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Supporting safe and healthy food systems through food safety, hygiene, and healthy eating resources.
Presentations: Introductions and purpose of the workshopMona Shum, NCCEH What is Health Promotion in the context of Health Protection?Audrey Campbell, University of British Columbia A Collaborative Health Promotion ApproachWayne Fletcher, Toronto Public Health The Role of Health Protection in a Safe Housing ProgramNelson Fok, Alberta Health Services Getting Local Food to the Table for Food...View Full Article
This workshop will outline six ways that food can transform cities and institutions. The day’s activities will include formal presentations and discussions as well as networking and brainstorming opportunities. “Learning journey” techniques employed during the day will provide empowering possibilities for interdisciplinary listening and learning about creative approaches to food and cities. Dr....View Full Article
“Simplifying Complexity: Public Health Approaches & Practice in Complex Systems” will dedicate two days to exploring complex adaptive systems and complexity science through a variety of plenary panel sessions, oral presentations, workshops and poster presentations within four main sub themes: food systems & security, immunization & infectious disease control, wicked problems in...View Full Article
Plastics are emerging as an important environmental public health (EPH) issue. Within this issue, the safety of plastic food contact articles (PFCA) is especially important for EPH practice. PFCA are designed to safeguard the quality and safety of food and are used extensively in food service and retail settings. Plastic packages, utensils, surfaces, equipment and components provide cost-...View Full Article
The annual conference is designed to help attendees learn new methods of fostering safe, healthy and inclusive communities by showcasing the latest work and research within the realm of public health and beyond. Some topics that will be discussed include: Violence prevention at the individual & societal level, health equity, health literacy, fostering healthy relationships, keeping...View Full Article