Marking its 100th anniversary, the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (CIPHI) celebrated this special occasion by hosting an event here at Cape Breton University (CBU) on Friday October 11th, 2013.
This event was hosted in front of MacDonald Residence at 11:30am where this anniversary was recognized. A maple tree has been planted and plaque presented by CIPHI to CBU for its educational contributions in the Environmental Health program. On hand for this centennial event is the national president of CIPHI, Gary O’Toole, CBU alumnus graduating from the Public Health program and who is also the Director of Environmental Health for the N.S. provincial government.
In relation to the Public Health program here at the university, this program focuses on the conditions, standards, and maintaining health to the public. With the Environmental public health, this program studies components of public health that factors towards the environment including some of the following: the quality of life, biological, social, and human health. Similarly, the Environmental Health Foundation of Canada (EHFC) is a branch of CIPHI which is devoted to researching and developing environmental health in Canada.
All students, graduates, and others involved in the NS CIPHI were invited to attend this special event.
Following this ceremony, the National Collaborating Centre of Environmental Health is planning a webinar on campus in room CE265 at 12:30pm.
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