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April 2021

This webinar will discuss the process that led to the creation of knowledge translation tools and how they have been used to communicate the interactions of social, economic, and cultural health determinants to stakeholders in the context of BC extractive projects.

The Healthy Built Environment (HBE) Forum moves to Facebook

The NCCEH HBE in Canada Discussion Forum has moved to a new Facebook platform! This platform will be easier to use and to continue with knowledge exchange, sharing of resources, and prompting discussions around built environment-related topics.

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HBE Webinar - Integrating Health into Scenario Planning for Transportation & Land Use Applications

May 12, 2021 | 11:00am - 12:30pm PT
This webinar will showcase the results of two unique projects in North America developed by Urban Design 4 Health. These projects integrate physical activity and chronic diseases health outcomes with scenario planning tools, allowing for the estimation of current conditions and forecast future conditions based on future change scenarios.

As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, we continue to update our EH resources in our COVID-19 topic page. You will find a complete listing of NCCEH's COVID-19 products as well as curated external resources organized by topical headings.

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April 2021 Environmental Health & COVID-19 Scan

This monthly Research Scan highlights recent environmental health publications by topic and provides easy access to article abstracts and report summaries to support public health professionals, researchers, planners, students, and others working in public health.

Elizabeth Henry Scholarship for Communities and Environmental Health
Application deadline is May 10, 2021

The Elizabeth Henry Scholarship for Communities and Environmental Health supports graduate students working on research projects in partnership with one or more indigenous and/or non-indigenous British Columbia communities that are addressing air quality, environmental health issues and/or promoting environmental sustainability through cooperative initiatives.

Evaluating the strengths, challenges and needs of key stakeholders in One Health tick and tick-borne disease surveillance in Canada.

If you work in any sector that deals with the health and wellbeing of humans, animals, or the environment, you are invited to participate in an online survey on the strengths, challenges and needs of key stakeholders in a cross-sectoral and multidisciplinary One Health approach to tick and tick-borne disease surveillance in Canada. The findings from this survey will help develop and evaluate a One Health approach to surveillance of ticks and tick-borne diseases in Canada.

ISES2021 Registration is now open

Registration is now open for the 31st Annual Meeting of the International Society of Exposure Science. Join us virtually this August 30 - September 2 for ISES2021: Multisector Engagement for Addressing Emerging Environmental Exposures. The ISES Meeting is the premier venue to promote information sharing and facilitate discussion on exposure science and related fields in the context of emerging environmental exposures and complex and multidisciplinary issues in environmental health, including those posed by the COVID19 pandemic.

The Environmental Health Foundation of Canada Announces the 2021 Len Hiebert E.H.R. Student Research Award

The Board of Trustees of the Environmental Health Foundation of Canada, the Charitable Division of CIPHI are pleased to announce the 2021 Len Hiebert, Environmental Health Review, Student Research Award. This award is open to each of the CIPHI accredited educational institutions to nominate top student research for the 2020-2021 academic year.

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