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CDPAC/PHAC 2016/2017 Webinar Series Archive

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The Public Health Agency of Canada’s Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention (CCDP) partnered with the Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance of Canada (CDPAC) to co-host a series of webinars throughout 2016-2017. Sessions include effective interventions, program learnings and the latest surveillance analyses. This series will be of interest to public health and related professionals, researchers, and policy makers.

Creating Wellness in Rural Indigenous Communities One Individual at a Time - Thursday, June 1, 2017, from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Eastern

Using an individual approach to chronic disease prevention and the mantra “Be Fit, Eat Right, and Think Well,” the Tajike'k Centre Program in Flat Bay, NL, supports clients to make manageable lifestyle changes to achieve health and wellness goals. Join our webinar and learn more about this unique program!

RUN TO QUIT - Run/Walk to a Smoke-Free Life - Thursday, January 19th, 2017

A webinar on the Run to Quit program where smoking cessation practitioners, policy makers and public health professionals in Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention learned about the first year results of this unique program that combines physical activity with support for smoking cessation.

Designing Healthy Built Environments - Thursday, November 17th, 2016

The webinar began with a brief description of how the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is contributing, alongside other important partners, to addressing the built environment through its Multi-sectoral Partnerships to Promote Healthy Living and Prevent Chronic Disease Program...

Dementia Friends Canada: using digital means to build an online community of engaged Canadians - Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

Learn how Dementia Friends Canada is using an integrated approach that combines traditional social media (Twitter, Facebook) with various other channels, including relevant influential blogs, in order to improve awareness and understanding about dementia...