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Determinants of health and environmental health practice: Opportunities for Action

Topics: Equity, Practices and Procedures

CIPHI Manitoba Branch Continuing Professional Competencies (CPC) Fall 2015 Workshop

The National Collaborating Centres for Environmental Health and Determinants of Health (NCCEH and NCCDH) co-hosted a workshop at the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (CIPHI) Manitoba Branch Workshop in Winnipeg, MB. This interactive workshop provided an overview of how health equity and the social determinants of health impact environmental public health practice and explored ways practitioners can respond. 

Presentations:

Panel discussion:

  • Heejune Chang, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority
  • Tim Ness, First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, Health Canada
  • Julie Scarpino, Manitoba Health

Workshop:

  • Presentation and discussion of a draft framework process for environmental health action on health equity (to be revised based on ongoing feedback). Open the PDF file below to view the draft framework – you can add your feedback directly into the fillable PDF. Please send us your feedback on the draft framework for environmental health action on health equity – we are accepting feedback until January 8, 2016 (deadline extended).

Highlights of the panel discussion and a related discussion at CIPHI National 2015 are reported in the December 2015 issue of Environmental Health Review

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Event DateOct 08, 2015
Location TypeIn Person
Posted by NCCEHNov 23, 2015