Webinar: Health and proximity to resources

Date(s) - January 23, 2019 - January 24, 2019
10:00 am - 9:45 am

This webinar will discuss the relationship between population health and proximity to resources (parks, supermarkets, community centres, etc.) that impact our daily life. Drawing on solid scientific knowledge, speakers will explain the correlation between the physical and mental health status of urban populations and housing conditions, food environment, community life and sustainable mobility.

How the proximity to community resources impacts health

Participants will have the opportunity to discuss potential action and research areas during the interactive questions and answers session.


  • Sume Ndumbe-Eyoh, Senior Knowledge Translation Specialist, NCCDH
  • Louise Potvin, Professor, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Montreal; Director, Institut de recherche en santé publique
  • Ginette Boyer, Coordinator, Canada Research Chair in Community Approaches and Health Inequality

More details and registration information on the NCCDH’s website.

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