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Webinar Series on Anti-Black Racism and Public Health

In collaboration with the Black Health Education Collaborative, NCCDH is hosting an interactive three-part webinar series, focused on the ways in which anti-Black racism impacts health. Aiming to provide the Canadian public health community an important capacity building opportunity, and identifying opportunities for public health action, the series will shed light on racist policies and practices rooted in Canadian institutions including health care, education, and justice. As well as beliefs, attitudes, prejudices, stereotypes and discriminatory behaviours which lead to unequitable access, opportunities, and outcomes for Black people, with regards to healthcare. 

Host Organization - National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health   

Event Type - Virtual → Registration - 

Part 1: #BlackLivesMatter in Public Health: Critical race theory, historical roots and legacies of anti-Black racism. 

Date - February 1st, 2023 (1:00pm - 2:30pm ET)

Part 2: Anti-Black racism: A look at the social and physiological health impacts of injustice

Date - March 1st, 2023 (1:00pm – 2:30pm ET)

Part 3: Uprooting anti-Black racism: Strategies and approaches for public health

Date - March 29th, 2023 (1:00pm – 2:30pm ET)

The Ontario Public Health Convention

This virtual convention will include keynote speakers, workshops, and presentations by public health professionals. Focusing on challenges and opportunities associated with current public health issues, policies, and programs in Ontario. Topics vary from mental health and substance use and harm reduction, to priority populations and health equity. 

Host Organizations - Public Health Ontario (PHO), the Ontario Public Health Association (OPHA) and the Association of Local Public Health Agencies (alPHa)

Event Type - Virtual → Registration - Opens on January 30th, 2023 

Dates - March 27th & 30th, 2023 

World Health Summit Regional Meeting 2023

Various global health challenges will be addressed and discussed by researchers, educators, and healthcare professionals. The purpose is to inform, influence, and encourage governments and international organizations to create evidence-based policies regarding the improvement of global health issues.

Host Organization - Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) 

Event Type - Virtual & In-person (Washington, DC) → Registration Fees & Deadlines - 

Date - April 13th, 2023 

CUGH’s 14th Annual Global Health Conference

This conference will include presentations by scientists, students, professors, government officials, and health professionals from all over the world. A few themes of the conference include, “Addressing the Social Determinants of Health”, “Decolonizing - Reforming Global Health, Equity, Justice, Global Health Education and Research”, and “Pandemic Prevention, Covid-19, Emerging Infectious Diseases, and Other Communicable Diseases”. 

Host Organization - Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) 

Event Type - Virtual & In-person (Washington, DC) → Registration Fees & Deadlines - 

Dates - April 14th - 16th, 2023

 17th World Congress on Public Health - “A World in Turmoil: Opportunities to Focus on the Public’s Health”

This year’s congress revolves around themes of health equity promotion and the development of sustainable global health. Through an exchange of knowledge and experiences regarding public health issues at national and global levels, the global health community will work together to create meaningful changes. 

Host Organization - World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA)

Event Type - In-person (Rome, Italy) → Registration Fees & Deadlines - 

Dates - May 2nd - 6th, 2023