This category is comprised of associations based in British Columbia. The associations listed all relate to the subject of health in a direct manner, such as patient associations, medical professional associations, and medical research associations.
An association is an organized group of people with a common interest or goal. In the health field, associations are especially invaluable. To the general public and patients, they provide such services as education and support. To the health professional, they offer research opportunities, career support and other benefits.