UNDERLYING chronic illness, culturally ineffective health system gaps, lack of data/analysis, and other factors were leading causes for the dramatic spike in the number of COVID-19 cases for British Columbia’s South Asian population. As we move towards a new normal, there is opportunity to increase health equity for South Asians in British Columbia. The 2021 Canada India Network Society Conference will hold a virtual South Asian health conference on June 18-20 and will focus on these topics and more.

This year’s conference titled, “Lowering the Burden of Chronic Disease through Integrative Thinking to Integrated Medicine – Voices from the Trenches,” focuses on lowering the burden of chronic diseases through integrative thinking.

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