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We offer a directory of upcoming conferences, courses and other continuing education opportunities related to environmental health practice and policy. We also welcome input regarding any upcoming events of relevance to the environmental health community not listed here.
Events are described in their applicable language(s).
Feb 18 2019Climate Location Type: Online
À propos du cours En raison des changements climatiques, de nombreux bouleversements affectent maintenant toutes les régions du monde. Ces changements amènent avec eux des modifications majeures dans les écosystèmes aquatiques et terrestres qui nous protègent au quotidien. Le bien-être des populations est ainsi mis en péril, car ces changements s’attaquent aux fondements mêmes de la santé...
Feb 19 2019Food Location Type: Online and In Person Location: Toronto, ON
This presentation will cover findings from a recent publication on the burden or health impact of foodborne illness in Ontario. As part of an effort by the Environmental and Occupational Health team at Public Health Ontario (PHO) to estimate the environmental burden of disease for the province, we gauged the annual number of deaths and contacts with the healthcare system in Ontario due to...
Feb 21 2019Built Environment Location Type: Online
We know that every development creates a place but what is seldom asked is whether or not that development has a positive, neutral or negative impact on the social, physical and cultural well-being of that community. The presentation will briefly summarise the relationship between place development, empowerment, well-being and inequalities before introducing the Place Standard Tool. This tool is...
Feb 28 2019Built Environment, Health Impact Assessment Location Type: Online
Registration is live for the 3rd webinar hosted by the OPHA Built Environment workgroup on Public Health and Environmental Assessments. Join us on Thursday, February 28, 12 – 1 pm for an informative session! https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/public-health-and-environmental-assessments-webinar-3-tickets-55723834489 In this session we’ll explore the Region of Peel – Public Health approach for...
Mar 19 2019Environmental Health Surveillance, Risk Analysis Location Type: Online
As part of the knowledge translation plan of the Canadian Alliance for Healthy Hearts and Minds project, the authors developed and released an on-line, interactive map of 2,074 communities across Canada that conveys information about community health audits. In this presentation, the development of the maps will be described and tips will be given on how to access and use the tools embedded in...
Mar 22 2019Indigenous Environmental Health, Children's Environmental Health Location Type: In Person Location: Calgary, AB
Designed for community members, researchers, academics, and clinicians, the International Meeting on Indigenous Child Health is only conference dedicated to the health and well-being of First Nations, Inuit, Métis, American Indian, Alaska Native and other Indigenous children and youth in North America and around the world. The 2019 conference features leaders in Indigenous health discussing some...
Mar 27 2019Indigenous Environmental Health, Air, Built Environment, Biological Agents, Cannabis, Children's Environmental Health, Contaminants and Hazards, Drinking Water, Emergency Preparedness, Emergency Response, Environmental Health Surveillance, Equity, Food, Indoor Air, Personal Service Establishments, Practices and Procedures, Radiation, Recreational Water, Tobacco Reduction, Water Location Type: In Person Location: Toronto, ON
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.
Apr 27 2019Radon. Location Type: In Person Location: Saskatoon, SK
The annual CARST Conference is known for its positive upbeat atmosphere, great presentations and excellent opportunities for learning, networking and connecting with vendors. And of course for the Radon Olympics, which return this year for their third appearance!