An unmissable event beyond the pandemic

MONTREAL, the Nov 24, 2021 CNW Telbec/ – To watch tomorrow at the Annual Public Health Days (JASP)

Programming from November 25, 2021

8.30 am to 9.30 am – Plenary lecture by Esee Dube, medical anthropologist, specialist scientific advisor to the National Institute of Public Health of Quebec, researcher at the Research Center of the CHU of Quebec and visiting professor at the University’s Department of Anthropology Laval

Misinformation, fake news and rumours: How to outsmart the public health infodemic without contributing more to it?

Against the background of adherence to public health recommendations, this plenary will address the trust and legitimacy of various sources of information and the issues associated with disinformation.

This public lecture will be broadcast live on the JASP YouTube channel and Facebook page.

Instructions for joining the event

No accreditation is required to attend the plenary conference.

However, for all other JASP activities, media representatives must obtain accreditation at least 60 minutes prior to the activity by writing to the address [email protected]

It is prohibited to record and rebroadcast the lectures.

Question hours are reserved for healthcare professionals and JASP participants.

To coordinate an interview with a speaker, please contact: [email protected]

Thematic training

9.50am to 12.30pm – Sweet drinks

ASPQ Conference – Countering Commercial Practices to Promote Health: The Case of Sugary Drinks

A roundtable discussion will present experiences to offset advertising initiatives with government policies.

9.50am to 12.30pm – Work and Pandemic

Work-related social health inequalities and the COVID-19 pandemic

This training takes a look at occupational health practice so that it does not generate more social inequalities.

13.30 to 16.10 – Thematic part of the day

Occupational health and safety issues: what lessons for the future?

A look back at the pandemic through the lens of occupational health, with the collaboration of Dr. Horacio ArrudaDirector of Public Health at the Department of Public Health of the Ministry of Health and Social Services, Luc CastonguayVice-President of the Commission on Standards, Equality and Health and Safety at Work, Nicole LadiestoyPresident and CEO of the National Institute of Public Health of Quebec and Éric Goyer, Regional Director of Public Health for the public health departments of the Laurentians and Nord-du-Québec.

1.30 pm to 4.10 pm – Breastfeeding

Make environments favorable to breastfeeding, everyone wins!

This training examines the role of government policies to promote toddler development and support families.

13.30 to 16.10 – Methodological workshop

“The wheel of behavior change”, for better targeted and more effective interventions on a healthy lifestyle

This training addresses behavioral approaches and the process of changing individual health-related practices.

5:00 PM to 5:30 PM – Closing session with Dr. Horacio Arruda

For full details, see the full program:

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About the annual Public Health Days

The event is organized by a consortium of partners comprising the Ministry of Health and Social Services of Quebec, the National Institute of Public Health of Quebec, the Institute of Statistics of Quebec, the Public Health Departments of Integrated Health and Social Services Centers, the Association of Quebec Preventive Medicine Specialists and the Quebec Public Health Association, with the participation of the Public Health Agency of Canada.

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For more information: and Accreditation: Sybille Jussome, Communications Consultant, Phone: 514 864-5185, Email: [email protected]

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