News & Updates

The ACHH Initiative has released its latest research paper titled, “Creating a safe space for First Nations youth to share their pain” in PAIN Reports September 2018 - Innovations in Pediatric Pain Research and Care: Special Issue. The paper focuses on how Indigenous children and youth may be quiet about the way...

The World Congress on Pain is the preeminent global meeting devoted to sharing new developments in pain research, treatment, and education. The meeting brings together thousands of delegates from more than 100 countries across multiple disciplines. Participants include basic scientists, researchers, clinicians, physicians, students, and trainees—all of whom are devoted...

The Indigenous Health Research Advisory Committee (IHRAC) was established as part of the Chronic Pain SPOR with the objective to build, gather and share knowledge about Indigenous health research practices that would benefit Indigenous people. The primary goal of this work is to facilitate the development of authentic partnerships and enhanced...

Researchers are conducting a national survey with children, teens, their families, and their healthcare providers to generate a list of the Top 10 unanswered questions about treating chronic pain in kids and teens in Canada. Your voice matters! If you are impacted by chronic pain in kids and teens, we ask...

We at the ACHH Initiative would like to wish Jocelyn Vine, VP, Patient Care & CNE, at the IWK Health Centre a healthy and happy retirement! She has always been a great advocate for the ACHH Initiative. Thank you for your contributions and support over the years. You will be...

BC Children’s Hospital Department of Psychology is offering a 0.5 FTE 1-year Post-Doctoral Clinical Psychology Fellowship: Subspecialty in Rural First Nations Wellness. Start Date: Between June and September 2018, continuing for a 1-year term. This position is for candidates who have completed an APA/CPA accredited Psychology Internship Program. The fellowship represents a collaboration...