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CDPAC/PHAC Childhood Obesity Prevention Webinar Series: Part 2 Implementing Comprehensive School Health

Online
January 14, 2011

Mark your Calendar!
January 14th, 2011 1:00-2:30 PM Eastern Time

CDPAC/PHAC Childhood Obesity Prevention Webinar Series: Part 2
Implementing Comprehensive School Health: An Investment in Learning, Health and Tomorrow's Economy

The second Fireside Chat in the series will provide a detailed overview of 'Comprehensive School Health', and provide 'best practice' examples of successful interventions.

Topics Discussed:

  • Comprehensive School Health: Overview and importance
  • Best Practices: Annapolis Valley in Nova Scotia and Apple Schools in Alberta
  • Short term benefits: Impacts on learning
  • Long term benefits: Implications for the health care system, chronic diseases, the workforce and economy

Bringing in the Experts:
Paul J. Veugelers, PhD
Professor, School of Public Health
Director, Population Health Intervention Research Unit
Canada Research Chair in Population Health
Alberta Heritage Foundation of Medical Research Health Scholar

Kate Storey, PHD, RD
Research Associate, University of Alberta
Department of Public Health Sciences
School of Public Health

To register: http://www.chnet-works.ca and click on Fireside Chats!

Fireside Chats are free pan-Canadian discussions on pressing population health issues, for professionals in health and stakeholder sectors. Participants join in via simultaneous Telephone and Internet 'conferences'. NO registration fees, NO travel costs or green house gas emissions.

Hosted by:
The Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance of Canada (CDPAC) and the Public Health Agency of Canada's (PHAC) Canadian Best Practices Initiative in partnership with CHNET-Works! - University of Ottawa