Understanding Healthy Lifestyles: Measuring & Monitoring Behavioural Risk Factors

Location: Cornwall, Ontario, The NAV CANADA Centre

Date: September 25–27, 2005


To further professional excellence and to advance the practice of epidemiology in the area of healthy lifestyles

  • To review current practices and explore future directions for the measurement of healthy lifestyles, specifically nutrition, healthy weights, physical activity and smoking.
  • To increase awareness and promote utilization of relevant data sources that are useful in the assessment of healthy lifestyles.
  • To enhance our current knowledge of existing behavioural risk factors monitoring mechanisms.
  • To highlight current and emerging trends regarding the investigation of healthy lifestyles.
  • To reflect on the implications of recent policy developments in public health with respect to healthy lifestyles.
  • To provide a platform for public health professionals to present results of their research related to healthy lifestyles.
  • To provide a forum for epidemiologists and other public health professionals to network and exchange ideas


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Gamil Shahein, chair

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