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Canadian Public Health Association

Public Health 2016



TORONTO, ON – June 1, 2016 – Public Health 2016 is the meeting place for the public health community to connect, collaborate, innovate, inspire, share and learn. It is a gathering of leaders and change agents from public, private and voluntary organizations that contribute to health and wellness. It is the largest annual public health gathering in Canada and a key knowledge exchange event.

What? Public Health 2016: The Canadian Public Health Association’s annual conference
When? Monday 13 June at 13:30 to Thursday 16 June at 14:30 EDT
Where? Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel (123 Queen St. W.)

Final Program

Highlights include:

  • Monday 13 June at 13:30: Public Health and Technology with David Buckeridge, McGill University
  • Tuesday 14 June at 08:00: Public Health and the Prevention of Violence with Alessandra Guedes, PAHO; Etienne Krug, WHO; and Sylvia Maracle, Ontario Federation of the Indigenous Friendship Centres
  • Wednesday 15 June at 08:00: Health Equity, Social Justice and the Racialization of Canadian Society with Desmond Cole, Freelance Journalist; Charlotte Loppie, University of Victoria; David McKeown, Toronto Public Health; and Ingrid Waldron, Dalhousie University
  • Thursday 16 June at 12:30: Harm Reduction, Risk Perception and Alcohol with Gregory Taylor, Public Health Agency of Canada

Plus over 200 oral and poster presentations, workshops and symposiums!

CPHA is pleased to host Public Health 2016 through a unique and effective collaboration with the:

For more information contact:
Dolores Gutierrez, Communications & Marketing Officer
Canadian Public Health Association
Telephone: 613.725.3769, ext. 190

About the Canadian Public Health Association
Founded in 1910, the Canadian Public Health Association is the independent voice for public health in Canada with links to the international community. As the only Canadian non-governmental organization focused exclusively on public health, we are uniquely positioned to advise decision-makers about public health system reform and to guide initiatives to help safeguard the personal and community health of Canadians and people around the world. We are a national, independent, not-for-profit, voluntary association. Our members believe in universal and equitable access to the basic conditions that are necessary to achieve health for all.

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