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Indoor Air Quality Issues in First Nations and Inuit Communities in Canada

International Union for Circumpolar Health (IUCH) 14th International Congress on Circumpolar Health

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Environmental Health and Inequalities: Evidence and Action

Presentations: Environmental Stewardship UnitStuart Wuttke, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Health and the EnvironmentAlbert Marshall, Unama'ki Institute of Natural Resources State of Knowledge on Environmental Health Issues for First NationsTara Marsden, First Nations Environmental Health Innovation Network (FNEHIN) Health Canada's Implementation of the Drinking Water Safety Program: Successes...

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Building a National Environmental Health Agenda

Presentations: Inuit Environment and Health: One Issue under Climate ChangeOnalee Randell, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) Prescription for a Healthy Canada: Towards a National Environmental Health Strategy David Boyd, Trudeau Scholar at the University of British Columbia (UBC) Environmental Sustainability and Impacts on Health: Building an AgendaRay Copes, NCCEH Workshop Report

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Event

Ontario Public Health Association (OPHA) - Words to Action - Implementing the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

In 2016, Canada announced its full unqualified support for the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. While marking a historic move towards reconciliation, questions remain about how to implement the many wide-ranging articles of the Declaration. In this webinar, join two leading Canadian advocates for Indigenous rights as they discuss the significance of the UN Declaration and how...

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Public Health Ontario (PHO) et al. - The Ontario Public Health Convention (TOPHC) 2017: Global challenges. Local solutions.

The Ontario Public Health Convention (TOPHC) is hosted jointly by Public Health Ontario, the Ontario Public Health Association (OPHA), and the Association of Local Public Health Agencies (alPHa). 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 we will explore this year’s...

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Le Centre du savoir sur mesure (CESAM) - What are the resiliency challenges for First Nations communities?

In the wake of the efforts made by Indigenious communities in disaster prevention and risk management a First Nations Symposium, will be held from May 23rd to May 25th, 2017 at the Château Laurier in Québec City (1220, Place George V Ouest). The symposium is open to Indigenous communities  stakeholders such as Health Directors, Band Council members, Emergency Managers, Tribal Council...

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NCC for Aboriginal Health - What’s new is really old: Trauma informed health practices through an understanding of historic trauma

Speakers:Dr. Patricia Makokis and Dr. Margo Greenwood Description:Trauma informed health practices are the latest buzz words in the health field. The new is really the old. Teachings of the Elders and the practicing of these teachings have been the saving graces for many Indigenous Nations, amidst the adversity of historic trauma and the resultant complexities of grief and loss and lateral...

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