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  • Sep 21 2020

    NCCID: Seasonal Influenza 2020-2021 Recommendations in the Context of COVID-19

    at 12:00 EDT Topics: COVID-19, Infectious Diseases Location Type: Online

    Learn about this year’s recommendations for the prevention and treatment of seasonal influenza, the use of antivirals, the recommended vaccinations, and infection and prevention control measures to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission at the time of flu vaccine administration. Speakers – Dr. Ian Gemmill, Dr. Robyn Harrison, and Dr. Gerald Evans, infectious disease experts – with an…

  • Sep 22 2020

    2020 Tobacco and Vaping Control Forum

    at 12:00 Topics: Location Type: Online

    The Forum is a key knowledge exchange event for public health and allied health professionals, researchers, policy-makers, academics, students and trainees committed to sharing best practices and policies to prevent, reduce, and control tobacco use and vaping. We will embrace existing and new technologies that will enable a modified version of the Forum. This virtual event is moving dates to 22-…

  • Sep 29 2020

    #CWNSYP Webinar: Water Rights in Canada from an Indigenous and Legal Perspective

    at 09:00 PDT Topics: Water Location Type: Online

    Join us for a webinar that highlights Indigenous and legal perspectives on rights to water in Canada. Leslee White-Eye, former Chief and specialist in Indigenous governance and education policy, will begin our webinar with an Anishinaabe welcoming. Next, Brandon Graham, Treaty Research Coordinator at Chippewas of the Thames First Nations, will discuss the Nation’s claims to the Thames River…

  • Sep 30 2020

    NCCDH Webinar: Tools for organizational learning and capacity

    at 10:00 Topics: Location Type: Online

    Tools for organizational learning and capacity To support learning and capacity building for health equity action, the NCCDH has developed a suite of evidence-informed online learning tools. These tools also respond to a growing need for free, virtual and bilingual training materials on the social determinants of health and health equity. Individual practitioners can use these tools to build…

  • Sep 30 2020

    NCCEH Webinar: COVID-19 Risks and precautions for the performing arts

    at 12:00 PST Topics: COVID-19 Location Type: Online

    The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted the performing arts causing major changes in how musicians and performers practice and rehearse, as well as bringing many live performances to a halt. With progressive reopening of various sectors, it is important to have an understanding of the key risks and appropriate precautions for minimizing risk. These can help with safer resumption of…

  • Oct 02 2020

    UBC SPPH OEH: Microplastics: Ubiquitous and persistent

    at 12:30 PDT Topics: Contaminants and Hazards, Microplastics Location Type: Online

    Fragmentation of day-to-day plastics leads to formation of microplastics. With our ever increasing dependency on plastic products, the threat due to microplastics is now greater than ever. This presentation will describe microplastics, their sources, where they can end up, and their possible health implications.  Varun Kelkar  PhD Candidate Environmental Health Engineering Arizona State…

  • Oct 09 2020

    UBC SPPH OEH: Ensuring a supply of respiratory protection: Occupational hygiene and development of solutions.

    at 12:30 PDT Topics: Location Type: Online

    In order to address an urgent PPE shortage, an interdisciplinary team worked to develop solutions to ensure the ongoing protection of workers. This included developing a novel product that can be used to adapt filtering facepiece respirator material to be used as an elastomeric half-mask respirator cartridge. Engagement with occupational hygiene researchers and local health and safety leaders…