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Research Study

Chronic diseases research priorities in Northern BC: patients, caregivers, practitioners

Prioritizing chronic disease research in rural BC

Closed Recruitment

Health Areas

Kidney Disease, Heart Disease, Rural Health, Cholesterol, Pulmonary Conditions

Study Purpose

Do you live with or care for someone with 2 or more chronic medical conditions? We want to hear from you about your priorities for health research. A randomly selected portion of the participants who complete the e-survey will be invited to participate in focus groups to gather views on priorities for lifestyle change research. Use this link to participate:


The purpose of this project is to generate research priorities for lifestyle behavior changes such as physical activity, sedentary time or diet, identified by caregivers and adults (19+ years old) diagnosed with chronic diseases, as well as healthcare providers, living and working in northern, rural, and remote BC communities.



North Coast and Nechako


recruitment end date



Age: 19 Years - 110 Years Old

Accepting Healthy Volunteers: Yes

Research Team Information

Principal investigator

Taru Manyanga

health authority affiliation

No Health Authority Affiliation

academic affiliation

University of Northern British Columbia


Robin Roots; Dr. Malgorzata Kaminska; Dr. Anurag Singh; Dr. Arthur T. Carter

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