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Practices and Procedures
Preventing harm through emergency preparedness, surveillance, health impact assessments and risk management and communication.
A health impact assessment (HIA) is a combination of procedures, methods, and tools that allow for the strategic evaluation and assessment of the health or social impacts of a policy, plan, or project. HIAs provide information to decision-makers and stakeholders about the intended and unintended consequences arising from an activity, and make recommendations to maximize positive and mitigate...View Full Article
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:Chief Councillor Marilyn Slett, Heiltsuk NationLinda Pillsworth, Manager of Environmental Public Health Services, FNHAAngela Eykelbosh, Environmental Health & Knowledge...View Full Article
Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors National Conference 2015 This panel was designed to provide public health inspectors with a basic understanding of the inclusion of health in environmental assessments and to share experiences of working on environmental assessment across Canada. After a brief overview of environmental assessment, three panel members from the local (Toronto Public...View Full Article
Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) - A Day in the Life of an Urban Planner with a Public Health Impact
What role can urban planners play to improve health? How do you embed a public health lens in municipal plans and policies? Given that the built environment, land use and transportation systems are among determinants of population health, this webinar will explore the role of an urban planner with a focus on public health and how urban planning can help support more socially just and equitable...View Full Article