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We offer a directory of upcoming conferences, courses and other continuing education opportunities related to environmental health practice and policy. We also welcome input regarding any upcoming events of relevance to the environmental health community not listed here.
Events are described in their applicable language(s).
Dec 12 2016
at 13:00 EST Topics: Equity, Practices and Procedures Location Type: Online
Intersectionality is an approach that puts forward the idea that multiple social positions (e.g., age, culture, (dis)ability, ethnicity, indigeneity, gender, immigrant status, race, sexual orientation, social class, and religion) intersect at the level of individual experience to reflect multiple interlocking/intersecting systems of privilege and oppression at the macro, social-structural level...
Dec 13 2016
at 12:00 PST Topics: Communicable & Infectious Diseases, Environmental Health Surveillance, Risk Analysis Location Type: Online and In Person Location: Vancouver, BC
Improved understanding of the risk factors for developing tuberculosis (TB) will better inform decisions about testing and treatment for latent TB infection (LTBI) in migrant populations in low incidence regions. In this presentation, we will describe results of a retrospective population-based cohort study examining medical and demographic risk factors for developing TB among the foreign-born...
Dec 15 2016
at 13:00 PST Topics: Aboriginal Environmental Health, Contaminants and Hazards, Health Impact Assessment Location Type: Online
Title:Community Impacts of Fuel Spills: a Case Study from BC’s Northern Coast Speakers:Chief Councillor Marilyn Slett, Heiltsuk NationLinda Pillsworth, Manager of Environmental Public Health Services, FNHAAngela Eykelbosh, Environmental Health & Knowledge Translation Scientist, NCCEH/BCCDC Abstract:In the first of two BCCDC Environmental Health Seminars focusing on oil/fuel spills and public...
Dec 20 2016
at 12:00 EST Topics: Climate, Health Impact Assessment, Practices and Procedures Location Type: Online and In Person Location: Toronto, ON
This research presentation will describe qualitative and quantitative impacts of a novel evidence-informed curriculum, Public Health System Training in Disaster Recovery (PHSTriDR). This is the first known curriculum explicitly designed to address and enhance public health workers' sense of efficacy toward disaster recovery. In the face of an ever-broadening array of emergent public health...
Jan 09 2017
Topics: Health Impact Assessment, Practices and Procedures, Risk Analysis Location Type: Online
A 12-hour online education course on health impact assessment (HIA) of public policies is offered by the NCCHPP. This online course will focus on the five steps of HIA and will take place over 5 weeks. It will allow you to become familiar with the HIA process applied to public policies, recognize its fundamentals, and think about the favourable conditions for successful HIA implementation....
Jan 11 2017
at 17:30 PST Topics: Air, Indoor Air Location Type: In Person Location: Vancouver, BC
Co-hosted with ASHRAE BC, the topic for the January Meeting is Energy Code Options for Existing Buildings. Our speaker is Dr. James Montgomery from RDH Building Science. All participants must pre-register.
Feb 28 2017
at 12:00 EST Topics: Equity, Practices and Procedures Location Type: Online and In Person Location: Toronto, ON
More information to follow.