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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).
Mar 21 2018
Location Type: In Person Location: Toronto, ON
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...
Mar 27 2018Food Location Type: Online
High dietary sodium intake has been linked to elevated blood pressure, which is the leading preventable risk factor for death worldwide. High blood pressure is the major cause of cardiovascular disease and a risk factor for stroke and kidney disease. The Bureau of Nutritional Sciences at Health Canada recently published the results of a monitoring project that evaluated the progress made by the...
Mar 29 2018
at 12:00 PDT Topics: Air, Contaminants and Hazards Location Type: Online
The NCCEH eJournal Club is a series of informal hour-long sessions discussing and appraising articles relating to environmental health. Active participation is encouraged. Although these sessions are directed at public health inspectors, anyone interested in a given topic is more than welcome to take part. Remote viewing instructions are available on the Eventbrite registration page. Title of...
Apr 10 2018
at 12:00 EDT Topics: Air, Built Environment, Outdoor Air Location Type: Online
For his presentation, Dr. Baldauf will summarize the U.S. EPA’s research program on the use of built and green infrastructure to mitigate local air pollution impacts from transportation facilities. His presentation will describe the current scientific understanding of how urban infrastructure affects local air quality, including a review of projects conducted in the US and other parts of the...
Apr 26 2018Aboriginal Environmental Health, Practices and Procedures Location Type: Online
The Revised Ontario Public Health Standards 2018 identify Indigenous people as a priority population for Public Health. Information about the health status of Indigenous people living in urban areas of Ontario is often incomplete or not available. Getting a true count of urban Indigenous populations, and knowing about their health and social inequities are essential for effective planning and...
May 08 2018
Topics: Practices and Procedures Location Type: In Person Location: Vancouver, BC
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...
May 24 2018Aboriginal Environmental Health Location Type: In Person Location: Toronto, ON
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...
May 28 2018
Public Health 2018 is the national forum where public health professionals, researchers, policy-makers, academics, students and trainees come together to strengthen efforts to improve health and well-being, to share the latest research and information, to promote best practices and to advocate for public health issues and policies grounded in research. Who Should Attend:Anyone who is interested...