries 1 is the records of H.M. Richards, Provincial Health Officer from approximately 1981 to 1993, though records only cover the dates 1984-1988. Richards had previously been the Assistant Deputy Minister, Preventative Services. Records may also be those of Ron de Burger the later, Assistant Deputy Minister, Preventative services and Robert Fisk, Acting Provincial Health Officer.

The majority of records relate to epidemiology, AIDS and tuberculosis. Records include correspondence, including letters from concerned members of the public and interest groups, draft and final copies of educational material and pamphlets, reference material, and reports.

Subseries 2 is the records of Dr. Perry Kendall, who served as the Provincial Health Officer from 1999-2018. The series consists largely of news releases, correspondence, annual reports, presentations, and notes dating from 1997 to 2010. The series includes records that address the health of the province’s aboriginal population, air quality, fall prevention for the elderly, infant mortality, teenage obesity and activity levels, teenagers’ sex education, and a provincial drug strategy. The series also consists of a VHS recording of Dr. Kendall at a December 15, 2004 press event, as well as a DVD and audio dubbing master for the short informative film “Step by Step : preventing falls among the elderly.”

The records in subseries 2 are arranged by project and were originally housed in file folders within expandable project folders. Files have been removed from the expandable folders due to over-stuffing, however, the first half of each file title reflects the title of the expandable file.

British Columbia. Provincial Health Officer

Health education correspondence and memorandums

  • GR-0340
  • Series
  • 1970-1975

Correspondence and memos pertaining to programmes in health education for British Columbia from the Department of Health, 1970-1975.

British Columbia. Health Education and Information, Dept. of Health

Dennis Cocke interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Health care in British Columbia RECORDED: New Westminster (B.C.), 1976-03-27 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Introduction; personal background; beginning in politics; duties of Minister of Health; departments in the Department of Health; definition of health; state of health care in BC in 1972; Hall Commission; Castinguay Report; Alcohol and Drug Commission (1973); LeDain Commission. TRACK 2: Foulkes Report; public health education; community health centres; manpower distribution; financing; British medical system; problems; federal/provincial relationship; problem with hospital service; abortion; state of health care in BC in 1975; future of health care in BC.