Canadian Databases for Ticks and Mosquitos

The NCCID and NCCEH have compiled a list of provincial mosquito and tick datasets on vectors, including what information the databases contain and who to contact to access the data. This dataset list provides a quick reference for public health practitioners and modellers who wish to investigate seasonal and long-term patterns and changes in mosquitos and ticks and the potential for predicting disease epidemiology and outbreaks.

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Risk Communication in a Changing Climate

NCCEH and NCCID jointly presented a webinar last year that provided different perspectives on communicating risk in an “environment” of change. The objectives of the webinar were: to present a range of perspectives on good communication about risk for public health stakeholders; and, to allow for discussion on communication for public health, using examples that relate to emerging and resurging infectious diseases in the context of changing climate.

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Vector Control Training for EH Professionals

Environmental health professionals are on the frontline of helping individuals, institutions, and communities reduce threats from mosquitoes, ticks, and other vectors. The US Center for Disease Control (CDC) has created some training that emphasizes the use of integrated pest management to address public health pests and vectors that spread pathogens.


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CIPHI Ontario Conference Abstract deadline extended

CPHA 2018 Preliminary Program Released

  • The NCCEH will be presenting at this year's CPHA National conference in Montreal (May 28-31). The preliminary program has been released.

Ready to Eat Meats Course

Funding Opportunity

  • The BC Healthy Communities Society has 2 new grant opportunities: 1) the Creating Healthy Places Grant offers grants up to $5,000 for local governments, health authorities, and other community stakeholders to better understand priority areas and local needs in their community or region and 2) the Community Wellness Strategy Grant offers grants of up to $10,000 to local governments and their partners who are taking proactive measures to address community health and well-being concerns, now and into the future. Please see the links for application information.



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