Deadline for Public Health 2017 and the CARRFS Symposium

Deadline for Public Health 2017 and the CARRFS Symposium

Deadlines for Call for Proposals and Call for Abstracts for Public Health 2017 and the CARRFS Symposium are November 22, 2016 and November 29, 2016

CARRFS is, in collaboration with the Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA), announcing the Call for Submission for the Public Health 2017 Conference in Halifax, June 6-8, 2017. More information about CARRFS activities during the Public Health 2017 will follow in the upcoming months.

SUMMARY: CARRFS January 2016 Innovation Summit

SUMMARY: CARRFS January 2016 Innovation Summit

On January 10-11, 2016 the Canadian Alliance for Regional Risk Factor Surveillance (CARRFS) held its latest event - The CARRFS January 2016 Innovation Summit in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The summit was attended by public health executives and professionals from across Canada. Dr. Bernard Choi, Senior Research Scientist, Public Health Canada of Canada gives a summary of the event.

Digital Technologies Disrupting Public Health Surveillance

Digital Technologies Disrupting Public Health Surveillance

Digital technologies have been extremely disruptive to many sectors, and most observers predict a similar impact to healthcare. In anticipation of the resulting opportunities, venture investment in digital health technologies has grown rapidly over the last few years but may have peaked recently, according to Dr. Martin Sumner-Smith, a senior advisor at MaRS Health Venture Services in Toronto, and this year’s keynote speaker at the CARRFS January 2016 Innovation Summit.