Children's Environmental Health

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8th International Meeting on Indigenous Child Health

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…
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A BC KalamiTea – kombucha alcohol levels affecting mothers, infants and toddlers

Kombucha is a mildly sweet and acidic beverage considered to be a healthy alternative to sugary soda drinks. It is popular in Canada and other countries, and in British Columbia and Ontario, locally…
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Ambient Air Pollution and the Risk of Childhood-onset Inflammatory Bowel Disease

This presentation will summarize the results from a study investigating the effects of ambient air pollution on the risk of developing pediatric-onset IBD using Ontario administrative health data. In…
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American Public Health Association (APHA) - Climate Changes Children's Health: Protecting Our Future

Part of the Year of Climate Change and Health webinar series, this seventh installment will highlight children's sensitivity to the health threats imposed by climate change, and will offer solutions…
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BCIT Environmental Health Student Presentations 2017

The BCCDC/NCCEH Environmental Health Seminar Series provides an opportunity for learning and knowledge exchange on a variety of environmental health topics. The seminars can be attended in-person or…
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Best Practices for Reducing Near-Road Air Pollution Exposure at Schools

Learn about strategies that can be implemented at schools to reduce indoor and outdoor exposures to air pollution emitted by traffic. We'll share the latest ideas, from upgrading your filtration…
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Bridging the Evidence-Practice Divide: The Science and Policy of Bisphenol-A

Building Safe & Inclusive Communities: The Public Health Approach

The annual conference is designed to help attendees learn new methods of fostering safe, healthy and inclusive communities by showcasing the latest work and research within the realm of public health…
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Lead in School Drinking Water: Approaching a Public Health Issue from an Occupational Hygiene Perspective

Public Health Ontario (PHO) Grand Rounds - Healthier children living longer through better nutrition: Strategies to promote and support healthy diet

The Joannah & Brian Lawson Centre for Child Nutrition at the University of Toronto brings academics together with public and community health experts as well as provincial, national, and global…
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Public Health Ontario (PHO) Grand Rounds - Canadian 24-hour Movement Guidelines for the Early Years (0-4 years)

The Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology convened representatives of national organizations, research experts, methodologists, stakeholders, and end-users who followed rigorous and transparent…
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Radon and Child Care Facilities

This presentation was delivered at the 83rd CIPHI National Annual Education Conference and created in conjunction with an environmental health officer from the BC Interior Health authority. It…
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Splash Parks: Understanding the Risk and Implementing Better Practice

This presentation was delivered at the 83rd CIPHI National Annual Education Conference and was created in conjunction with Chris Russell an Environmental Health Specialist from the BC Interior Health…
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The association between cumulative exposure to natural environments and early childhood development – is the relation mediated by reduction in harmful exposures?

This session will present latest research findings from the Born to be Wise project. This project examines the effect of prenatal and early life exposure to natural environments on early childhood…
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Trail Area Health & Environment Program: reducing children’s exposure to community lead and other smelter metals

The community of Trail has developed around Teck Trail Operations, one of the largest lead and zinc smelters that has been operating for more than a century. Living next door to a smelter has created…
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