The NCCs are proud to be contributing partners of the Canadian Public Health Association's annual conference, Public Health 2019, held this year from April 30 to May 2, in Ottawa, Ontario.
Connect with the NCCs
Interested in connecting with the NCCs at Public Health 2019? Here’s how:
- Follow our tweets using @NCCs_LesCCN and #PHSP19
- Register for our 2019 networking event, or visit our outreach booths in the exhibit area for publications and other resources from NCCAH and across the NCCs.
- Witness the 2019 NCCPH KT Awards ceremony that will be held during the plenary session on Wednesday, May 1st.
- KT Award Prize winners Steven Lam, Sherry Nesbitt, and Osnat Wine will also present their work during the NCC collaborator session to be held at 3:45pm to 5:45pm on Wednesday, May 1st.
- Join us for workshops, posters, and presentations (listed below as details become available);
Sign up for Making Connections – a 5 à 7 with the NCCs and the Rural, Remote, and Northern Public Health Network our networking event to be held on Day 1 - Tuesday, April 30, from 17:30 to 19:30 in the Rideau Canal Atrium. Join the six National Collaborating Centres for Public Health (NCCs) and the RRNPHN for a dual language, interactive “5 à 7” networking event.
Meet and connect with NCC and RRNPHN staff, as well as conference speakers and other CPHA 2019 participants. Learn about projects and explore new collaborative opportunities to strengthen public health in the rural and remote communities of Canada. Light snacks will be served and a cash bar will be available. Please note that registration is required as space is limited. Register now for the 2019 NCC Networking Event!
Connect with members of the NCC staff team in the workshops, posters, panel discussions, symposium, and oral presentations listed below (updated as details become available). For more information, consult the conference program.
Tuesday, April 30
10:45 - 12:15
- "Walking in two worlds: Western and Indigenous knowledge needs, enablers, and barriers faced by Indigenous health practitioners"
- Oral presentation by Margo Greenwood, Academic Lead, NCCAH
- "Children's perceptions of the Ontario student nutrition program’s Farm-to-School initiative in Southwestern Ontario"
- Oral presentation by 2018 NCCPH KT Award Winner Paige Colley.
12:15 - 14:00
- "Shifting Perspectives - Knowledge Mobilization (KM) for TB Elimination in Indigenous Communities"
- Poster by Margaret Haworth-Brockman, Senior Program Manager, NCCID
- "A review of the impacts of energy efficiency initiatives on radon gas levels in residential settings"
- Poster by Anne-Marie Nicol, Environmental Health and Knowledge Translation Scientist, and presented by Lyda Ma, Manager, both with NCCEH
14:00 - 15:30
- "Mobilizing multi-sector knowledge for infectious disease public health - A new online resource for TB elimination in First Nations communities"
- Oral presentation (07) by Margaret Haworth-Brockman, Senior Program Manager, NCCID
- "Cultural Safety Training and Anti-Racism Education within MPH Programs"
- Panel Discussion presented by the Network of Schools and Programs of Population and Public Health
- Speaker : Margo Greenwood, Academic Lead, NCCAH
16:00 - 17:30
- "Building organisational capacity for health equity action" to be held in Room 205.
- Panel presented by Sume Ndumbe-Eyoh, Senior Knowledge Translation Specialist, and Claire Betker, Scientific Director, both with NCCDH
17:30 - 19:30
- "Making Connections – a 5 à 7 with the NCCs and the Rural, Remote, and Northern Public Health Network" to be held in the Rideau Canal Atrium South (2nd floor).
- A networking event organized in collaboration with the Rural, Remote, and Northern Public Health Network. Meet and connect with NCC and RRNPHN staff, as well as conference speakers and other CPHA 2019 participants. Learn about projects and explore new collaborative opportunities to strengthen public health in the rural and remote communities of Canada. Light snacks will be served and a cash bar will be available.
- A free event, but due to space limitations, registration is required.
Wednesday, May 1
8:45 - 9:00
- "2019 NCCPH KT Awards Ceremony" in Canada 1, in advance of Plenary II.
- Dr. Maureen Dobbins will present awards to Steven Lam, Sherry Nesbitt, and Osnat Wine.
10:45 - 12:15
- "Accessing the NCCMT’s capacity building resources remotely: Supporting the development of evidence-informed practice skills in a northern and rural/remote context"
- Oral presentation by Kristen Read, Research Coordinator with NCCMT
13:00 - 14:00
- "Addressing gaps to innovative STBBI testing strategies in Canada"
- Poster by Jami Neufeld, Project Manager, NCCID
14:00 - 15:30
- "Building a collaborative environment: Bridging disciplines of public health and planning"
15:45 - 17:15
- "2019 NCCPH KT Graduate Award Winners Panel Discussion"
- Featuring award winners Steven Lam, Sheery Nesbitt, and Osnat Wine.
- Moderator: Claire Howarth, Research Coordinator, NCCMT.
- "Racial Equity Partnerships"
- Oral presentation by Sume Ndumbe-Eyoh, Senior Knowledge Translation Specialist from NCCDH
17:30 - 19:30
- "Black and Indigenous Public Health Gathering" to be held in Room 202.
- Gathering (no conference registration required) organized by Sume Ndumbe-Eyoh, Senior Knowledge Translation Specialist from NCCDH
Thursday, May 2
10:30 - 12:00
- "Building organizational evidence-informed decision making capacity: Expansion of the online Evidence-Informed Decision Making Skills Assessment Tool"
- Oral presentation (23) by Claire Howarth, Research Coordinator with NCCMT
- "Enhancing health systems performance by learning from best practice models of public health and care for refugee population in Canada using an opportunity identification matrix"
- Oral presentation (22) by Sheik Muhammad Zeeshan Qadar, Project Manager with NCCID
- "Free online-learning tools to support the development of health equity champions"
- Oral presentation (20) by Faith Layden, Program Manager with NCCDH
- "Debunking 'race': contextualizing racial health inequities"
- Symposium organized in collaboration with CIHI, and moderated by Sume Ndumbe-Eyoh, Senior Knowledge Translation Scientist with NCCDH
- "Developing an online education course on health impact assessment (HIA) for increasing HIA practice in Canada"
- Oral presentation (20) by Thierno Diallo, Scientific Advisor with NCCHPP
13:00 - 14:30
- "Aligning two worlds: what can AMR surveillance do for Public Health?"
- Oral presentation by Aleksandra Wierzbowski, Project Manager with NCCID