COVID-19 health policy study: Seeking input

Issue: BCMJ, vol. 63, No. 1, January February 2021, Page 25 News COVID-19

The Vaccine Evaluation Center (VEC) at BC Children’s Hospital is seeking health care workers’ experiences and perspectives on the impact of COVID-19 public health policies on individuals and communities. VEC is particularly interested in hearing from health care workers in acute care and long-term care facilities as well as policy makers and implementers. Researchers at the VEC are doing this study in collaboration with researchers across Canada, China, and Bangladesh. The study will consist of a 45- to 60-minute interview to be completed by phone or Zoom. For more information or to sign up, call VEC at 604 875-2187 or email Provide your name, phone number, and a good time to call, and mention the COVID-19 health policy study.

. COVID-19 health policy study: Seeking input. BCMJ, Vol. 63, No. 1, January, February, 2021, Page(s) 25 - News, COVID-19.

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