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March 2017

Webinar: Design and modus operandi of a tool based on a reflexive approach (Reflex-ISS) to encourage the integration of equity into public health practices

March 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

To register for the webinar in English, click here. The REFLEX-ISS tool was created to help stakeholders identify and address social inequalities of health at every stage of their action to improve population health. This tool was recently adapted and tested in Quebec. Throughout a project life cycle, the tool helps galvanize conversation between stakeholders working in partnership. It builds on reflexive and meaningful professional practices through which stakeholders working together on an intervention can collectively consider how they are…

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April 2017

Webinar Series: An Introduction to Data Management and Cleaning for Analysis

April 4 - April 20
online webinar

DATES AND TIMES This webinar series contains six, two-hour sessions delivered from 10:00am - 12:00pm PST each session. Session 1: Tue April 4 | Session 2: Thurs April 6 | Session 3: Tues April 11 | Session 4: Thurs April 13 | Session 5: Tues April 18 | Session 6: Thurs April 20 Overview This webinar series provides an overview of basic data management and data cleaning techniques using SAS software. In taking this course, you will learn how to…

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Public Health in practice – A CPHA event

April 4 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

CPHA Event Co-hosted with PHPC Navigating through different career options can be challenging. This panel will highlight the unique paths and personal experiences of three different types of public health practitioners. Andrew Gray, a Medical Health Officer; Lorraine Telford, a community health nurse; and Paul Cseke, an Environmental Health Officer will share what they currently do in public health and the various educational and professional experiences that led them there. Presenters: Andrew Gray, Northern Health Lorraine Telford, Alberta Health Services…

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BCHLA – Take Care of Your Equipment – Reaching Industrial Worksites With Workplace Wellness

April 6 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
online webinar

Register now! https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/429099087839384323 Please join BC Healthy Living Alliance on Thursday, April 6th from 9:00-10:30am to learn about how you can increase the wellness of workers outside of the office environment. Get access to the latest case studies, how-to’s and hands-on resources. BCHLA and our partners at Canadian Cancer Society and Canadian Mental Health Association developed new resources for workplaces that don’t quite fit within traditional office environments. They are excited to share with you details of these WoW resources…

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Webinar: Taking action on the root cause: Inadequate income and food security

April 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Click here to register. This webinar will focus on inadequate income as the root cause of food insecurity, and actions public health professionals can take to shift practice beyond food-focused initiatives and towards income-based policy solutions. We will hear about the role of public health in social justice issues, and what public health programs that address the root causes of food insecurity can look like. We will learn about the role public health can play in calculating a basic income rate and…

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Poverty Reduction Plans Work! Talk on the success of Newfoundland’s poverty reduction strategy

April 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Vancouver Public Library,
350 West Georgia
Vancouver,

“Overcoming poverty is not a task of charity, it is an act of justice. Like Slavery and Apartheid, poverty is not natural. It is man-made and it can be overcome and eradicated by the actions of human beings. Sometimes it falls on a generation to be great. YOU can be that great generation. Let your greatness blossom.” Nelson Mandela     Join Dan Meades, provincial co-ordinator for the Transition House Association of Newfoundland and Labrador, for a presentation on the success…

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