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NCCEH eJournal Club - The Geographic Distribution of Liver Cancer in Canada Does Not Associate with Cyanobacterial Toxin Exposure

Topics: Contaminants and Hazards, Biological Agents, Communicable & Infectious Diseases, Drinking Water, Water Location: General, Canada

The NCCEH eJournal Club is a series of informal hour-long sessions discussing and appraising articles relating to environmental health. Active participation is encouraged. Although these sessions are directed at public health inspectors, anyone interested in a given topic is more than welcome to take part. Remote viewing instructions are available on the Eventbrite registration page.

Title of paper: The Geographic Distribution of Liver Cancer in Canada Does Not Associate with Cyanobacterial Toxin Exposure (Labine et al., 2015). Please click on the links below to register and download the paper.

Questions to consider:

  • Are cyanoblooms evident in your region or province?
  • Are you aware of instances where cyanoblooms had an impact on drinking water quality?
  • Is the use of agricultural land or cattle/swine densities reasonable to use as surrogates for cyanobacteria contamination?

Facilitators:

  • Chris Russell, Specialist Environmental Health Officer, Interior Health
  • Dr. Aroha Miller, Environmental Health Scientist, NCCEH

Continuing education credits: 2 CIPHI PDHs

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/ncceh-ejournal-club-may-2017-registration-3451493108...

http://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/12/12/14969/htm

Event DateMay 25, 2017
12:00 to 13:00
PDT
Posted by NCCEHMay 10, 2017
Location TypeOnline
Location: Canada