Title: 
Housing, Health Equity and Opportunities for Public Health
Date: 
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Time: 
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Contact name: 
Dianne Oickle, NCCDH
Contact e-mail: 
doickle@stfx.ca
Presented by: 
National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health & CHNET-Works!
Description: 

This webinar looks at the direct effect of housing conditions on health, how exposures to risk conditions impact vulnerabilities and consequences experienced by populations, and why this is an important public health concern. Guest speakers highlight intersectoral research initiatives that consider the impact of housing conditions on health, and describe various roles that public health can play to address these issues.

Guest speakers:

Erica Phipps, Executive Director, Canadian Partnership for Children’s Health and the Environment (CPCHE)

Vittoria Vecchiarelli, Senior Public Health Inspector, Health Hazard Prevention and Management, Regional Municipality of York

Rebecca Johnson, Environmental Health Officer, Vulnerable Populations Coordinator, Alberta Health Services