Announcements

Call for Papers--National Indigenous Conferences

Deadline May 31, 2015

Inspired by the hugely successful staging of last year’s Indigenous Conferences in Cairns, the event organizers are now calling for papers for the exciting events being launched this month with the closing date of submitting paper on May 31, 2015.

The 2015 Indigenous Men’s and Indigenous Women’s Conferences will be held in Darwin on the 12th–14th of September.

The 2015  Indigenous Domestic Violence Conference to be held on 28th–30th of October Mercure Gold Coast Resort.  

New Report--Linking health literacy and legal capability, Community Legal Education Ontario

We’re pleased to release our new discussion paper, Don’t smoke, don’t be poor, read before signing: Linking health literacy and legal capability.

Community Legal Education Ontario's (CLEO) Centre for Research and Innovation has prepared this paper to share ideas and promising practices from health literacy and promotion work. We’ve identified some opportunities for adapting what we’ve learned from the health sector into public legal education and information thinking and practices.

New eCourses--Understanding the Signs of Bullying and Domestic Violence in the Workplace, Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety

Domestic violence and bullying in the workplace cost businesses money every year in lost productivity (through absenteeism, tardiness, and inability to perform duties) and compromises the safety of the organization and its workers. The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) has released two e-courses that focus on violence related topics, domestic violence and bullying, to help people understand the impact these forms of violence can have on the workplace, and how risks can be mitigated.

New Resource--Sports Nutrition for Youth: A Handbook for Coaches, Alberta Health Services

Based on extensive stakeholder engagement, the public health dietitians at Alberta Health Services have created an online resource titled Sports Nutrition for Youth: A Handbook for Coaches.

New Reports--“Infant Feeding Surveillance Pilot Study: Final Report and Recommendations,” Locally Driven Collaborative Project Breastfeeding Team

The Locally Driven Collaborative Project (LDCP) Breastfeeding Team is delighted to release our final project report “Infant Feeding Surveillance Pilot Study: Final Report and Recommendations."

New Resources from Canadian Coalition for Seniors’ Mental Health

Updated 2014: Assessment and Treatment of Delirium
http://www.ccsmh.ca/en/projects/delirium.cfm

The Guideline Updates summarize significant developments in the practice since the publication of the original guidelines in 2006. Guideline Updates are authored and reviewed by experts associated with the original guideline development project. Please refer to the original guideline below for more detailed information regarding the specific practice recommendations.

Call for Abstracts--32nd International Seating Symposium: Imagine the Possibilities

Deadline May 31, 2015

This international symposium addresses current and future developments in the areas of seating, positioning and mobility. Topic areas include service delivery, product development, research and outcomes. The format for the symposium will include pre-symposium, plenary, instructional, paper and poster sessions. Extensive opportunities will be provided for networking with colleagues.

March 1-4, 2016
The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver, British Columbia

New Resources from National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy

The National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy (NCCHPP) has just published two notes in public health ethics that may be of interest. Both notes are available in French and in English on our website for free at the links below.

Introduction to Public Health Ethics 2: Philosophical and Theoretical Foundations
http://www.ncchpp.ca/127/publications.ccnpps?id_article=1424

Attention Students! Call for Abstracts--10th Annual NICE Knowledge Exchange, Conference on Aging

Deadline May 1, 2015

The National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly is sponsoring a student poster competition at the Annual NICE Knowledge Exchange 2015.

May 28, 2015
Toronto, Ontario

Students will have the opportunity to participate in a poster competition, presenting their graduate studies and/or research in aging. All submitted abstracts will be reviewed and successful applicants will be notified to present their poster to the audience during a 'poster viewing' session during the Annual NICE Knowledge Exchange, May 28th, 2015.

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