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S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Health Fair 2023 returns in person at a new Richmond location September 17

Posted date: September 12, 2023

Media Advisory

For Immediate Release 

Sept. 13, 2023

S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Health Fair 2023 returns in person at a new Richmond location September 17 

Vancouver, B.C. – S.U.C.C.E.S.S., the Chinese Canadian Medical Society BC and the Canadian Chinese Dental Society of BC, together with UBC InterCultural Online Health Network (iCON), are thrilled to announce the return of Health Fair 2023, which will be held as an in person event for the first time this year since the pandemic.  

Health Fair 2023 takes place on Sunday, Sept. 17 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Richmond, B.C. Since its launch in 1991, the Fair has become the most popular health-related event in Chinese-Canadian community Metro Vancouver. Since then, the Fair has hosted more than 300 health-related seminars, serving more than 30,000 people.  

Highlights of this year’s event include a talk by Dr. Roger Wong, clinical professor, and vice dean of UBC on brain health and dementia care, a talk by Dr. Siu Him Chan on lowering risk of cardiovascular conditions, plus presentations on child oral health, online personal health information and free health screenings. Learn more about Health Fair 2023.

Media are cordially invited to join us for a Media Tour and Opening Ceremonies to learn more and to hear from organizers and medical professionals.

Date: Sunday, Sept. 17, 2023
Location: Kwantlen Polytechnic University, 8771 Landsdowne Rd. Richmond, B.C.
Media Arrival: Please arrive by 11:00 a.m.
Media Tour: 11:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Atrium at KPU
Opening Ceremonies: 11:40 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. in Melville Centre for Dialogue at KPU 

Presenters: Dr. Benny Lau, Director, Chinese Canadian Medical Society BC
                      Dr. Cindy Cho, Director, Chinese Canadian Dental Society of BC
                      Barbara Ho, Chief Nursing Officer, UBC iCON
                      Ryan Drew, Director, Integrated Services for Newcomers, S.U.C.C.E.S.S. 

For more information  

Elaine O’Connor
Director, Strategic Communications and Partnerships
[email protected] 

About S.U.C.C.E.S.S. 

Founded in 1973, S.U.C.C.E.S.S. is one of the largest social service agencies in Canada. It offers a wide range of programs and services that promote the belonging, wellness, and independence of people on their Canadian journey. Programs and services are offered in the areas of newcomer settlement, English language training, employment and entrepreneurship, family, youth and seniors programming, health education, community development, seniors care, and affordable housing. For details, please visit  

About S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Foundation 

Incorporated in 2001, S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Foundation is a charitable organization that raises funding for S.U.C.C.E.S.S. and its affiliated organizations supporting S.U.C.C.E.S.S. mandates that focus on strengthening our diverse communities. For details, please visit  

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地址:卑詩省,列治文市,8771 Landsdowne路,昆特蘭理工大學列治文校區 


媒體簡介上午11:1511:30 在昆特蘭理工大學列治文校區中庭 

開幕式:上午11:40到下午12:202205 Melville Centre for Dialogue 

                      加華醫學會理事劉振遠醫生Dr. Benny Lau                       

加華牙醫學會理事Dr. Cindy Cho
                      卑詩大學安康健康網絡護理總監何陳汝慈註冊護士Barbara Ho, RN
                      中僑互助會,新移民綜合服務總監Ryan Drew 



Elaine O’Connor
[email protected] 


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