PopData Support for COVID-19 research

Metadata Central

Approved users (listed below) may access file and field level summaries for BC Cancer, the Human Early Learning Partnership EDI, the BC Ministry of Health and BC Vital Statistics Agency via Metadata Central.

  • Researchers or project team members at any stage of the data application (DAR) process (feasibility, initial, proposed, applied or approved)
  • Anyone affiliated with a research or public institution, including health authorities, (e.g. BC Centre for Disease Control) and Public Service Agencies (e.g. BC Coroners Service)
  • Data Stewards and/or designated affiliates
  • Students enrolled in one of our Education and Training Unit courses

How to access Metadata Central

Access to Metadata Central is through the my.popdata website and you will need a my.popdata account to log in.

To request access to Metadata Central, please contact the Data Access Unit at dataaccess@popdata.bc.ca.

PLEASE NOTE: Access to Metadata Central is NOT AVAILABLE to users outside of Canada.


Upcoming events

Upcoming events
Free webinar
Online course
Online course

Recently approved projects

A premature baby in an incubator

BC Preemies SHINE (Study of Health outcomes IN Early childhood)

Impact of continuing vs. withholding trastuzumab therapy in breast cancer patients with treatment-emergent left ventricular dysfunction on cardiovascular and cancer outcomes

All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality and Acute Morbidity Attributable to COVID-19 and Medical History Associated with Severe COVID-19 Infection in BC