Survey: Modernizing Public Health Communication Competencies in Canada
Do you work in public health in Canada? Participate in a survey about communication competencies for public health to give input on self-reported communication competence and the necessary communication competencies for effective public health practice. The information gathered may be used to inform the renewal of the PHAC Core Competencies. The English and French surveys are open until July 28, 2023 (extended).
This research is being conducted by Drs. Jennifer McWhirter, Melissa MacKay, Lauren Grant, Andrew Papadopoulos, and Devon McAlpine from the Department of Population Medicine at the University of Guelph (REB 23-04-004) and is funded by CIHR (FRN 184647). Please direct inquires to Dr. Jennifer McWhirter at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The CIPHI National Annual Education Conference Planning Committee has extended the early bird registration deadline date to July 31, 2023
Stay tuned for information on the keynote speakers and the general program that will be shared in the coming days. For more information and to register, click here.
Funding Opportunity: NRCan Climate Change Adaptation Program
NRCan is pleased to announce a Call for Proposals under Natural Resource Canada’s Climate Change Adaptation Program. The Program, which is in support of Canada’s National Adaptation Strategy, will fund the development of tools and resources on topics such as adaptation skills, economics, natural resource sectors and emerging adaptation issues.
The deadline to submit an application is September 22, 2023 at midnight EDT.
Glossary on climate change and public health
Public Health Agency of Canada’s Science in French Initiative (SFI) team, in partnership with the Translation Bureau, has produced a Glossary on climate change and public health. This tool, available to all on the Language Portal of Canada, contains approximately 400 concepts with their French and English designations, definitions, explanatory notes, synonyms and examples of use that will be useful in your work.