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Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health

CADTH is an independent, not-for-profit organization funded by Canada’s federal, provincial, and territorial governments. CADTH is responsible for providing health care decision-makers with objective evidence, advice, and recommendations on the optimal use of drugs, diagnostic tests, and medical, dental, and surgical devices and procedures. For more information visit www.cadth.ca.


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Economical Select

As part of Economical Insurance®, one of Canada’s most respected property and casualty insurance companies, Economical Select provides exclusive, discounted rates on car and home insurance to work groups and associations across the country. We are your group advantage.

Call for a quote today and discover how much you could save! When you do, you’ll be automatically entered for a chance to win a new SUV or a $5,000 travel certificate in our Select Sweepstakes. For contest details, visit selectsweepstakes.com.

Call for a quote and your chance to win. 1-866-247-7700


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Innovative Medicines Canada

Innovative Medicines Canada is the national voice of Canada’s innovative pharmaceutical industry. We advocate for policies that enable the discovery, development and commercialization of innovative medicines and vaccines that improve the lives of all Canadians. We support our members’ commitment to being valued partners in the Canadian healthcare system.

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55 Metcalfe, Suite 1220
Ottawa, Ontario, K1P 6L5
Website: www.innovativemedicines.ca


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Merck Canada Inc.

For over a century, Merck has been a global healthcare leader working to help the world be well. Merck is known as MSD outside the United States and Canada. Through our prescription medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies, and animal health products, we work with customers and operate in more than 140 countries to deliver innovative health solutions. We also demonstrate our commitment to increasing access to healthcare through far-reaching policies, programs and partnerships. For more information about our operations in Canada, visit www.merck.ca and connect with us on YouTube and Twitter @MerckCanada.


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Novartis Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc

In July 2015, bioCSL and the influenza vaccines of Novartis joined forces to create Seqirus, now the second largest influenza vaccine company in the world.

With extensive research and production expertise and manufacturing plants in the US, UK, Germany and Australia, Seqirus is a transcontinental partner in pandemic preparedness and a major contributor to the prevention and control of influenza globally.

With a broad range of products that vary from country to country, Canada markets FLUAD®, FLUAD Pediatric® & Agriflu®.

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Kim Perrault
Senior Public Health Manager - Canada
385 Bouchard Blvd.
Dorval, QC  H9S 1A9, Canada
514-631-6775 x 1112
kim.perrault@seqirus.com


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Sanofi Pasteur


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University of Alberta, School of Public Health

Located in Edmonton, Alberta, the School of Public Health at the University of Alberta is the first school in Canada to be accredited by the U.S. Council on Education for Public Health. As a stand-alone faculty focused on public health, it offers multiple specializations within its graduate education programs—MPH, MSc and PhD—as well as two professional development programs: the Professional Certificate in Public Health and the Fellowship in Health Systems Improvement.

Researchers conduct curiosity-driven and community-driven inquiry in core areas of public health: biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental health, global health, healthy policy and management, and health promotion and socio-behavioural health sciences. Faculty members engage with partners on regional, national and international research and education initiatives to advance public health.

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School of Public Health, University of Alberta
3-300 Edmonton Clinic Health Academy
11405 – 87 Avenue
Edmonton, AB T6G 1C9

P: 780-492-9954
F: 780-492-0364

E: school.publichealth@ualberta.ca
W: www.publichealth.ualberta.ca


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University of Waterloo - School of Public Health and Health Systems

The University of Waterloo - School of Public Health and Health Systems aspires to solve pressing problems and produce leaders for tomorrow. We aren’t satisfied with describing problems or theory; we want people who think differently, and can be agents for constructive change. We aim to inspire and empower others. Our ideas and education programs focus on producing healthy system transformation. Our Professional Programs include: Master of Public Health, Master of Health Informatics and Master of Health Evaluation. These flexible programs are offered online or in a blended (online and on-campus seminar) course format, full-time or part-time for the working professional.

The School also offers research-based programs where students complete a Master of Science or Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health and Health Systems. Specialized doctoral programs are also available in Aging, Health and Well-Being, or Work and Health. Students arrange a supervisor and complete a thesis. Doctoral students also complete a comprehensive examination. Most courses are completed online but students may opt to enroll in courses that use the flipped-classroom approach—allowing them to complete most of the coursework online and attend a weekly, on-campus seminar. Full-time MSc students are guaranteed funding in their first year. Full-time doctoral students are guaranteed funding for four years.

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Western University’s Master of Public Health

The Master of Public Health Program is a 12-month, case-based learning program. During the Program, you will learn from faculty from a wide-variety of disciplines, participate in seminars and workshops, experience a 12-week practicum in Canada or around the world, and develop the skills you need to become a public health leader. For individuals currently working in a public health environment, you have the opportunity to complete your degree in just eight months.

Special features of the MPH Program include:

  • ONLY Program in Ontario and fourth in Canada to be accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health
  • Provides you with the core competencies of public health practice
  • Applies your previous experience to a wide range of scenarios
  • Connects you with diverse peers from varying backgrounds (international and domestic)
  • Pushes you to further develop your critical thinking skills
  • Exposes you to the “grey” areas of public health (no “one-size fits all” solutions)
  • Networking opportunities with public health leaders
 

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Diana Lee


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Assembly of First Nations

The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is a national advocacy organization representing First Nation citizens in Canada, which includes more than 900,000 people living in 634 First Nation communities and in cities and towns across the country. First Nation leaders (Chiefs) from coast to coast to coast direct the work of AFN through resolutions passed at Chiefs Assemblies held at least twice a year.


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Canadian Alliance for Regional Risk Factor Surveillance

The Canadian Alliance for Regional Risk Factor Surveillance (CARRFS) is a network of public health professionals interested in regional/local risk factor and health determinants surveillance in Canada. CARRFS collaborates with health agencies across jurisdictions to identify innovations, promote successful experiences, and support linkages with existing surveillance systems in order to improve their quality, visibility and usefulness. CARRFS allows members to interact, support and exchange ideas with colleagues working on surveillance from across Canada through a social network platform, on-line tools/resources, training, and the CARRFS’ annual symposium.


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Canadian Institutes of Health Research

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) is the Government of Canada’s health research investment agency. CIHR’s mission is to create new scientific knowledge and to enable its translation into improved health, more effective health services and products, and a strengthened Canadian health care system. Composed of 13 Institutes, CIHR provides leadership and support to more than 13,000 health researchers and trainees across Canada.

The CIHR-Institute of Population and Public Health (IPPH) represents CIHR on the CPHA Conference Steering Committee. CIHR-IPPH aims to improve the health of populations and promote health equity in Canada and globally through research and its application to policies, programs, and practice in public health and other sectors.

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jennifer.morgan@globalstrategylab.org


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National Collaborating Centres for Public Health

Established in 2005 and funded through the Public Health Agency of Canada, the six National Collaborating Centres (NCCs) for Public Health work together to promote the use of scientific research and other knowledge to strengthen public health practices, programs and policies in Canada. A unique knowledge hub, the NCCs identify knowledge gaps, foster networks and provide the public health system with an array of evidence-based resources, multi-media products, and knowledge translation services. The NCCs are located across Canada, and each focuses on a different public health priority.

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e-mail: communications@nccph-ccnsp.ca


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Pan American Health Organization

PAHO engages in technical cooperation with its member countries to fight communicable and noncommunicable diseases and their causes, to strengthen health systems, and to respond to emergencies and disasters.

PAHO is committed to ensuring that all people have access to the health care they need, when they need it, with quality and without fear of falling into poverty. Through its work, PAHO promotes and supports the right of everyone to good health.

To advance these goals, PAHO promotes technical cooperation between countries and works in partnership with ministries of health and other government agencies, civil society organizations, other international agencies, universities, social security agencies, community groups, and other partners.


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Institut de recherche en santé publique / École de santé publique de l’Université de Montréal

Founded in April 2009, the Université de Montréal Public Health Research Institute (IRSPUM) is one of the largest groups of public health researchers working within an academic setting in Canada and in the French-speaking world, bringing together over 200 researchers.

As a leader in Canada and among Francophone schools, and as a one-of-a-kind institution in Quebec, The Université de Montréal Public Health School is a hub of excellence and a place for critical reflection on public health issues pertaining to teaching, research and knowledge translation.

www.irspum.umontreal.ca

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CardioMed Supplies

CardioMed Supplies provides the world's highest rated safety syringe called VanishPoint, the only fully automated retractable safety syringe. Eliminating any post needle exposure following any injections eliminates the risks associated with accidental needlesticks. VanishPoint is used in Public Health, Immunizations, Hospitals, Harms reduction programs, Needle exchange programs and more. Proud to introduce Canada to the EasyPoint and this will be the first attachable needle with the same automated retraction to easily adapt to prefilled medication vials. clinicians hands and fingers remain behind the exposed sharp at all times. During injection and activation, EasyPoint once activated the needle retracts automatically. Visit our website: www.cardiomed.com


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Healthy Populations Institute

The Healthy Populations Institute (HPI) at Dalhousie University brings together researchers from multiple faculties and post-secondary institutions to conduct applied population health and policy research. HPI’s mission is improving population health and promoting health equity by understanding and influencing the complex conditions that impact the health of communities.HPI focuses on moving research ‘upstream’: addressing the fundamental causes of ill-health for individuals and communities. Excellence in research development, capacity building, mentorship and training are fostered through the creation of interdisciplinary research teams drawing together collaborators, including trainees,from many sectors to design and implement large, multi-faceted projects with local relevance and global impact.

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Maureen Summer, Managing Director
maureen.summers@dal.ca


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Heart & Stroke

For over 60 years, Heart & Stroke has been dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. Our work has saved thousands of lives and improved the lives of millions of others. Our mission is to prevent disease, save lives and promote recovery. We do this through research funding, innovative health promotion programs and influencing public policy on nutrition, physical activity and tobacco issues.

We empower Canadians to live healthier lives — from preventing and controlling high blood pressure to getting more physical activity.

Our vision is healthy lives free of heart disease and stroke. Together we will make it happen.

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Heart & Stroke
110-1525 Carling Ave.
Ottawa, ON
K1Z 8R9
Telephone: 1-888-473-4636
Fax: 613-727-1895


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Lakehead University, Master of Public Health Program

The Master of Public Health Program, Lakehead University, is primarily intended to build on the knowledge foundation of persons currently working in the field of public health. This practicum-based degree offers the option of completing a number of Specializations including Nursing, which offers a sub-specialty with Nurse Practitioner electives, Epidemiology and Indigenous and Northern Health.

Program delivery uses a blend of on-campus and distance technology. Students attend lectures via web conferencing; lectures are recorded and archived to accommodate time zones and employment schedules. There is no requirement to attend on campus. Students may study either full-time or flexible full-time basis.

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Katie Berube
Administrative Assistant
Department of Health Sciences
healthsciences@lakeheadu.ca
807-766-7118


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National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health

The National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health (NCCAH) is a national Aboriginal organization established in 2005 by the Government of Canada and funded through the Public Health Agency of Canada to support First Nations, Inuit, and Métis public health renewal and health equity through knowledge translation and exchange. The NCCAH is hosted by the University of Northern BC (UNBC) in Prince George, BC. - See more at: www.nccah-ccnsa.ca/en/#sthash.MhUN1ems.dpuf

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National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health
3333 University Way
Prince George, British Columbia
V2N 4Z9 Canada
Tel: (250) 960-5250
Fax: (250) 960-5644
Email: nccah@unbc.ca
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National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases

We help public health practitioners find, understand and use infectious disease research and evidence.

We specialize in forging connections between those who generate and those who use infectious disease public health knowledge. From policy to practice, we’re able to build bridges between those with infectious disease questions, those with answers, and those in a position to act on the evidence.

We’re one of six National Collaborating Centres for Public Health, funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada.

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National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg MB
E-mail: nccid@umanitoba.ca
Telephone: 204-318-2591


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National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools

The National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools (NCCMT) is one of six National Collaborating Centres for Public Health in Canada. The NCCMT provides leadership and expertise in evidence-informed decision making to Canadian public health organizations.

We believe that using the best available evidence to inform public health practice and policy will strengthen and improve the public health system, ultimately leading to better health for all Canadians.

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National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools
McMaster University
McMaster Innovation Park (MIP)
175 Longwood Road South, Suite 210a
Hamilton, ON L8P 0A1
Phone: (905) 525-9140 ext 20450
Email: nccmt@mcmaster.ca


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Northern Health

At Northern Health, we build for the future. Acquiring and retaining high-quality talent is a high priority for our organizations success. Our vision of building a strong primary health care system will create a dynamic work environment that challenges all of your skills. Meaningful and rewarding careers, and an outstanding quality of life await!

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Tableau

Tableau helps people transform data into actionable insights. Explore with limitless visual analytics. Build dashboards and perform ad hoc analyses in just a few clicks. Share your work with anyone and make an impact on your business. From global enterprises to early-stage startups and small businesses, people everywhere use Tableau to see and understand their data.

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University of Victoria, School of Public Health and Social Policy

The School of Public Health and Social Policy at the University of Victoria offers a Masters Degree in Public Health and a Graduate Diploma with areas of focus including Indigenous Peoples’ Health, Public Health Nursing and Social Policy. The School also offers a Bachelor of Arts in Health and Community Services with areas of focus including Indigenous People’s Health, Ageing, Disability, and International/Global Health. All of these programs are ONLINE. Check us out on www.uvic.ca/publichealth and follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Together make a difference!

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