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Les rôles de la santé publique dans la lutte contre les punaises de lit au Canada

Présentations : La réponse de Toronto aux punaises de litRon de Burger & Tracy Leach, Toronto Public Health Les techniques actuelles de lutte contre les punaises de litTaz Stuart, TDTS Consulting Lutte contre les punaises de lit : Enquête préliminaire de l’Agence de la santé publique du CanadaDaniel Fong, Mark Lysyshyn & Tom Kosatsky, NCCEH/BCCDC Les futures techniques de lutte contre les...

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Unwrapped – Plastic Food Contact Articles And Chemical Food Safety [seulement en anglais]

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-...

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Mapping the Built Environment: Peel Public Health’s Healthy Development Mapping and Monitoring Project [seulement anglais]

The impact of the built environment on health and chronic disease outcomes is increasingly being recognized. The Region of Peel – Public Health has been at the forefront of collaborating with Regional and local municipal planning departments to create innovative approaches to entrenching health as an explicit consideration in the land use planning process. Successful implementation of public...

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Building Safe & Inclusive Communities: The Public Health Approach [seulement en anglais]

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...

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Wildfire Smoke: A Growing Threat to Air Quality and Public Health [seulement en anglais]

Wildfires are becoming more frequent and intense as the global climate changes. Smoke from these fires causes episodes of the worst air quality that many populations will ever experience, sometimes lasting for weeks or months. The first part of the proposed workshop is intended to summarize the current state of the evidence on wildfire smoke generation, composition, toxicity, exposure assessment...

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Le deuxième Forum sur l’air pur de North Central aura lieu en 2018

Le thème du Forum – « Outils communautaires de changement » – favorisera la tenue de discussions constructives sur les problèmes de qualité de l’air avec lesquels les communautés doivent composer, ainsi que sur l’élaboration de politiques, l’éducation et la prise de mesures réglementaires visant la mise en place de solutions à long terme. Les leçons en matière d’amélioration de la qualité de l’...

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Série de séminaires sur la santé environnementale du CCNSE - Surveillance des répercussions des changements climatiques sur la santé

La série de séminaires sur la santé environnementale du BCCDC et du CCNSE propose des occasions d’apprendre et d’échanger des connaissances sur divers sujets touchant la santé environnementale. Ces séminaires sont offerts en personne et en ligne. Conférenciers :Paul Belanger, directeur, gestion des connaissances, KFL&A Public HealthNancy VanStone, associée de recherche, gestion des...

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Série de séminaires sur la santé environnementale du CCNSE - La conservation, stratégie de santé publique pour la préparation aux changements climatiques

Sujets: Climat BC, Canada 

La série de séminaires sur la santé environnementale du BCCDC et du CCNSE propose des occasions d’apprendre et d’échanger des connaissances sur divers sujets touchant la santé environnementale. Ces séminaires sont offerts en personne et en ligne. Conférencier : Dr Craig Stephen, directeur général, Réseau canadien de la santé de la faune Résumé : L’apport des équipes de santé interdisciplinaire à...

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Public Health Association of BC (PHABC) - 4th Fuse International Conference: On Knowledge Exchange in Public Health

Research evidence for healthy public policy: Learning across jurisdictions and sectors Around the world, communities, regions and countries strive to have plans in place to guide their efforts to promote and protect the health of their citizens and prevent illness. Good public policy is integral to the success of those plans, but developing policies in public health is not an easy task. What are...

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Série de séminaires sur la santé environnementale du CCNSE - Santé publique et surveillance des conditions de logement : données récentes de Montréal et réflexions pour améliorer l’effet des politiques

La série de séminaires sur la santé environnementale du BCCDC et du CCNSE propose des occasions d’apprendre et d’échanger des connaissances sur divers sujets touchant la santé environnementale. Ces séminaires sont offerts en personne et en ligne. Conférencier : Dr David Kaiser, médecin spécialiste, santé publique de Montréal Résumé :  Les conditions de logement sont un déterminant fondamental de...

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UBC School of Population and Public Health - Virtual care and vaccine games: tech and the future of public health

Presenters: SPPH Associate Professor, Population Data BC Scientific Director, Kim McGrail SPPH Clinical Associate Professor, GetCheckedOnline medical lead, Mark Gilbert I Boost Immunity Content Strategist, Ian Roe

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Simon Fraser University (SFU) - Epigenetic Embedding of Early Life Experiences: How Environments Get “Under the Skin”

This presentation will highlight the emerging role of epigenetic modifications at the interface between environments and the genome.  Drawing on a large interdisciplinary research network of human population studies with partners from child development, psychology, psychiatry, and epidemiology, Dr. Kobor will discuss how early life adversities such as poverty and family stress can ”get under the...

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BC Lung Association - 6th BC Radon Workshop: Collaborative and Innovative Approach to Radon Issues

Radon is a ubiquitous, naturally occurring radioactive gas in open atmosphere that comes from the decay of uranium, which is distributed throughout soil and rocks. Radon and its decay products are found in higher concentrations in confined space such as homes, buildings and underground workplaces. Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer for non-smokers and the second leading cause after smoking...

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BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) - 2017 Zoonoses Symposium

The Zoonotic Disease Symposium is a collaborative, interdisciplinary forum that provides an opportunity for professionals from across BC to gather, network, and learn about health issues affecting animals and humans.  The Symposium program offers a broad range of topics that are relevant to professionals from a variety of disciplines. The agenda for this event will be made available closer to the...

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UBC School of Population and Public Health - Rats! Purveyors of pestilence or public health helpers?

Presenters: Kaylee Byers, Interdisciplinary doctoral student, Vancouver Rat Project researcher, and Friedman Scholar Michael Lee, SPPH doctoral student, and Vancouver Rat Project researcher

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UBC School of Population and Public Health - How low to go? Assessing the health effects of low levels of air pollution

The best of current research in the Occupational and Environmental Hygiene (OEH) field is presented at these seminars, which run weekly during the academic year. Title: How low to go? Assessing the health effects of low levels of air pollution. The Mortality Air Pollution Associations in Low Exposure environments (MAPLE) project. Presenter: Anders Erickson

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UBC School of Population and Public Health - Indoor air quality and health in Canadian First Nations communities

The best of current research in the Occupational and Environmental Hygiene (OEH) field is presented at these seminars, which run weekly during the academic year. Title: Indoor air quality and health in Canadian First Nations communities Presenter: Karen Bartlett

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Public Health Association of BC (PHABC) Annual Conference - Facing a Changing World: Transformative Leadership & Practice

Please consider joining us for our annual conference, happening this year from November 16th to 17th at The Sutton Place Hotel in downtown Vancouver. Drawing practitioners of public health from all over the province, PHABC’s annual conference is BC’s leading forum for inspiration, sharing, and learning on public health and health equity at the individual, health care system, and community levels...

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UBC School of Population and Public Health - Characterizing the Impacts of Residential Woodsmoke in BC Communities

The best of current research in the Occupational and Environmental Hygiene (OEH) field is presented at these seminars, which run weekly during the academic year. Presenter: Matthew Wagstaff

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CIPHI National Educational Conference 2017 - Honouring Traditions, Inspiring Innovation

CIPHI is hosting a professional development educational conference, providing a professional forum for individuals involved with Environmental Public Health programs and for organizations. We will gather in the spirit of continuous self-improvement and to share program experiences, develop solutions to common challenges, and create innovative planning and training methodologies. This year, the...

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