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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 23 2018Environmental Health Surveillance, Practices and Procedures Location Type: Online
This four-part webinar course examines the basics of handling, manipulating and visualizing data in a spatial context using geographic information systems (GIS). The course will provide a broad overview of common spatial problems related to health and provide you with the tools to identify these issues and how to handle them in a GIS environment. Focus will be on designing effective...
Jan 24 2018
at 12:30 PST Topics: Practices and Procedures Location Type: Online
Our work takes an interdisciplinary approach; working to connect the Ecohealth community with several other areas or fields where we believe that further engagement would be beneficial. We’ll be discussing our specific projects that draw worthwhile linkages between the Ecohealth community and areas such as disability studies, sustainability, ethics and law.
Jan 26 2018
at 09:00 PST Topics: Practices and Procedures Location Type: Online
This monthly seminar series running during the academic year will involve both faculty and guest speakers, who will share new and innovative research, and current issues and trends in population and public health. Presenters: Dr. Jeremy Howick, Oxford University Primary Care Eva Oberle, SPPH Assistant Professor Guest MC: Daniel Steel, W. Maurice Young Centre for Applied Ethics Associate...
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 13 2018
at 13:00 EST Topics: Practices and Procedures Location Type: Online
Rapid reviews in public health As public health organizations across Canada adopt and implement evidence-informed approaches to public health decision-making, there is a need for up to date evidence that can be applied to local contexts. While the most rigorous approach is to find or do a systematic review, timelines and resources often dictate a rapid review of the literature. Rapid reviews are...
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...
Feb 22 2018
at 13:00 EST Topics: Equity, Practices and Procedures Location Type: Online
Presented collaboratively by the National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health (NCCDH) and the National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools (NCCMT) Attention to health equity within the public health sector has increased in recent years due to a growing evidence base, greater commitment to action by leadership, the incorporation of health equity into strategic plans and...