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Related OHPE Bulletins


 * Risk Communication: An Overview
OHPE Bulletin #168.1, August 4, 2000 [Updated and reprinted in 2003]

* Resources on Risk Communication: An Overview
OHPE Bulletin #168.2, Resources on Risk Communication: An Overview, August 4, 2000

Risk Trade-Offs in Public Health Action: The West Nile Virus Example


I Introduction

II Public Health Interventions

III Public Health Laws

IV Public Protest

V Conclusion

VI References

-- Nola M. Ries, Project Manager/Research Associate, Health Law Institute, University of Alberta,

This article is part of a series inspired by CPHA's 2003 conference. For more information, read our introduction to the series in the OHPE News and Summary section of OHPE 344.0 (

If you have a resource or point of view to add to this article, let us know by writing to More information on our Letters to the Editor column can be found in the OHPE News section of OHPE 268.0 ( ViewAnnouncements.cfm?ISSUE_ID=268&startrow=1).

Letter From the Editors: West Nile Related Resources


Here is a brief roundup of West Nile resources that have come to our attention.

If you have a resource to add, please email

Canadian Cooperative Wildlife Health Centre

Includes contact information for reporting dead birds and a summary of the West Nile Virus in North America (1999-2003).

Canadian Health Network

Letters to the Editor, June 2003


I Introduction
II Response to OHPE 310.1, "Access to Oral Health Services"
III Response to OHPE 312.1, "An Overview of Chronic Disease Prevention"

I. Introduction

Writing in response to our May feature on oral health (, Robert Bowes points out some recent media coverage and work by individuals, coalitions or groups, as well as indicating an interest in hearing from people active in the field.

Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control


 From the website: "The Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control provides strategic leadership in the development and implementation of integrated chronic disease prevention and control strategies, working with relevant stakeholders at national and international levels to ensure an integrated approach to chronic disease prevention and control."


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