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São Paulo Launch

Why did we sign on to the São Paulo Decalration on planetary health with the Planetary Health Alliance?

"Because we intend to continue to contribute to the education and training of researchers and professionals who can affect whole systems change." –Jena Webb, Director of Programmes

See the launch video here.

CoPEH-Canada signs the São Paulo Declaration on Planetary Health

We are very proud to be among the over 250 organization signatories from more than 47 countries to have signed the São Paulo Declaration on Planetary Health.

Jena Webb receives Research Professional Excellence Award 2021 from the Fonds de recherche du Québec - société et culture

Congratulations to Jena Webb, our director of programmes, who received a Research Professional Excellence Award 2021 from the Fonds de recherche du Québec - société et culture.

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WEBINAR: PARTICIPATION AND THE ROLE OF RESEARCH ADVOCACY

This joint webinar, hosted by the Canadian Community of Practice in Ecosystem Approaches to Health (CoPEH-Canada) and the The Working Group on Climate Change and Health (WGCCH) of the Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research (CCGHR), will take place at 1:30 (EST) on June 3rd. Come listen to our guests, Mumbi Maina, UBC and City of Vancouver, and Tim Takaro, SFU. For more information and to register for the webinar visit the CCGHR website

Canadian Women in Global Health List

Johanne Saint-Charles, co-founder of CoPEH-Canada, was named to the Canadian Women in Global Health List!

 

Congratulations, Johanne!

Consult this new online directory of incredible Canadian #women leaders in #globalhealth. View the full list here: http://bit.ly/2FLyoOb

#CWIGH #FCSM

Hybrid, multi-site course on ecosystem approaches to health-2020

May 28th concluded the final of 8 webinars in our yearly series. We were very pleased to have our biggest and most bilingual group ever with 35 participants. Your active participation in our numerous activities is what makes this series such an enriching experience for everyone. Thank you to everyone who made it happen. 

Hybrid, multi-site course on ecosystem approaches to health--May 2020

This part online, part face-to-face graduate level course on ecosystem approaches to health is being offered at four “sites” in May 2020: Montréal (UQAM), Guelph (University of Guelph), Prince George (University of Northern British Columbia) and an online “site.” Six 90-minute sessions (seven in the case of the online group) will be conducted as simultaneous webinars across the sites. The rest of the time for the three onsite groups will be locally run sessions, including field trips. We offer a rigorous, hands-on pedagogical approach. For more information (including a tentative list of webinar topics) check out our website.

HYBRID, MULTI-SITE COURSE ON ECOSYSTEM APPROACHES TO HEALTH - MAY 2019

This part online, part face-to-face graduate level course on ecosystem approaches to health will be offered at three sites in May 2019: Montréal (UQAM), Southern Ontario (University of Guelph), and Prince George (University of Northern British Columbia). For updates please check here in the new year. 

Blogs

Three of the blogs written in the context 2018 hybrid course on ecosystem approaches to health given by CoPEH-Canada were published on our site

Registration for course is open

Registration for the May 2018 CoPEH-Canada course and webinar series on ecosystem approaches to health is now open to all graduate students and professionals in Canada and elsewhere interested in the topic.

For more information visit our course webpage.

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2018 HYBRID, MULTI-SITE COURSE ON ECOSYSTEM APPROACHES TO HEALTH

Exciting opportunity to join us for the 2018 edition of our course on ecosystem approaches to health. We have been innovating & tweaking our interactive & experiential approach to learning for 10yrs. Come see what we've hit upon! For more informaiton see our course webpage.

10 yr anniversary edition course 

CHRISTMAS “CHATLUCK” ROUNDTABLE

CoPEH-Can Annual Christmas “Chatluck” roundtable

Tuesday, December 12th 
from 12:30pm-2:00pm Pacific Daylight Time (3:30pm-5:00pm EST).

To register click here.

