Core Competencies for Public Health in Canda – Share your ideas and perspectives!
The Public Health Agency of Canada has commissioned the National Collaborating Centres for Public Health (NCCPH) to engage with the Canadian public health community in order to update the 2008 Core Competencies for Public Health in Canada.
Core competencies reflect the essential knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for effective public health practice. Have a say in shaping the 2024 Core Competencies for Public Health in Canada. Your ideas and perspectives are critical.
To find out more and get involved, see the information page.
Official release of HealthyPlan.City
November 28, 2023 | 10:00 - 11:00am PT
HealthyPlan.City is a free web mapping application for stakeholders concerned with the well being of urban dwellers by helping identify opportunities to improve public health while addressing environmental inequities and climate change risks. In this first formal version of the tool, nationally standardized environmental and demographic indicators are combined for over 125 Canadian cities. Dr. Sarah Viehbeck, Chief Science Officer of the Public Health Agency of Canada, will open the webinar followed by an introduction of the tool by HealthyPlan.City co-directors Jeff Brook and Dany Doiron and closing remarks from Dr. Sonia Anand, Professor of Medicine & Epidemiology at McMaster University.
Climate Change and Vector-borne Diseases: Addressing Local Climate Projections by Enhancing Surveillance Tools
November 30, 2023 | 8:00 - 9:00pm PT
This presentation highlights the importance of addressing climate change's impact on public health and sets the stage for our next steps in this area.
Invitation to Participate: Environmental Scan Online Survey
The NCCDH is calling on the Canadian public health community to share their ideas and perspectives to their national environmental scan through a quick online survey. Your voice matters in informing how the NCCDH organization can shift their work to support public health initiatives across the country.
Take the 20-minute survey now: NCCDH Environmental Scan
Survey closes on December 1st, 2023.