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A local food environment policy framework: How to take action and measure change in Ontario

Government policies targeting the availability, affordability, and marketing of foods can shape the food environment. Local governments are often the first to implement innovative healthy food…
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American Public Health Association (APHA) - Build Internal Infrastructure to Advance Health Equity

Topics: Equity
Join the first of a four-part webinar series on Advancing Health Equity in Local Health Departments.This webinar will cover:Why building internal infrastructure is key to advancing health equity.How…
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American Public Health Association (APHA) - Fostering Community Partnerships to Advance Health Equity

On the third webinar of the "Advancing Health Equity in Local Health Departments" series, we’ll discuss:Why fostering community partnerships is key to advancing health equityHow Alameda County in…
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American Public Health Association (APHA) - Championing Transformative Change to Advance Health Equity

Topics: Equity
During the fourth webinar of the "Advancing Health Equity in Local Health Departments" series, we’ll discuss:What do we mean by “transformative change” and why this is essential to advancing health…
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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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Case Study of a Persistent Landfill Fire and Community Health Impacts

This case study explores the issue of health impacts in the community from persistent landfill fires and covers a number of topics including: outdoor air pollution; waste management; health equity;…
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Climate Changes Health Equity

During this webinar brought to you by APHA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, you'll hear from speakers who are engaged with communities exploring strategies that address climate…
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Communicating data for health equity action

Topics: Surveillance, Equity
This webinar is part of a series designed for members of the Public Health Physicians of Canada (PHPC) and delivered by the National Collaborating Centres for Public Health. The webinar is open to…
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Community Planning with a Health Equity Lens: Promising Directions and Strategies

Community planning has the potential to reduce health inequities. Applying an equity lens to community health planning can encourage greater focus on the process, the implications, and suggested…
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Disruptive opportunities to enhance capacity for equity-oriented action in the health sector

Topics: Equity
 As part of the Organizational Capacity for Health Equity Action Initiative, the NCCDH is hosting a series of webinars to discuss ways to strengthen organizational capacity for health equity. This…
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Environmental public health guidance for encampments during the COVID-19 pandemic

To prevent the transmission of SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, public health guidance promotes physical distancing, staying home when ill, good hand hygiene and environmental…
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Equity in EH Workshop Toolkit: Building organizational capacity for health equity

Equity in EH Workshop Toolkit: Health equity knowledge to action

The Equity in Environmental Public Health Workshop Toolkit, created by the BC Centre for Disease Control, is a collection of readymade, customizable resources that can be used to create a…
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Equity in EH Workshop Toolkit: Introduction to health equity

The Equity in Environmental Public Health Workshop Toolkit, created by the BC Centre for Disease Control, is a collection of readymade, customizable resources that can be used to create a…
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Equity in Environmental Health Practice: Findings of a Pilot Study

Public health inspectors (PHIs) are environmental health professionals who carry out inspections, enforce health protection regulations, and provide environmental health education and training. This…
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Exploring the Relationship between the Built Environment and Social Isolation and Loneliness: Implications for Public Policy

This work was one of the 2018 Ron de Burger Student Award winners. Author: Amber Gillespie, University of Guelph, Master of Public HealthIntroductionSocial isolation and loneliness is a significant…
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Fifth International One Health Congress

Topics: Equity, Zoonoses
The 2018 One Health World Congress will bring together more than 1,000 researchers and health professionals from universities, government and industries around the globe to share their work and…
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Food Deserts and Food Swamps: A Primer

Topics: Equity, Food
Our food environments, which include the food that is available to us in our day-to-day environments, is a determinant of what we eat as individuals.This document is intended for environmental public…
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