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The team at NCCEH regularly presents at environmental health events across Canada in addition to organizing workshops and meetings on various developing topics. A select listing of our presentations made at conferences and other meetings is available here.

Please contact us to find out if we can contribute to an upcoming event.

Environmental Health Seminar - BCIT Student Research Projects

Topics: Cannabis, Food 

The 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.

This seminar highlighted three student research projects from the BCIT Environmental Health Program.

Titles:

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Calls to the BC Drug and Poison Information Centre on the Cusp of Cannabis Legalization

Topics: Cannabis 

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.

Presenter: Tissa Rahim, Project Coordinator, BC Centre for Disease Control

PDF icon EH Seminar BC DPIC Cannabis Calls June 12 2019.pdf

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Risks and vulnerabilities due to climate change in Canada: New evidence and HealthADAPT

Topics: Climate Change 

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: Peter Berry, Senior Policy Analyst, Health Canada

PDF icon NCCEH EH Seminar May 29 2019_Risks and Vulnerabilities due to Climate Change in Canada.pdf

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Conducting a Literature Search & Evidence Review: The NCCEH Approach

This presentation covers   Intro to the NCCEH Strategic priorities KT product types Current project highlights (Healthy Built Environment, Cannabis) What is evidence–informed decision making (EIDM)? Knowledge TranslationCase examples Step by step: Literature Reviews NCCEH Ron de Burger Student Award

PDF icon NCCEH Conducting A Semi-Systematic Review - BCIT Presentation 2018-EN.pdf

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Paradox of Wealth and Health: Resource Development and Social Determinants of Health

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.

Speakers: Barbara Oke, Regional Manager, Health and Resource Development, Northern HealthMelissa Aalhus, Health and Resource Development Technical Advisor, Northern Health

PDF icon NCCEH EH Seminar - Resource development and SDOH.pdf

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Cyanobacteria and Drinking Water

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.

Speakers: Juliette O'Keeffe, Environmental Health & Knowledge Translation Scientist, NCCEHVictoria (Tory) Colling, Scientist, Walkerton Clean Water Centre

Title: Cyanobacteria and Drinking Water in Canada, Key issues for Public Health

PDF icon Cyanobacteria and Drinking Water in Canada, Key issues for Public Health - Juliette O'Keeffe.pdf, PDF icon Challenges and a Pilot Study on Cyanobacteria and Small Drinking Water Systems - Tory Colling.pdf

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Growing at Home: Health and Safety Concerns for Personal Cannabis Cultivation

This presentation is based on an NCCEH Evidence Review titled Growing at Home: Health and Safety Concerns for Personal Cannabis Cultivation, which you can access here. A two page factsheet was also developed which is available here.

PDF icon Growing_at_home_EN.pdf

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Indigenous Food Safety and Security: Community Adaptations in the Wake of Climate Pressures

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.

Speakers: Casey Neathway, Interior Regional Manager of Environmental Public Health Services, First Nations Health AuthorityLeela Steiner, Environmental Health and Knowledge Translation Scientist, NCCEH

PDF icon EH Seminar Indigenous food safety and security.pdf

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NCCEH Ron de Burger Student Award Winners

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.

Presentation 1: Exploring the Relationship between the Built Environment and Social Isolation and Loneliness: Implications for Public Policy

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Unwrapped – Plastic Food Contact Articles And Chemical Food Safety

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: Shirra Freeman, Environmental Health and Knowledge Translation Scientist, NCCEH

PDF icon NCCEH EH Seminar Plastics Oct 30 2018.pdf

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Mapping the Built Environment: Peel Public Health’s Healthy Development Mapping and Monitoring Project

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.

Speakers: Maria Mukhtar, Analyst, Research and Policy, Peel Public Health (Ontario); David Guillette, Data and GIS Specialist, Peel Data Centre (Ontario)

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How the “Tick Talk” works for communicating risk awareness

Climate changes are expanding the areas where ticks can survive and thrive across Canada. The number of Canadians contracting tick-borne diseases, such as Lyme Disease and Anaplasmosis, is also increasing. As a result, educating Canadians on how to prevent tick bites is becoming increasingly important.  This presentation details an animated tick awareness program, aimed specifically at children, that was developed in conjunction with the BCCDC.

 

PDF icon NCCEH_Communicating_Tick_Awareness_EN(rev).pdf

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BCIT Environmental Health Student Presentations 2018

Topics: Cannabis, Food, Mould 

  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.  

PDF icon 2018-06-28 An Evaluation of the Knowledge and Practices of Metro Vancouver Residents Regarding Mould.pdf, PDF icon 2018-06-28 Cannabis Risk Awareness A British Columbia Perspective.pdf, PDF icon 2018-06-28 Impact of Overcrowding Sous Vide Water Baths on the Thermal Process of Pork Loins.pdf

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Public Health in a Changing Climate: Leveraging Connections and Knowledge for Action

This presentation was delivered at the 78th CIPHI Ontario Annual Education Conference. It provides an overview of how climate change impacts public health and how public health workers can act at a local level to address climate change challenges.

PDF icon CIPHI 2017 Public Health in a Changing Climate Ma.pdf

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Exploring Gaps and Sharing Findings: The 2016 NCCEH Environmental Health Needs Assessment

Topics: Surveillance 

This poster was delivered at the 78th CIPHI Ontario Annual Education Conference. It describes a multi-phase needs assessment conducted by the NCCEH to understand the needs of environmental health (EH) stakeholders across Canada.

PDF icon CIPHI ON 2017 Poster_Tina final.pdf

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Enabling organizational capacity for health equity in environmental public health

Topics: Equity 

This presentation examines the intersection of Environmental Public Health & health equity.  Key concepts covered in the presentation include:

a review of the structural & intermediary determinants of health an examination of the different theoretical approaches that can be used to understand health equity a look at organizational capacity, barriers & facilitators to health equity work some of the practical implications of integrating health equity into EPH work suggestions for tools for EPH practitioners

PDF icon CPHA enviro health world cafe_EN.pdf

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Conservation as a Public Health Strategy for Climate Change Preparedness

Topics: Climate Change 

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. Craig Stephen, Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Wildlife Health Cooperative

PDF icon 2018-05-09 Conservation for climate change preparedness.pdf

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Monitoring Health Impacts of Climate Change: A GIS Application to Display Real-Time Surveillance of Environmental Data and Health Outcomes Combined with Demographic Information

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.

Speakers:Dr. Paul Belanger, Director, Knowledge Management, KFL&A Public HealthDr. Nancy VanStone, Research Associate, Knowledge Management, KFL&A Public Health

PDF icon 2018-04-26 Monitoring health impacts of climate change GIS.pdf

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Splash Parks: Understanding the Risk and Implementing Better Practice

This presentation was delivered at the 83rd CIPHI National Annual Education Conference and was created in conjunction with Chris Russell an Environmental Health Specialist from the BC Interior Health authority. It provides an overview of the risks associated with splash parks and it describes some of the best practices regarding the design and operation of these kinds of facilities.

PDF icon RussellC-SplashPads-Final EN.pdf

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Public Health in a Changing Climate: Leveraging Connections and Knowledge for Action

This presentation was originally delivered at the 2017 CIPHI Ontario Annual Education Conference in Brampton, ON.

PDF icon CIPHI 2017 Public Health in a Changing Climate Ma.pdf

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