APHA 2017 AGM - June 16, 12 - 2:30 PM
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
Canadian Association of Public Health Dentistry (CAPHD) National Conference - Common Risk Factors Approach: The Role of Policy, Programs and Research
The CAPHD invites you to submit an abstract for the 2017 National Conference, which will be held in Toronto on September 22 & 23, 2107. Abstracts will be accepted until June 15, 2017.
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).
3-day Anti-Racism Workshop - Centre for Racism and Culture: Participate in this unique course providing in-depth understanding of a complex issue on June 8,9 and 23rd. E-cigarettes in Canada: click here to access a fact sheet produced by The Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Busting myths about food insecurity: comunity gardens, subsidized housing not answers
Benefits of Sugar Tax: A 10% reduction in sugary beverage consumption could result in
hundreds of thousands of fewer cases of diabetes and tens of thousands
fewer strokes, heart attacks and deaths in 10 years, as well as savings
of almost $1 billion in health care expenditures. Read more