Projects

Ecosystem health rotation for University of Calgary veterinary students

“The main goal of the ecosystem health rotation is to provide senior veterinary students with opportunities to apply the concepts they have learned in health promotion, public health, and health management to health issues involving animals, people, and their shared

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Potential Impacts of American Bullfrogs (Rana catesbeiana) on Drinking Water Quality

The American bullfrog, Rana catesbeiana, was introduced into western North America in the early 1900’s as a business enterprise to supply a culinary demand for frog’s legs. Unfortunately, bullfrogs escaped or were released from these farms, and by the 1970s

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Animals as Sentinels for Public Health Risks Associated with Oil and Gas Development: A Primer for Environmental Health Professionals

The Public Health Value of Animal Health for detecting and Assessing Risks (PDF) We used a rapid scoping review to identify trends, gaps and emerging themes in the literature and online in order to review the oil and gas sectors

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Early Warning Rapid Alert Systems for Food Safety

The CCH was contracted by the EMPRES Food Safety and Products Unit (AGDF) of the FAO to identify, evaluate, and summarize information on existing early warning and rapid alert (EWRA) systems applicable to food safety, and then use this information

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