Please note, the events listed here are not necessarily affiliated with the Pacific NorthWest Border Health Alliance (PNWBHA), nor does the PNWBHA take responsibility for the views or content shared therein. The calendar will be updated as new upcoming events are shared with the PNWBHA or additional information about previously posted events is provided. If you would like more information about any of the events please contact the organization or visit the website provided with each event when available
2014 Partners in Emergency Preparedness Conference, Tacoma, WA, USA, April 22-24, 2014
The Partners in Emergency Preparedness Conference attracts top-notch speakers with expertise that includes lessons learned from recent worldwide events like earthquakes, work place violence, current hazards research, contingency planning, school preparedness, technology, media interactions, and public health issues.
PNWBHA Cross Border Public Health Preparedness Workshop, Portland OR, USA, May 12-14, 2014
The workshop, to be held at the Benson Hotel and will focus on developing a better understanding of Mutual Assistance in a cross border health sector context – what it is and when it can be implemented.
PAHO Hemispheric Consultation Engaging Indigenous Peoples in Disaster Risk Reduction, Vancouver BC, Canada, May 22-23, 2104
A two day, by invitation, working meeting attended by indigenous leaders and selected representatives of national authorities from throughout North and Central America and the Caribbean. The hoped for outcome of this dialogue will be effective approaches to reduce risk to disasters other public health emergencies of international concern, and strategies to overcome existing challenges to their implementation. The meeting will be co-hosted by the PAHO, PNWBHA, BC First Nations Health Authority and the Musqueam Reserve
Whether you are in Emergency Management, Business Continuity, Emergency Response, Risk Management, Crisis Management or Crisis Communications, this is the ONE conference you can’t afford to miss. Click here to learn more.
This year’s theme is “Rallying the Public Health Spirit: New Approaches in Health Equity.” Conference planners say the event will “provide an interactive venue for the public health community to discuss health equity in Washington.”
Emergency Preparedness and Business Continuity Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada, November 18 – 20, 2014