Webalogue... From Backyard to Mountain Meadow: Exploring the Spiritual and Cultural Dimensions of Ecohealth

Presenters:

Dr. Daniel Coleman, McMaster University

Dr. Sonya L. Jakubec, School of Nursing and Midwifery at Mount Royal University in Calgary

Wednesday, November 22nd 
from 12:30pm-2:00pm Pacific Daylight Time (3:30pm-5:00pm EST)

To register click here

Webalogue: Indigenous Health and Research

Presenters:
      -Dr. Henry Harder, Dr. Donald B. Rix BC Leadership Chair, Aboriginal Environmental Health; Professor, School of Health Sciences, University of Northern British Columbia
      -Dr. Travis Holyk, Carrier Sekani Family Servies

Moderator: Dr. Maya Gislason, Simon Fraser University

Oct 18th from 12:30-2:00pm PDT

You can REGISTER for this webalogue by clicking HERE

Recipients of CIHR team grant

Researchers from the QAA node Johanne Saint-Charles, Cathy Vaillancourt and Jena Webb received a team grant from CIHR: Modeling an approach to gender-conscious participatory action-oriented research and knowledge transfer favouring equality, equity and occupational/environmental health

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Student Blogs

The top three student blogs from the 2017 hybrid course on ecosystem approaches to health have been published here. A must read!

webalogue

Ecohealth in Action Webalogue - Join us on THURSDAY May 25th from 12:30-2:00pm PDT

 

Our topic for the month of May is: Introducing the Environment, Community, Health Observatory (ECHO) Network -- Strengthening intersectoral capacity to understand and respond to health impacts of resource development

 

 http://ecohealthkta.net/ 

WEBINAR 1: DEFINE AND NEGOTIATE HEALTH

The objective of this second webinar of the CoPEH-Canada hybrid training in ecohealth, Define and negotiate health, is to facilitate participant’s experience of the multiple perspectives of health and live the process of negotiation through a role playing game. Wednesday May 10th 2017.

HYBRID, MULTI-SITE COURSE on EcoHealth

This part online, part face-to-face graduate level course on ecosystem approaches to health is being offered at three sites: l'INRS-Institut Armand-Frappier, University of Guelph, and University of Northern BC in May-June 2017. For more informatino visit our "course" website.

Participate in OneHealth-EcoHealth 2016 Congress activities

Whether or not you are planning to be at the OneHealth-EcoHealth 2016 Congress in a couple weeks, there are two ways in which you can participate in the conference activities.

OHEH 2016 Aspirational Statement

This ESaP initiative aims to produce a statement which will provide direction for our respective fields moving forward at a time when the need for broader engagement with the non–sustainability of our global society and its attendant impacts upon public health has never been greater.  

To contribute, please follow the link to the 2016 Aspirational Statement blog.

Please have your feedback posted by Wednesday the 30th November.

Sounds of Biodiversity

Join the conversation on the impacts biodiversity has on our health by uploading your sound of biodiversity and sharing your experience with it.

There are prizes!!

For instructions on how to contribute follow this link.

To see the conversation and listen to the sounds follow this link.

 

Memorandum of Understanding for the creation of a consortium for the CoPEH-Canada

The authorities of six Canadian universities (Dalla Lana School of Public Health (University of Toronto), Simon Fraser University, Université de Moncton, Université du Québec à Montréal, University of Northern British Colombia and York University) signed a MOU for the creation of a consortium linked to the CoPEH-Canada.

CIHR's competition for intersectoral prevention research

CoPEH-Canada collaborated on three full applications to CIHR’s recent competition for teams looking into intersectoral prevention research linked to the environment. 

CPHA 2016

Pre-conference workshop at the CPHA's annual conference co-organized by CoPEH-Canada: Addressing the ecological determinants of health: Implications for ongoing public health education and practice. June 13, 2016.

Ecohealth training

 

Hybrid, multi-site course on ecosystem approaches to health, from May to June 2016 at the University of Toronto, the University of Guelph and the University of Northern British Colombia.

 

New web site

Welcome to our new website. Here you will easily find information on our activities, including our ecohealth course, our teaching manual and ways to collaborate. Enjoy!