Local physicians go into schools and educate youth on risks that come with sex, rates of teen pregnancy and STDs drop dramatically.
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Post Secondary education in fields such as Licensed Practical Nursing, Dental Assistants etc. leads to great local and Indigenous work opportunities.
The University of Northern BC and the Northern Medical Program facilitates a travelling road show to expose urban students to the northern-rural environment.
The University of Northern BC and the Northern Medical Program bring students to truck stops to assist in providing medical services to a hard-to-reach population group who are always on the go with their job.
Healing Drum Circle part of Programming welcomes all battling with mental health and addiction
Registered Nurse (RN) numbers are low, so this community has developed education lines to tackle that. A nurse can take a rural emerge course through University of Northern BC (UNBC) and are guaranteed to stay in Bella Coola. Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) pays for it, but the nurses must commit to a 1 year return of service in the community.
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