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Knowledge Translation and the Public Health Inspector: Turning Evidence into Practice / Sous Vide Salmon Pasteurization Temperature
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. Title 1: Knowledge Translation and the Public Health Inspector: Turning Evidence into Practice Speaker: Charlene Tang, British Columbia Institute of Technology Abstract: This study focuses...View Full Article
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
NCCEH Environmental Health Seminar Series - Policy options for healthier retail food environments in city-regions: The case for a solid measurement foundation
Title: Policy options for healthier retail food environments in city-regions: The case for a solid measurement foundation Speaker: Leia Minaker, Assistant Professor, University of Waterloo Abstract: Measurement of the food environment can be complex and depends on community context. In deciding which retail food environment measure to implement, three important criteria are worth considering:...View Full Article
BC Healthy Living Alliance - Hashing it Out: Can We Learn About Cannabis From What We Know About Alcohol?
In recent years, there has been a dramatic shift in policy approaches to substance use in Canada and BC. The introduction of Happy Hours and expansion of booze sales to new places such as farmers markets, grocery stores and hair salons are a few examples of the loosening of alcohol regulations that happened when elements of the 2013 Liquor Policy Review promoting consumer convenience and...View Full Article