Public health is the water running from your kitchen tap; the safe and smoke-free home environment, the safe commute to work on your bicycle, the access to a safe playground, the sense of community, the food you choose to eat at home or the quality of food you can afford, the immunization of your newborn, and the quality of air we breathe. Public health is everything that improves our health, our communities, and makes our province a healthy place to live, work and play. When everyone’s healthy, we all benefit.
Manitoba Public Health Association (MPHA) provides the opportunity for professionals, public leaders, students, educators, and the public to network, learn, discuss, and debate – issues, ideas, and opportunities.
MPHA hosted a successful annual general meeting on September 13, 2012! Approximately 26 people were in attendance and the Board discussed its strategic plan with key goals outlined regarding membership engagement, its active role on the Vibrant Communities Charter and its future role in advocacy. Board President, Barb Wasilewski shared specific goals and objectives that [...]
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The Manitoba Professional Planners Institute has made “healthy communities” the central theme of their upcoming conference, February 26-28 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Learn how good design functions and what form it takes within Healthy, Wealthy and Wise communities. For more information, please visit the 2013 Manitoba Planning Conference website.
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