CANUE Seeking Volunteers for Advisory Committee
Submit Applications by January 27, 2021
The Canadian Urban Environmental Health Research Consortium (CANUE) and the Dalla Lana School of Public Health are developing online tools that will help people easily access, use and contribute to data on healthy urban environments. CANUE is establishing a volunteer Advisory Committee to ensure a broad perspective reflecting the interests of environmental health professionals, urban planners, and community advocacy organizations. If interested, please submit your application here.
Climate Change and Human Health ECHO
8 Week Training Series — February 17 - April 7, 2021
The Climate Change and Human Health ECHO will provide an evidence based curriculum covering the science of climate change and climate related health effects. Health care providers, public health professionals and community health workers will learn; 1) the impacts of climate change on human health and 2) how to communicate climate impacts with their patients/constituents and community members. Register here.
Integrating Health into Planning Survey
Deadline: January 29th, 2021
Health Canada has provided funding to conduct a study to identify opportunities to improve integration between planning and public health professionals. The purpose of this survey is to build on previous research to understand the current state of integration between the planning and public health professions, identify the barriers and opportunities that currently exist, and discover examples of success. The study as a whole aims to develop practical tools, resources, and strategies that will assist both professions moving forward. Urban Systems has been retained to conduct this survey and develop this study.