Poisoning Prevention in Canada Webinar January 27, 2021

Parachute and Injury Prevention Centre present:

Poisoning Prevention in Canada: Data, trends and calls to action.

Jan 27, 2021 02:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)


Poisoning, particularly unintentional poisoning, is a much larger public health issue in Canada than is generally recognized. The “Poisoning Prevention in Canada: Data, trends and calls to action” webinar, hosted by Parachute and the Injury Prevention Centre, will explore key data findings and best practice recommendations from the newly released report, Evidence Summary on the Prevention of Poisoning in Canada.

Parachute’s President & CEO, Pamela Fuselli, will be joined by:

-Dr. Kathy Belton: Associate Director, Injury Prevention Centre, School of Public Health, University of Alberta
- Dr. Margaret Thompson: President, Canadian Association of Poison Control Centres
- A representative from Health Canada
- A representative from Public Health Agency of Canada

This webinar will provide an in-depth look at poisoning trends and key issues, poison centre information and data from across Canada, best practices and recommended actions for poison prevention, and priorities for poison surveillance and prevention.


This webinar will be of interest to professionals whose work relates to:
- poisoning, injury and trauma prevention
- substance use
- data and surveillance
- public policy
- public health
- health care
- product safety


Link to register for webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ELH206JXQFGQeM4XDMw4Sg