Promoting Health and Sustainability: The Case of Climate Change and Energy Use - 2016 Public Health Summer School

PHABC Summer School brings together individuals involved in the delivery of public health activities to examine the application of the Ottawa Charter as related to climate change issues and the implications for health and health equity actions at the individual, health care system and community level.

Online registration opens May 1st at: www.phabc.org

For more information about registration please contact Cecilia Velasco at staff@phabc.org

The Public Health Summer School welcomes participants from a variety of fields and backgrounds who are working directly or indirectly on public health issues and health promoting activities across our province.

  • Frontline health providers
  • Managers & Leaders
  • Municipal Council Members
  • Program & Project Planners
  • Consultants
  • Environment Movement
  • Recreation practitioners
  • Academics & Researchers
  • Policy analysts
  • Community partners
  • Graduate and Medical Students

Multiple locations across BC are linked via UBC Video Technologies

Main sites: UBC, UVIC, UBC-O & UNBC

Sub sites: If you are interested in hosting a site in your location please contact Cecilia Velasco at staff@phabc.org

Why YOU Should Register?
This is a unique opportunity for professionals and students with a shared interest in improving the quality of life for British Columbians to:

  1. Learn from each other
  2. Build intersectoral relationships
  3. Develop new skills and knowledge
  4. Apply new skills and knowledge
  5. Improve public health by informing future directions

How do we deliver ALL of this?
Our summer school focuses on skill development based on a foundational understanding of climate change issues and provides a mixture of:

  1. Keynote presentations
  2. Case studies
  3. Team work
  4. Hands-on activities

Benefits of becoming a PHABC Member when registering for the Summer School:

  1. SAVE on registration for the Summer School and Fall Annual Conference
  2. Stay in touch with Public Health activities and Health Promotion initiatives across BC
  3. Network with intersectoral partners concerned about climate change and the impact on the health of British Columbians.
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