Wednesday, October 12, 2005

BC's Access to Health award nominations close October 31st

The BC Coalition of People with Disabilities' Access to Health awards are given each October to mark International Health Literacy Month. Nominations must be received by 4:30 pm October 31, 2005.

Awards are given each year to individuals in:

  1. the community agency category and
  2. the healthcare professionals category.
The awards recognize outstanding work by individuals supporting access to health information and services for people with disabilities throughout British Columbia.

To nominate someone for an award:
  • you must be a person with a disability living in BC
  • contact the Health Literacy Network for a nomination form or visit Community Alerts (August 10, 2005) at the BC Coalition of People with Disabilities website:
  • complete all three parts of the nomination form
  • mail or fax your nomination form by 4:30 October 31, 2005.
Award winners are selected based on the information you provide. Explain clearly how you nominee's work has made a difference in your life. If you are unable to complete the form or have questions, call Shelley at the BC Coalition of People with Disabilities (604-875-0188).