Reacting to Infectious Disease Outbreaks: Considering the Psychosocial


I Introduction
II Access to Evidence
III Methodology
IV Key Findings from the Literature
V Discussion and Conclusions

--Submitted by Stephanie Vendetti-Hastie, Kristin Read, and Dr. Maureen Dobbins, National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools

I Introduction

Risk factors for varicella susceptibility among refugees to Toronto, Canada


I Background
II Methods
III Results
IV Discussion
V Conclusions

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Let's Talk Calcium! Mobilizing Young Adults to Increase Their Intake of Dietary Calcium


I  Introduction
II Bone Health and Calcium Intake in Young Adulthood
III Examining Attitudes and Beliefs Towards Calcium in a Young Adult Population
IV Opportunities to Reach a Young Adult Population
V Conclusion
VI Resources
VII References

Submitted by:

Planning and Integration Specialist, South West Local Health Integration Network

London, Ontario
Deadline August 9, 2012

The South West Local Health Integration Network  (LHIN), is one of 14 local organizations that have been created in Ontario to plan, coordinate and fund local health services, including hospitals, community care access centres (CCACs), long-term care homes, community health centres (CHCs), community support service agencies, and mental health and addictions agencies. The office of the South West LHIN is located in London, Ontario.

Alberta Centre for Active Living December WellSpring: Listening to People with Diabetes

Listening to People with Diabetes: Findings from a Consensus Conference


This article presents the methodology and recommendations from a consensus conference hosted in May 2011 by the Physical Activity and Nutrition for Diabetes in Alberta (PANDA) research project. The goal of the conference was to create physical activity and nutrition recommendations for people with type 2 diabetes. 

What’s in This Article for You?

Video Conference: Health Literacy in Diabetes Practice

14 locations across Ontario
December 1, 2011

Conference Partners:  Frontier College, Canadian Diabetes Association and Literacy Link South Central

Speaker:  Dr. Linda Shohet - The Centre for Literacy

Date:  Thursday December 1st, 2011

Time:  1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Locations and registration:  http://www.diabetes.ca/get-involved/events/health-literacy-in-diabetes-p...

Conference Topics Include:

Online Resources Related to Feature 693

Ontario Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance Resources

Ontario Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance (OCDPA) is dedicated to improving the health of all Ontarians. The Alliance envisions communities where population and individual health are supported by healthy societal conditions, public policies, and personal behaviours.  OCDPA resources include:

Addressing Healthier Living Conditions in your Community


I A Preventable Disease in Ontario
II Healthier Living is Key to Healthier Ontarians
III Addressing Healthier Living Conditions through Collective Action
IV Why these Messages?
V How to Use the Supporting Documents

-- Submitted by Hoi Ki Ding and Nousheen Kanji

I A Preventable Disease in Ontario

Print Resources Related to Feature 628

Jack, L., Liburd, L., Spencer, T. & Airhenbuwa, C.O. (2004). Understanding the environmental issues in diabetes self-management education research: A reexamination of 8 studies in community-based settings. Annals of Internal Medicine, 140 (11), 964-972.

Garrard, J., Lewis, B., Keleher, H., Tunny, N., Burke L., Harper, S. & Round, R. (2004). Planning for healthy communities: reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes through healthier environments and lifestyles. Melbourne: Victorian Government Department of Human Services.

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City for All Women’s Initiative (CAWI)
Promoting an inclusive and women-friendly Ottawa that respects diversity at http://www.cawi-ivtf.org/EN/home.html

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