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Ressources des CCN à l’intention des professionnels de la santé environnementale

Les six Centres de collaboration nationale (CCN) en santé publique collaborent en vue de promouvoir et d’améliorer l’utilisation de la recherche scientifique et d’autres connaissances pour renforcer les pratiques, les programmes et les politiques en santé publique au Canada. Sources de savoir sans pareil, ils mettent en évidence les lacunes en matière de connaissances, favorisent la création et...

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Workshops Presentations

Communication des risques (2009)

Presentations: Risk Communication Theories and Principles, with Examples*Timothy Sly, Ryerson University Risk Communication in Practice from One Health Department's PerspectiveNelson Fok, Alberta Health Services Handout:      * The Perception and Communication of Risk: A Guide for the Local Health Agency  

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Healthy Housing: Exploring the Interface between Public Health and Municipal Property Standards [seulement en anglais]

Housing plays an immense and complex role in shaping our physical, mental and social well-being. Access, condition, proximity to environmental hazards, and connectedness with the rest of the community are all factors that determine whether housing contributes to or detracts from human health. This relationship has been recognized in the Healthy Environments and Climate Change Guideline released...

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Does climate modify the relationship between neighbourhood walkability and self-reported walking?

Occupational and Environmental Health Seminar The presentation will explore how neighbourhood walkability may influence physical activity levels and chronic disease risk. Examples will include Public Health Ontario’s research into the relationship between walkability and health. The presenter will also describe recent analyses of climate variables, such as temperature and precipitation, and how...

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The expanding range of mosquito and tick vectors: Importance of robust vector surveillance in Ontario [seulement en anglais]

As persistent changes in weather patterns affect the spread of exotic arthropod vectors worldwide, Ontario has also seen the introduction of exotic mosquitoes and ticks. Based on Ontario’s mosquito and tick surveillance programs, this province has seen the introduction, and possible establishment, of some notable exotic species. The lone star tick is a voracious biter and implicated in red meat...

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CIPHI Ontario Seminar Series - Student Presentations [seulement anglais]

Sujets: Aliments ON, Canada 

This CIPHI Seminar will feature three student presentations: The Missing Ingredient: Food Safety Messages on Popular Recipe Blogs Use of infrared thermometers to predict internal temperature of meat products and improve food safety compliance An online review of the food safety information available for immune-compromised individuals in Ontario

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The Ontario Public Health Convention (TOPHC) [seulement en anglais]

TOPHC 2019 will explore how strategy, leadership and practice align to address changes in the public health sector. Discover tools and approaches to move knowledge into practice, refresh your knowledge at thought-provoking sessions and collaborate with colleagues motivated to build healthier and more sustainable communities. 

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Fourth International Conference on Law Enforcement and Public Health [seulement en anglais]

Sujets: Équité ON, Canada 

Be part of this biennial conference exploring the complex and diverse intersections of law enforcement and public health, involving practitioners, policy makers and researchers from these and other related sectors.   Understanding this common ground is critically important, with many current social, humanitarian, security and broad public health issues requiring an inter-sectoral approach. In...

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Joint Annual Meeting of the International Society of Exposure Science and the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISES-ISEE 2018) [seulement en anglais]

The ISES-ISEE 2018 Joint Annual Meeting theme is “Addressing Complex Local and Global Issues in Environmental Exposure and Health.” The ISES-ISEE 2018 Joint Annual Meeting will be inclusive to delegates from around the world, and will leverage local and international expertise to address complex local and global topics relevant to exposure science and environmental epidemiology.

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PHO Grand Rounds: Wildfire Smoke and Public Health: 15 years of experience in 45 minutes [seulement en anglais]

Congrès 2018 de l’ICISP Ontario

Les inscriptions sont en cours. La date limite pour soumettre un abrégé est le 1er juin 2018.

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Public Health Ontario (PHO) - Grand Rounds: Municipalities and the Legalization of Cannabis

Sujets: Cannabis ON, Canada 

The upcoming legalization of recreational cannabis will have implications for municipal governments, their communities and for public health. This session addresses topical issues related to anticipated recreational cannabis legalization from public health and municipal perspectives. From a municipal perspective, Craig Reid will discuss expected local impacts due to implementation, including...

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University of Toronto - Indigenous Health Conference: Walking Together

We are pleased to invite you to the 3rd biennial Indigenous Health Conference (IHC): Walking Together. This interdisciplinary conference is designed to help health care providers understand how Indigenous ways of knowing with respect to health and well-being can be utilized in health care approaches for Indigenous peoples. IHC will also host a post-conference course on May 26, 2018 in...

