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Building Effective Public Health Participation in Environmental Assessments

This webinar will focus on the legislative structure of EAs and will identify areas for public health engagement in the process as well as describing the steps for making public health input most…
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Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) - A Day in the Life of an Urban Planner with a Public Health Impact

What role can urban planners play to improve health? How do you embed a public health lens in municipal plans and policies? Given that the built environment, land use and transportation systems are…
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Community Impacts of Fuel Spills: a Case Study from BC’s Northern Coast

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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Conducting a Health Impact Assessment on Marijuana Legislation in Vermont

Health Impact Assessment (HIA) Knowledge and Needs Scan: Findings, Gaps and Recommendations

BackgroundHealth Impact Assessment (HIA) is a structured approach that allows decision makers to consider how a policy, program or project could affect health. HIAs are often carried out as part of…
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Health Impact Assessments

A health impact assessment (HIA) is a combination of procedures, methods, and tools that allow for the strategic evaluation and assessment of the potential effects on health related to a policy, plan…
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Incorporating Health in Urban Planning: Quebec City Case Study

For over 50 years the importance of protecting health has been recognized in many areas of public policy. Concepts and approaches for actually including heath considerations in assessment processes,…
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March 2018 Environmental Health Research Scan

Full Scan The attached PDF version of the Research Scan has over 100 references and is broken into over 30 categories.Editor’s PicksAfter searching through the dozens of articles referenced in the…
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Online Course on Health Impact Assessment (HIA): A Tool for Developing Healthy Public Policies

In this webinar, we will present the HIA process as a tool for promoting the adoption of healthy public policies. We will also introduce the NCCHPP’s online course on HIA as a tool to support HIA…
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Paradox of Wealth and Health: Resource Development and Social Determinants of Health

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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Paradox of wealth and health: Resource development and social determinants of health

It is well-established that our health is strongly influenced by a range of interacting environmental, social, cultural and economic factors, and it follows that the relationship between population…
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Public Health and Environmental Assessments Webinar #3

Registration is live for the 3rd webinar hosted by the OPHA Built Environment workgroup on Public Health and Environmental Assessments. Join us on Thursday, February 28, 12 – 1 pm for an informative…
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Putting Health in Environmental Assessment

Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors National Conference 2015This panel was designed to provide public health inspectors with a basic understanding of the inclusion of health in…
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Workshop: Understanding the Interplay of Environmental Stressors, Infectious Disease, and Human Health

This free workshop will examine emerging research findings on the impact of chemical exposures (e.g. airborne particulate matter, heavy metals, and pesticides) and environmental disruptions (e.g.…
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