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  • Jan 19 2021

    PHO Webinar - Improving Our Community Environments for Health

    at 12:00 EDT Topics: Location Type: Online

    About the presentation: Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) including heart disease, strokes, diabetes, cancers and their associated risk factors are now leading causes of mortality, morbidity and healthcare costs. At the same time, growing evidence shows the importance of the built environment in the risk and protective factors of NCDs. There are opportunities for improving the health of our…

  • Jan 22 2021

    UBC SPPH Webinar - Occupational and environmental health at a nuclear facility

    at 12:30 PDT Topics: Location Type:

    TRIUMF is a Class IB nuclear facility and is regulated under the Nuclear Safety and Control Act administered by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission. The three most significant EHS aspects to operation of TRIUMF’s 520 MeV Accelerator Facility are personnel dose management, emission and environmental monitoring, and plans for site decommissioning. This presentation will review the radiological…

  • Jan 26 2021

    NCCHPP Webinar - Health in All Policies in times of COVID-19: Wellbeing economics and social protection

    at 09:00 EDT Topics: COVID-19 Location Type: Online

    BACKGROUND This webinar is a part of Global Network of Health in All Policies (GNHiAP) activities. GNHiAP is a country-led initiative with a mission to work with various stakeholders to address the determinants of health by strengthening the Health in All Policies (HiAP) approach. The webinar is organised by Tampere University, Finland, in collaboration with the GNHiAP and with the support of the…

  • Jan 26 2021

    Public Health Ontario Rounds: International Border Surveillance Study

    at 09:00 PDT Topics: Location Type: Online

    Arriving international passengers at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport were enrolled in a prospective study of COVID-19 risk upon arrival and during quarantine in September and October 2020. The study assessed the feasibility of enrolling arriving passengers, the acceptability and quality of self-collected specimens for detection of COVID-19 infection and the scale-up of robotic testing for…

  • Jan 26 2021

    The Time is Now: Canadian and Global Recognition of the Right to a Healthy Environment

    at 05:00 PDT Topics: Location Type: Online

    What can our governments do to address the impacts of the global environmental crisis on our lives? Join us for a public talk by Dr. David R. Boyd, UN Special Rapporteur, on the urgent need for the legal recognition and implementation of the human right to a healthy environment. While already recognized in the majority of countries, this right is not yet protected by national laws in Canada,…

  • Jan 27 2021

    NCCHPP Webinar – Online Course: An Introduction to Public Health Ethics

    at 10:00 PDT Topics: Location Type: Online

    We will introduce the NCCHPP’s online course in public health ethics, including its development and an overview of its content. We will then pass the microphone to a health professional who will discuss the ethical challenges she has faced in professional practice, as well as her experience in taking the course. By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to: • Understand how an…