The Okanagan-Zambia Health Initiative mission statement, as taken from their website, is to work "in partnership with Zambian, Canadian, and International colleagues, OkaZHI will contribute to the improved health of people living in Zambia, through supporting locally identified priorities and strengthening health care capacities."
It is through the assistance and support of our sponsors that UBCO nursing students are able to become advocates for global health and healing. We could not do this withought the support from our community. Global health and healing initiatives is a contribution everyone can be proud of. Please join us in supporting our students.
Over the last several years, students from the University of British Columbia Okanagan’s undergraduate nursing program- have been involved in a global health nursing practicum. This is part of the students final clinical practice experience in which students have an opportunity to practice nursing in another setting outside of Canada.
Last year's gala at the Hotel Eldorado was a huge success! We were thankful to be able to show members of our community the love and passion we have for global health. Thank you for all of the support you showed, as individuals and businesses. Plans are underway to organize this years Global Gala on November 18th at Manteo Resort!