APHA is seeking a President-Elect for 2017-2018. For further information see the Call for Expression of Interest.
Costco Membership Offer
Strengthening Evidence and Public Health Advocacy for Housing: In Collaboration with the APHA - by Megan Thomas
Membership: APHA has a voluntary membership representing a variety of disciplines including practitioners, students, representatives of government departments and non-government organizations, and community members
Alberta Public Health Association
Health for all Albertans
To be a leading voice for public health and work to strengthen the impact of those who promote and protect the highest standard of public health
Make Alberta Better is a new campaign by Wellness Alberta to secure provincial government support for the creation of a well-financed, effective and sustainable Wellness Foundation
Alberta’s recent pilot project initiative to subsidize child care has potential to improve lifelong health of Albertans. Our intern Erika Roy provides an overview of the public health issue.
Infectious Diseases and Climate Change Fund (IDCCF)
The NCCDH seeks a Knowledge Translation Specialist
The National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health (NCCDH) is seeking a Knowledge Translation Specialist to translate evidence and encourage uptake of effective health equity enhancing practices and policies by Canadian public health organizations and practitioners. Click here to view the job posting, which closes on September 21, 2017.
Parks, wild spaces, and public health
The Active Living Research Conference 2018 will be held in Banff from February 11-14.
The National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools (NCCMT) has recently launched a new ‘Webinar Series’ page highlighting upcoming webinars as well as the recordings and slides from previous webinar events. for more information. The NCCMT also has a Registry of Methods and Tools. This registry aims to help busy health professionals use evidence in their practice.
Organ, tissue, and blood donation in Alberta
Basic income guarantee for household food insecurity: click here to read a report on the concept.
Patient Concerns/Complaints Resolution Provincial Framework: click here to read the this framework by the Health Quality Network of Alberta (HQNA).
National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools (NCCMT) Learning Modules
The National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools has an online learning resource available. This is a resource for members of the public health workforce to learn about evidence-informed public health. It features ten online learning modules, each of which grants a competency certificate with success on the final test. It also features two non-certificate modules. Each module is interactive, and has an estimation of the time needed to complete it. The resource is free, self-paced, open to anyone, and supports professional development.
Opioid Crisis in Alberta
Informed Decision-Making for Labour and Birth: click here to read a position paper prepared by members of the Reproductive Health Workgroup of the Ontario Public Health Association (OPHA).