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  • Jan 26 2021

    NCCHPP Webinar - Health in All Policies in times of COVID-19: Wellbeing economics and social protection

    at 09:00 EST Topics: COVID-19 Location Type: Online

    BACKGROUND This webinar is a part of Global Network of Health in All Policies (GNHiAP) activities. GNHiAP is a country-led initiative with a mission to work with various stakeholders to address the determinants of health by strengthening the Health in All Policies (HiAP) approach. The webinar is organised by Tampere University, Finland, in collaboration with the GNHiAP and with the support of the…

  • Jan 26 2021

    Public Health Ontario Rounds: International Border Surveillance Study

    at 09:00 PST Topics: Location Type: Online

    Arriving international passengers at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport were enrolled in a prospective study of COVID-19 risk upon arrival and during quarantine in September and October 2020. The study assessed the feasibility of enrolling arriving passengers, the acceptability and quality of self-collected specimens for detection of COVID-19 infection and the scale-up of robotic testing for…

  • Jan 26 2021

    Virtual Dialogue: Pursuing Co-Benefits to Advance Water Management

    at 10:00 PST Topics: Water Location Type: Online

    Despite the future uncertainty of climate change, emerging contaminants, regulatory changes and unforeseen challenges like the COVID-19 pandemic, operational decisions in water, wastewater and stormwater management need to be made. Creative approaches that yield social, environmental, governance, economic and technology co-benefits are gaining momentum, but require the cross-functional,…

  • Jan 26 2021

    The Time is Now: Canadian and Global Recognition of the Right to a Healthy Environment

    at 05:00 PST Topics: Location Type: Online

    What can our governments do to address the impacts of the global environmental crisis on our lives? Join us for a public talk by Dr. David R. Boyd, UN Special Rapporteur, on the urgent need for the legal recognition and implementation of the human right to a healthy environment. While already recognized in the majority of countries, this right is not yet protected by national laws in Canada,…

  • Jan 27 2021

    NCCHPP Webinar – Online Course: An Introduction to Public Health Ethics

    at 10:00 PST Topics: Location Type: Online

    We will introduce the NCCHPP’s online course in public health ethics, including its development and an overview of its content. We will then pass the microphone to a health professional who will discuss the ethical challenges she has faced in professional practice, as well as her experience in taking the course. By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to: • Understand how an…

  • Jan 27 2021

    EPA Tools & Resources Webinar: Effectiveness of Medical and Cloth Masks for COVID-19 Protection

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

    Despite wide-spread adoption of face mask use for personal protection and to help stop the spread of COVID-19, there is little or no public information available on the performance and efficacy of different types of masks or modifications on existing face coverings. Important questions, such as which type of mask to buy or make, what modifications can be made to disposable medical-grade surgical…

  • Jan 27 2021

    NCCMT Webinar - An Introduction to Public Health Ethics

    at 01:00 EST Topics: Location Type:

    In order to support capacity building in the field of public health ethics, the National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy (NCCHPP) has developed an online course. This webinar, presented in partnership with the National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools (NCCMT), will introduce the NCCHPP’s online course in public health ethics, including its development and an overview of…