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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).
Jan 26 2018
at 12:30 EST Topics: Contaminants and Hazards, Environmental Health Surveillance Location Type: Online and In Person Location: Toronto, ON
In this seminar, an update of the Ontario Environment and Health Study (OEHS) will be provided. The OEHS is a breast cancer case-control study in Ontario women, aged 18-44 years. In this study, blood and urine were collected to measure biomarkers of exposure to PBDE and OP flame retardants. As part of the overall exposure assessment strategy, a database of PBDE in foods and supplements was...
Feb 06 2018Practices and Procedures Location Type: Online and In Person Location: Toronto, ON
Social media platforms have become an increasingly important tool in supporting public health protection and promotion. This session will highlight effective models of social media use in public health to engage and educate community members as well as to address communication gaps. Using examples from health promotion and communicable disease control, this session will examine how social media...
Feb 14 2018Contaminants and Hazards, Communicable & Infectious Diseases Location Type: Online and In Person Location: Toronto, ON
On December 4, 2015, Hamilton Public Health Services received a report from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) of raccoon strain rabies in a raccoon that attacked two dogs. This rabid raccoon was the first rabies-positive terrestrial animal since 1994 in Hamilton. Between December 2015 and December 2017, Hamilton received reports of over 275 rabid animals. This presentation will provide...
Feb 22 2018
at 12:00 PST Topics: Built Environment, Environmental Health Surveillance, Practices and Procedures Location Type: Online and In Person Location: Vancouver, BC
The BCCDC/NCCEH Environmental Health Seminar Series provides an opportunity for learning and knowledge exchange on a variety of environmental health topics. The seminars can be attended in-person or online. Speaker: Dr. David Kaiser, Specialist Physician, Montreal Public Health Abstract: Housing conditions are a fundamental determinant of health and one of the core targets of public health...
Mar 21 2018
Location Type: In Person Location: Toronto, ON
The Ontario Public Health Convention (TOPHC) is your opportunity to connect with health professionals from Ontario and beyond to share knowledge and develop skills related to public health. For three days in March, TOPHC 2018 will explore how we can lead through change, respond with innovative opportunities and partnerships, and set the course for a strong and renewed public health sector...