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2017-974

View this issue online: http://www.ohpe.ca/epublish/1/v2017n974.

This week's feature was written by Sherry Diaz, Public Health Nurse and Lindsay Lock, Public Health Nurse Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit. In their article, they present the results of their review of the literature on schoolyard / ground greening / naturalization and its affect on the health of school-aged children 4 to 12 years.

There will be no newsletter next week due to the holiday weekend. We will return on April 21.

Remember that our deadline for inclusion in the Friday newsletter is Thursday at noon. Read our complete submission guidelines at http://www.ohpe.ca/submission-guide and write to [email protected].

volume: 
2017
number: 
974
pubdate: 
20170407
published: 
eid: 
988

OSPAPPH’s First Annual Conference: Research to Action on Risky Play and Sedentary Behaviour

Sections: 

Mississauga, Ontario
June 6, 2017

7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Versailles Convention Center, 6721 Edwards Blvd

This conference promises to be a pivotal professional development opportunity for both public health staff working on physical activity promotion, and others from relevant health, recreation and community organizations. In addition, it is:

Film Screening--TIGERS, with Nestle Whistleblower, Syed Aamir Raza Hussain

Sections: 

Toronto, Ontario
May 1, 2017

SafelyFed Canada is bringing TIGERS back to Toronto for one screening only. Premiering to critical acclaim at TIFF in 2014, TIGERS from Oscar-winning director Danis Tanovic is the real-life story of a young salesman whose life is changed when he realizes that the infant formula he is peddling to doctors with gifts and incentives has deadly consequences for the families of his city.

Assistant Research Coordinator, Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging

Sections: 

Waterloo, Ontario
Deadline April 30, 2017
 
The Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging (RIA) invites applications for a full time Assistant Research Coordinator.

Application deadline is April 30, 2017. 

Submit your application by email to Susan Brown, Director of Research Coordination and Research-Practice Integration ([email protected]).  

RIA is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified persons.

Associate Director, Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging

Sections: 

Waterloo, Ontario
Deadline April 30, 2017
 
The Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging (RIA) invites applications for a full time Associate Director.

Application deadline is April 30, 2017.

Submit your application by email to Josie d’Avernas, Executive Director ([email protected]).  

RIA is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified persons.

This is a full-time permanent position located in Waterloo, Ontario.
 
Position Description

Physicians, Kingston Community Health Centres

Sections: 

Kingston and Napanee, Ontario
Deadline April 30, 2017

Internal/External: MD-2017

Posting Date: Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Closing Date: Wednesday, April 30, 2017

Job Description

Title: Physicians*
Reports to: Manager, Primary Health & Manager, Napanee Area CHC
Position Types: Two positions available, Positions can be combined

  • Napanee: Permanent, 0.4 FTE (14 hours per week)
  • Kingston: Permanent, 0.5 FTE (17.5 hours per week)

Start Date: May 2017
Salary: (0.4 FTE) $82,300, (0.5 FTE) $102,875

Understanding Concussions in Canadian Schools, Ophea

Sections: 

Online
April 25 or April 26, 2017

1:00–2:00 p.m. EDT

Please join us, along with stakeholders from across Canada, for a webinar presentation highlighting the results of a national scan of legislation, policies and protocols related to school-based concussion prevention, identification and management.
 
The national scan, funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada, has several components that will be highlighted in the webinar:

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