New name, same centre!
- The National Collaborating Centre for Aborifginal Health (NCCAH) has changed its name to become the NCC for Indigenous Health.
CIHR Research Priorities Survey
- The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) is turning to Canadians in order to inform its health research priorities. All stakeholders, including citizens, patients, charities, provincial funders, government departments, researchers, health professionals, trainees, and research administrators, are asked to participate in the CIHR's online survey and learn more about this initiative intended to guide discussions and inform the CIHR's decision-making process. Deadline to participate : June 28, 2019.
Mental Health and the Built Environment
New Drinking Water Resoures
- “Clean, Safe, and Reliable Drinking Water: An Update on Drinking Water Protection in BC and the Action Plan for Safe Drinking Water in British Columbia” has been published offering 32 recommendations to continue to advance drinking water quality across BC.
Free online course: Health Impact Assessment, step by step
Discover the new NCCHPP free online course on Health Impact Assessment (HIA)! HIA is a structured and innovative approach to inform decision makers about the potential impacts of a project, program or policy on the health and well-being of populations. This 5-hour course is available free of charge in English and French and can be accessed at any time upon registration. It consists of 9 online modules including videos with experts, different learning activities, as well as various tools to perform HIAs.
Healthy Built Environment Discussion Forum
- The NCCEH and BCCDC have collaborated to pilot a pan-Canadian online HBE discussion forum for professionals, researchers, practitioners, and policymakers. The forum is free to join and anyone with an interest in built environment-related issues is encouraged to participate. Visitors can read posts without signing in but those wishing to post to the forum will need to create an account. Visit the "Welcome to the Forum" section to get started!
Ready-to-Eat Meats: Assessing the Food Safety Risks