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  • November 10, 2023 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm


About this event:

Title: “Wildfire smoke, population health, and the Canadian climate future”

Wildfire smoke is a significant and growing threat to air quality in Canada. Smoke pollution has been associated with a wide range of acute health endpoints, and evidence on more chronic effects is rapidly emerging. This presentation will cover wildfire smoke exposure, health effects across the life course, effective public health interventions, and considerations for the future.

Presenter: Dr. Sarah Henderson

Dr. Sarah Henderson is the Scientific Director of Environmental Health Services at the BC Centre for Disease Control and the Scientific Director of the National Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health (NCCEH). She oversees a broad program of applied research, surveillance, and knowledge translation to support evidence-based environmental health policy and practice in BC and across Canada. She has been studying the population health effects of wildfire smoke for more than 20 years.