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The team at NCCEH regularly presents at environmental health events across Canada in addition to organizing workshops and meetings on various developing topics. A select listing of our presentations made at conferences and other meetings is available here.

Please contact us to find out if we can contribute to an upcoming event.

Health and Planning: Exploring Options for Rural Communities

Food Safety Interventions: Disclosure

Topics: Food

Presentations:

Food Safety InterventionsHannah Moffatt, NCCEHToronto Public Health Food Safety Inspection and Disclosure ProgramRon de Burger, Toronto Public HealthEvidence-informed decision-making for food safety in Ontario: Do we have what it takes?Ray Copes, Public Health Ontario

Workshop summary

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Ethics in Action: A workshop for practicing environmental public health professionals

Presentations:

Public Health Ethics: Theory, practice, and policy implications for environmental public health professionalsChristopher McDougall, National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public PolicyEvolving Environmental Public Health: An overly ambitious ideal or an achievable realityPhi Phan, Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors

Continuing Education Credits: 6.0 PDHs

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Bringing Health Back Into Planning: Overview of Canadian Tools and Cross-Sector Action

Presentations:

IntroductionCatherine Elliott, BC Centre for Disease ControlHealth 201Alice Miro, Heart and Stroke Foundation of CanadaHealthy Built Environment InventoryErna van Balen, NCCEHCLASP InitiativeDavid Mowat, Peel Public Health

 

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Cleaning, Disinfection, and Sterilization at Personal Service Establishments

An Introduction to Healthy Built Environments

Risk Communication (2011)

Agenda

Presentations:

Risk Communication FundamentalsHelen Mersereau, Cape Breton UniversityMedia PerspectivesPauline Dakin, CBCRisk Communication in PracticeNelson Fok, Alberta Health Services

Case studies

Additional resources:

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. A primer on health risk communication: Principles and practices. Atlanta, GA: ATSDR; 2004.Presenting Information at Public MeetingsBefore the MeetingUsing Risk ComparisonsDOs and DONTsWorking with the MediaNational Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases. OAHPP risk communication workshop. Feb 28 – Mar 2; Toronto, ON: NCCID; 2011.Sandman, PM. Mass media and environmental risk: Seven principles. RISK: Health, Safety, and Environment. 1994;5(Summer);251–260.

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Continuing Education Credits: 6.0 PDHs

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Indoor Air and Air Cleaners: An Inside Look

An Introduction to Tools Used in Air Quality Assessment

Topics: Outdoor Air

In March 2011, the British Columbia Lung Association held its 8th Annual Air Quality & Health Workshop in Vancouver. As a pre-meeting event, the NCCEH, in combination with the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) and the BC Lung Association, organized an air quality training workshop.

Workshop Objective

The objective of this training workshop was to increase the understanding and accessibility of specific air quality assessment tools for researchers, public health practitioners, and policy-makers to increase support for research, public health responses, and policy decisions concerning local air quality.

Specific assessment tools include:

emissions inventories;dispersion modeling;source apportionment;mobile monitoring;land use regression.

Health impact assessment (HIA) was also discussed as a direct application of information provided by air quality assessment tools.

A guide based on this workshop has been developed: Air Quality Assessment Tools.…

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Foundations of Health and the Built Environment

Mould: Health Effects, Exposure Assessment and Remediation

Environmental Health and Inequalities: Evidence and Action

Presentations:

Environmental Stewardship UnitStuart Wuttke, Assembly of First Nations (AFN)Health and the EnvironmentAlbert Marshall, Unama'ki Institute of Natural ResourcesState of Knowledge on Environmental Health Issues for First NationsTara Marsden, First Nations Environmental Health Innovation Network (FNEHIN)Health Canada's Implementation of the Drinking Water Safety Program: Successes and ChallengesDominique Poulin, Health Canada's First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)

 

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Update on the NCCPH Small Drinking Water Systems Project

Forest Fires: Impacts on Air Quality and Health

Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (New Brunswick Branch) 2010 Annual Conference

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Risk Communication (2009)

Presentations:

Risk Communication Theories and Principles, with Examples*Timothy Sly, Ryerson UniversityRisk 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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Using Comparative Analysis as a Tool for Evidence-based Policy

Agenda

Presentation:

Using Comparative Analysis as a Tool for Evidence-Based PolicyKaren Rideout, NCCEHChristina Chociolko, NCCEHMona Shum, NCCEHTim Lambert, BC Ministry of Healthy Living and Sport
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Introduction to Healthy Built Environment

Agenda

Presentations:

Overview of HBE and impacts on public healthLarry Frank, University of British ColumbiaHealthy Canada by Design: Case StudiesAlice Miro, CLASP NationalHelena Swinkels, Fraser Health AuthorityClaire Gram, Vancouver Coastal HealthJani Urquhart, Vancouver Island Health AuthorityHealthy Built Environment in the NetherlandsErna van Balen, NCCEHNCCEH Healthy Built Environment ToolsMona Shum, NCCEH
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Personal Services Settings: Evidence, Gaps, and the Way Forward

Presentations:

IntroductionKaren Rideout and Prabjit Barn, NCCEHPublic Health and the Body Modification IndustryElwood, Elwood's Body ModificationPublic Health Inspectors and Personal Services Settings - Regulatory and Knowledge GapsChristian Lapensee, Ottawa Public Health

Workshop Summary

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Evidence-Informed Decision-Making in Environmental Health

Presentation:

Evidence-Informed Decision-Making in Environmental HealthDonna Ciliska, National Collaborating Centre for Methods and ToolsChristina Chociolko, NCCEH
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Raising Chickens in City Backyards: The Public Health Role

Topics: Agriculture

Canadian Public Health Assocation Centennial Conference (2010)

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