2018 CIPHI MB Annual Education Conference

A BC KalamiTea – kombucha alcohol levels affecting mothers, infants and toddlers

Kombucha is a mildly sweet and acidic beverage considered to be a healthy alternative to sugary soda drinks. It is popular in Canada and other countries, and in British Columbia and Ontario, locally…
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A closer look at energy expenditure and pollution inhalation during urban cycling: Physics, physiology, and travel behaviour

Although urban cycling is widely known and promoted as physically active transportation, the actual physics of utilitarian cycling have been given little attention in transportation engineering and…
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A cross-Canada scan of clean energy policies

Remote Indigenous communities in Canada overwhelmingly rely on diesel fuel for heating and electricity generation. Clean energy projects in these communities are more likely to succeed with strong…
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A local food environment policy framework: How to take action and measure change in Ontario

Government policies targeting the availability, affordability, and marketing of foods can shape the food environment. Local governments are often the first to implement innovative healthy food…
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A Well-Being Mandate: City Building in the 21st Century

The way we build cities shapes how people live. City building can create positive or negative health outcomes. It can contribute to or detract from the genuine well-being of individuals and…
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Active Transportation in Urban Areas: Exploring Health Benefits and Risks (UBC Bridge Program)

Active transportation refers mainly to walking and cycling for transportation.Health Benefits: People who use active transportation are, on average, more physically fit, less obese, and have a…
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Adverse effects after medical, commercial, or self-administered colon cleansing procedures

Primary inquiry: What information is available regarding the environmental health-related risks of colonics in the academic literature, and how can environmental health practitioners help reduce…
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Air Quality and Community Health Impact of Animal Manure Management (UBC Bridge Program)

Nearly 200 million tonnes of livestock manure are generated in Canada each year.1 Manure storage and land application tends to produce odour, greenhouse gases, microbes, and particulate matter, which…
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Air Quality Assessment Tools: A Guide for Public Health Practitioners

Topics: Outdoor Air
Several tools exist to assess local air quality, including the impact of specific sources, emissions, and meteorological conditions. Information generated from the use of air quality assessment tools…
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Algorithms, Air Pollution, and Adverse Outcome Pathways: Leveraging Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to Advance Environmental Health Research and Decisions

Topics: Outdoor Air
Artificial intelligence (AI) has been called “the new electricity”—a technological invention that promises to fundamentally transform our lives and the world we live in.  The resurgence of investment…
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Ambient Air Pollution and the Risk of Childhood-onset Inflammatory Bowel Disease

This presentation will summarize the results from a study investigating the effects of ambient air pollution on the risk of developing pediatric-onset IBD using Ontario administrative health data. In…
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American Public Health Association (APHA) - Build Internal Infrastructure to Advance Health Equity

Topics: Equity
Join the first of a four-part webinar series on Advancing Health Equity in Local Health Departments.This webinar will cover:Why building internal infrastructure is key to advancing health equity.How…
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American Public Health Association (APHA) - Championing Transformative Change to Advance Health Equity

Topics: Equity
During the fourth webinar of the "Advancing Health Equity in Local Health Departments" series, we’ll discuss:What do we mean by “transformative change” and why this is essential to advancing health…
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American Public Health Association (APHA) - Climate Changes Children's Health: Protecting Our Future

Part of the Year of Climate Change and Health webinar series, this seventh installment will highlight children's sensitivity to the health threats imposed by climate change, and will offer solutions…
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American Public Health Association (APHA) - Crafting Richer Public Health Messages: Lessons and Examples for State and Local Advocacy

In turbulent political times, crafting public health messages that resonate across differing political ideologies is more important and challenging than ever. In this webinar, the presenters will…
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American Public Health Association (APHA) - Drinking Water and Lead Service Lines: Partnering to Protect Public Health

Lead exposure contributes to cognitive impairments, behavioral problems and lowered IQ. While there is no safe level of lead exposure, lead can be found in dust in our homes, air, soil, and drinking…
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American Public Health Association (APHA) - Fostering Community Partnerships to Advance Health Equity

On the third webinar of the "Advancing Health Equity in Local Health Departments" series, we’ll discuss:Why fostering community partnerships is key to advancing health equityHow Alameda County in…
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American Public Health Association (APHA) - National Public Health Week Partnership Webinar

Join APHA staff and partners to discuss innovative strategies for promoting National Public Health Week in local communities and on social media. This webinar will also promote tools and resources…
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An Introduction to Healthy Built Environments

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