Practices and Procedures


Preventing harm through emergency preparedness, surveillance, health impact assessments and risk management and communication.

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Communicating the Risk of Infectious Diseases in a Changing Climate

A changing climate brings the threat of emerging, new infectious diseases and the resurgence of old infectious outbreaks. To ensure that public health professionals and policy makers receive timely…
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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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Health Impact Assessments

A health impact assessment (HIA) is a process that strategically evaluates the potential effect on health of a policy, plan or project. The assessment generally takes place in a series of steps, each…
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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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