UBC’s interCultural Online Health Network: Living well with Chronic Conditions

IN support of seniors, their families and caregivers, UBC’s interCultural Online Health Network presented Healthy@Home: Living well with Chronic Conditions on Sunday, March 4 at Surrey’s Grand Taj Banquet Hall. This free South Asian health forum was delivered in Punjabi with simultaneous interpretation in English. The forum highlighted strategies and best practices for managing these chronic conditions at home through nutrition, medication management, stress reduction, exercise, and more. In addition, the forum featured the opportunity to ask questions to the experts, health exhibitions, resources and community support.

The presenters were Dr. Kendall Ho, physician, Dr. Gulzar Cheema, family physician, Dr. Sajal Jain, internist, Dr. Leena Jain, Geriatrician, Dr. Hetesh Ranchod, geriatrician, Priti Suri, dietician, Harmeet Mundra, dietician and diabetes educator, and Jay Bains, iCON South Asian community liaison officer. Minister Jinny Sims also attended.

 

Photos by JAY SHARMA of Mahi Photo Studio

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