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NCCEH eJournal Club - The Role of Public Health Inspectors in Maintaining Housing in Northern and Rural Communities: Recommendations to Support Public Health Practice

Topics: Equity, Practices and Procedures 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 Role of Public Health Inspectors in Maintaining Housing in Northern and Rural Communities: Recommendations to Support Public Health Practice (Lefebvre et al., 2012). Please click on the links below to register and download the paper.

Questions to consider ahead of the session:

  • In your local or provincial public health region, which professionals are responsible for addressing physical housing hazards? Which should be?
  • What are some health equity considerations when assessing and responding to physical housing hazards?
  • What are some of the challenges of a broad definition of “health hazard” when responding to health-related housing complaints?

Facilitators:

  • Dr. Karen Rideout, Environmental Health Policy Analyst, BCCDC/NCCEH
  • Dr. Helen Ward, Environmental Health Scientist, NCCEH

Continuing education credits: 2 CIPHI PDHs

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/ncceh-ejournal-club-january-2016-registration-311692...

http://journal.cpha.ca/index.php/cjph/article/download/2907/2606

Event DateJan 26, 2017
12:00 to 13:00
PST
Posted by NCCEHJan 13, 2017
Location TypeOnline