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Occupational Cancer Research Centre (OCRC) - Tackling Local Air Quality at the Local Level: Peel Public Health’s Experience

Ambient air quality is a long-standing concern in Peel region. While health is the common concern, the sources of pollution range from industrial emissions, to power plants, aggregate extraction and transportation and growth. The two ambient air monitors in Peel region, in Mississauga and Brampton, operated by the Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change, do not provide sufficient...

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Occupational Cancer Research Centre (OCRC) - Environmental sources of polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) flame retardants and associated risk of breast cancer in young women: Early results from a population-based Ontario study

In this seminar, an update of the Ontario Environment and Health Study (OEHS) will be provided. The OEHS is a breast cancer case-control study in Ontario women, aged 18-44 years.  In this study, blood and urine were collected to measure biomarkers of exposure to PBDE and OP flame retardants. As part of the overall exposure assessment strategy, a database of PBDE in foods and supplements was...

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Public Health Ontario (PHO) Grand Rounds - Trending Now Social Media Use in Public Health

Social media platforms have become an increasingly important tool in supporting public health protection and promotion.  This session will highlight effective models of social media use in public health to engage and educate community members as well as to address communication gaps. Using examples from health promotion and communicable disease control, this session will examine how social media...

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Public Health Ontario (PHO) et al. - The Ontario Public Health Convention (TOPHC) 2018: Leadership. Partnership. Change.

The Ontario Public Health Convention (TOPHC)  is your opportunity to connect with health professionals from Ontario and beyond to share knowledge and develop skills related to public health. For three days in March, TOPHC 2018 will explore how we can lead through change, respond with innovative opportunities and partnerships, and set the course for a strong and renewed public health sector within...

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CIPHI Seminar Series - Rabies Is Real… An Innovative Approach to Rabies Awareness

On December 4, 2015, Hamilton Public Health Services received a report from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) of raccoon strain rabies in a raccoon that attacked two dogs. This rabid raccoon was the first rabies-positive terrestrial animal since 1994 in Hamilton. Between December 2015 and December 2017, Hamilton received reports of over 275 rabid animals. This presentation will provide a...

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CIPHI Seminar Series - Navigating Uncharted Territory: The experience of Public Health Inspectors in Clinical IPAC Audits

Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) work is being conducted by Certified Public Health Inspectors (CPHIs) in Ontario Public Health Units.  This is due in large part to the current IPAC Practices Complaint Protocol requiring PHUs to investigate all IPAC related complaints in the community. While CPHIs have the unique and valuable skills in IPAC and risk assessment necessary to lead IPAC...

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Occupational Cancer Research Centre (OCRC) - Burden of Occupational Cancer in Ontario: Major Workplace Carcinogens and Prevention of Exposure

In October 2017, the Occupational Cancer Research Centre (OCRC) and Cancer Care Ontario released a report on the impact of workplace carcinogens in Ontario. The report, “Burden of Occupational Cancer in Ontario: Major Workplace Carcinogens and Prevention of Exposure,” focused on carcinogens that are well-established causes of cancer: solar ultraviolet radiation, asbestos, diesel engine exhaust...

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Sheela Basrur Centre and PHO - Crisis Communications Workshop

The Sheela Basrur Centre and Public Health Ontario are offering a two-day crisis communications workshop focusing on the current opioid epidemic. This interactive workshop will highlight crisis and stakeholder communications while exploring best practices and lessons learned from the field. Both days will be facilitated by risk and emergency communications experts, The Warning Project. This...

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Ontario Public Health Association (OPHA) - Ecohealth in Action: Achieving Health and Well-being through Greenspace

Join us on November 9th in Toronto for our biennial workshop, Ecohealth in Action: Achieving Health and Well-being through Greenspace! Our biennial, interactive workshop will include five round-table discussions; expert speakers from the fields of public health, planning, academia and the environment; a keynote speech from Dr. Faisal Moola; networking and a catered breakfast and lunch. Keynote...

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Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (CIPHI) ON Branch - 78th Annual Educational Conference

The 2017 CIPHI Annual Educational Conference will focus on the theme of Courage. Each day of the three day conference will highlight a different stream: the courage to lead, to connect and to innovate. Courage in public health practice is critical if we are to get from where we are today, to where we want to be tomorrow. As public health officials, we seek the courage to recognize opportunity,...

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