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PHO Grand Rounds: The power of public health advocacy at the local level
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 12:00 pm to 01:00 pm
Venue: 480 University Ave, Suite 300 Toronto, ON M5G 1V2 Boardroom 350
Learning and development
City: Toronto
Format: In Person; Webinar

Note: This is an open invitation, and may be forwarded to interested parties.

This presentation explores health-focused policy and advocacy opportunities at the local level and how they can shape decisions by elected officials. Drawing from Toronto Public Health's experience, examples of successful, promising, and problematic policy and advocacy positions are discussed with respect to success factors and issues. Examples include e-cigarettes, casinos, menu labelling, cosmetic pesticides, ChemTRAC, complete streets, speed limit reduction, cell towers, and local airport expansion.

DISCLAIMER: The opinions expressed by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies or views of Public Health Ontario, nor does the mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by Public Health Ontario.

Presenter: Dr. Monica Campbell

Monica Campbell is the director of Healthy Public Policy at Toronto Public Health. She holds a status appointment with the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto.

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