The Ontario Public Health Association’s (OPHA) has released a new position paper on preconception health in Ontario, SHIFT – Enhancing the Health of Ontarians: A Call to Action for Preconception Health Promotion and Care.
OPHA is calling for a coordinated and comprehensive approach to preconception health in Ontario. Current population health trends require a shift to include preconception health into our existing health promotion and health care efforts.
This fact sheet, developed by the National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools, lists and describes the parts of a systematic review and indicates which parts are most likely to contain key information necessary to assess the review’s quality. Knowing what to look for and where to find it in a systematic review facilitates the critical appraisal process.
An innovative online cancer risk assessment tool developed by Cancer Care Ontario and tailored to Ontarians launched with assessments for breast, cervical, colorectal and lung cancer with new assessments being added in the future.
With the recent announcement of the changes to Canada's Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS 2015), a website has been released to help Canadians transition from the old WHMIS system to WHMIS 2015 which implements the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS).