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CHNET-Works! Fireside Chats: Series on Environment and Health

April and May, 2013  

Upcoming Fireside Chats / Causeries à venir

To Celebrate Earth Day - we are hosting a series on environment and health:

Health and Socio-economic Impacts of Transboundary Movement of E-waste to Developing Countries
April 23, 2013, 1:00-2:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Most of us have 'old computers, telephones, cords...etc. What happens to them? Why is  it important to recycle these resources responsibly? What are your choices as an individual, as an organization? This Fireside Chat is for any population health professional or organization with a computer on their desk, cell phone in their pocket and old electronic stuff ready to "throw out".

What do wildfires have to do with public health?
May 2, 2013, 12:00-1:00 p.m. Eastern Time     

A multi-pronged strategy is required to ensure the protection and safety of residents.  Who is invited?
Professionals or leaders in public health, emergency planning, mental health and other sectors, who are concerned about wildfires in their region.

Air Quality Health Index: An Update
May 15, 2013, 1:00-02:30 p.m. Eastern Time     

There's new science as well as new messages, tools and resource kits - use these to share with your colleagues, patients/clients/students.  A special invitation is extended to Public health professionals, family physicians, paediatricians, respirologists, cardiologists, nurses, pharmacists, asthma educators, respiratory therapists, cardiac rehab professionals, physician assistants, teachers and physical education specialists.

For more information and to register, please visit http://