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Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) - Public Health 2017

Location: NS, Canada

Public Health 2017 is the national forum where public health professionals, researchers, policy-makers, academics, students and trainees come together to strengthen efforts to improve health and well-being, share the latest research and information, promote best practices and advocate for public health issues and policies grounded in research.

Who Should Attend?

Anyone who is interested in improving the health and well-being of the entire population should be attending this conference. Public Health 2017 is the meeting place for a wide range of disciplines and sectors, at various career stages, all striving for a common goal. The conference may be of particular interest to: academics and researchers; students/trainees; policy-makers, administrators and managers; health promotion workers; front-line public health workers; media; people working in urban, rural, remote and small communities and anyone with an interest in public health.

Conference objectives

Public Health 2017 will provide:

  • a dynamic setting to profile action-oriented best practices, successful strategies and new research from both domestic and global settings;
  • an occasion to explore evidence-informed interventions focused on addressing key public health challenges;
  • a supportive environment for sharing innovative ideas and approaches to public health practice, policy and research that encourage further collaborations across and within sectors;
  • a forum that supports reflection and critical dialogue;
  • an inclusive networking and knowledge exchange forum at the national level to identify, discuss current public health issues across a range of disciplines and sectors;
  • an opportunity to interact with individuals from different sectors and systems from across Canada and around the world; and
  • a venue for public health professionals at all stages of their career to collaborate, innovate and help shape the health and well-being of Canadians.

Learning objectives

Public Health 2017 will provide delegates the opportunity to:

  • articulate the current status of public health evidence, research, policy and practice;
  • identify public health challenges and related solutions, trends, emerging issues and gaps;
  • learn how to utilize effective evidence-based public health programs, practices, structures and systems; and
  • identify strategies for knowledge translation and exchange.

Event Date
Jun 06, 2017 to Jun 08, 2017
Posted by NCCEHApr 10, 2017
Location TypeIn Person
Halifax, NS