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  • Nov 24 2020

    PHO Rounds: Is Antibody Out There? Understanding COVID-19 Seroprevalence in Ontario

    at 09:00 PDT Topics: COVID-19 Location Type:

    Serosurveys for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) aim to estimate the proportion of the population that has been infected by and developed antibodies against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, at various points in time. In this presentation, we will outline the key findings of the Ontario COVID-19 serosurveys performed by Public Health Ontario (PHO) and discuss the interpretation of…

  • Nov 25 2020

    NCCHPP Webinar - Wellbeing Budgeting and Public Health: Promising Practice for Pandemic Recovery?

    at 02:00 EDT Topics: COVID-19 Location Type:

    The health, social, and economic consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic have left governments at all levels thinking about the way forward. In the midst of uncertainty, many, including many in Canada, have called for a health and economic recovery that puts people and their wellbeing at the heart of the efforts. Before the appearance of SARS-CoV-2 in late 2019, many organizations and governments…

  • Nov 26 2020

    Tackle Radon Ask The Experts Webinar!

    at 07:00 CST Topics: Radon Location Type: Online

    Join us for a FREE webinar for your chance to chat with the radon experts about testing and mitigation! With special guests: Andrew Greene – Saskatchewan Roughrider Alumnus Adam Bighill – Winnipeg Blue Bomber, Grey Cup Champion Presentation by: Pam Warkentin – Take Action on Radon Radon Expert Panelists: Frank Kirkpatrick – Master Radon Tod Boss, Crystal Lytle – Fantech Kevin Funk – Swift…

  • Nov 27 2020

    UBC SPPH OEH: The burden of heat-related mortality attributable to recent climate change.

    at 12:30 PDT Topics: Location Type: Online

    The aim of this presentation is to present latest research conducted in Canada and across the globe on the human health impacts that have already occurred due to climate change. The presentation will focus on empirical data from 732 locations in 43 countries that estimated the mortality burdens associated with the additional heat exposure that has resulted from recent (1991-2018) warming. Eric…

  • Nov 30 2020

    BC 9th Annual Radon Workshop

    at 09:00 PDT Topics: Radon Location Type:

    The BC Lung Association's Annual Radon Workshop mobilizes BC stakeholders to address action needed to eliminate radon, the leading cause of  lung cancer after smoking.  Register for our 9th annual event (in 2020 a webinar) taking place November 30th. RADON WEBINAR AGENDA - MONDAY, NOVEMBER 30 from 9 to 11am.   9:00am to 9:40am Taking the Long View: Where We have Been and Where We Need to be…

  • Nov 30 2020

    Webinar: What’s new on ClimateData.ca?

    at 01:00 EDT Topics: Climate Change Location Type:

    This webinar will provide a walk-through of ClimateData.ca, the web portal which provides climate information to help decision-makers build a more resilient Canada. While the focus will be on recent portal updates – the Analyze page and the Learning Zone – there will also be an overview of the main portal features for those who may not be familiar with the website.

  • Dec 01 2020

    COVID-19 Wastewater Coalition: Inter-Laboratory Study outcomes and implications

    at 11:30 EDT Topics: Water Location Type:

    This is the first webinar in a 2-part series; the subsequent webinar will be held at 2:00 pm EST on the same day. The detection of SARS-CoV-2 RNA in wastewater is a tool that can potentially inform public health decisions during the COVID-19 pandemic. Although research is underway across the globe, methods and techniques are still far from standardized, which can make it challenging for…

  • Dec 01 2020

    Wastewater-based epidemiology in Canada: Use cases, challenges and next steps

    at 02:00 EDT Topics: Water Location Type:

    This is the second webinar in a 2-part series; the first webinar will be held earlier on the same day. Across the globe, wastewater-based epidemiology (WBE) monitoring of SARS-CoV-2 has surged since initial trials were reported in late March 2020. WBE is a promising tool with the potential to provide an early warning of trends in community COVID-19 infection. There have been numerous stories in…

  • Dec 09 2020

    EPICOH 2020 Webinars

    at 10:30 EDT Topics: Location Type:

    Although EPICOH 2020 in Montreal has been postponed until 2021, the organizers are sponsoring two Webinars on December 9 and 11, 2020 (10:30 AM Eastern Standard Time, GMT -5:00). As we want to accommodate the largest possible audience, the webinars will be recorded and available on-demand for some time after these dates. Please save the following dates for presentations and an opportunity to…