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Environmental Health Assessment for China's 2008 Summer Olympics

February 26, 2008. In this one-hour Hot Topics webinar, Osaki tells about his experiences through pictures and discusses some of the differences between the American and Chinese approaches to environmental health assessment.

Quick Facts

Topics: Environmental Health, Cultural Competence

Format: Webinar

Time: 1 hour

Cost: Free

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Description

In November 2005, Carl Osaki, RS, MSPH, traveled to Beijing, China at the request of Chinese health officials to provide information about how the US conducts environmental health assessments. Officials intended to use the information to assess environmental issues relating to the 2008 Summer Olympics. In this one-hour Hot Topics webinar, which is part of the Hot Topics series, Osaki tells about his experiences through pictures and discusses some of the differences between the American and Chinese approaches to environmental health assessment.

Air date: February 26, 2008

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the process used by a foreign nation (China) in conducting community environmental health assessments
  • Summarize the environmental and community issues associated with a major international sporting event
  • Describe the challenges associated with the development of standards and criteria for measuring environmental impacts associated with the 2008 Summer Olympic

Intended Audience

Local and state public health practitioners; Public health nurses

Slides

Quick Facts

Topics: Environmental Health, Cultural Competence

Format: Webinar

Time: 1 hour

Cost: Free

Presenter

Carl S. Osaki, RS, MSPH, is a clinical associate professor in the Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences at the School of Public Health and Community Medicine at the University of Washington. He is also an affiliated faculty member at the Northwest Center for Public Health Practice. He retired as the director of environmental health, Seattle-King County Department of Public Health in 1999 and was the vice chair of the Washington State Board of Health from 1997 to 2005. He is a consultant to local, state, and tribal public health agencies nationwide and has provided numerous trainings and workshops relating to environmental health practice and public health emergency preparedness.

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