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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...
Jan 31 2018Contaminants and Hazards, Communicable & Infectious Diseases, Personal Service Establishments Location Type: Online
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...
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...