Pathways Issue 4: COVID-19 and Seniors' Health - Page 21

Supporting B.C. doctors on the
front lines
UBC medical students across B.C. have mobilized
in a grassroots volunteer effort to support front‑line
workers fighting COVID-19. Together, they’re
providing personal assistance to families of medical
professionals, working with health authorities to
staff 811 lines, and developing a system with family
physicians to set up a prescription-delivery process
for immuno‑compromised patients in isolation.
Dr. Bonnie Henry, UBC clinical
associate professor in the School
of Population and Public Health,
is one of hundreds of faculty
members on the front lines of the
COVID-19  outbreak.
Designing low-cost ventilators
to save lives
GLOBAL NEWS As B.C.’s Provincial Health Officer,
she’s leading the provincial response
to the coronavirus.
A team of UBC doctors, medical students and
engineers is collaborating to design, build and
distribute simple, effective and affordable
ventilators to help save lives. Read more about
Dr. Henry’s critical role
in the National Post.