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PAHO_logo_EnglishPAHO Hemispheric Consultation Engaging Indigenous Peoples in Disaster Risk Reduction, Vancouver BC, Canada (TBA)

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





PHEP-14-Header-NewHale Borealis Forum, Anchorage, AK, USA, September 27 -30, 2014. 

This four day event will showcase evidence-based practice, current  trends, standards of care and the latest innovations in emergency response and medical care.



WSPHAWashington State Public Health Association Annual Conference,  Wenatchee WA, October 12–14, 2014

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.”




Eep_bcmergency Preparedness and Business Continuity Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada, November 18 – 20, 2014