The purpose of this RFP is to solicit proposals from qualified consultants to prepare a strategic plan for the Gay Men’s Sexual Health Alliance (GMSH). The consultant must have significant experience in not for profit and community based agency strategic planning. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required. Consultant must have expertise in working with diverse stakeholders. Consultants with experience working at the provincial or national level are preferred.
The Canadian Cancer Society has launched a new tobacco cessation program called Run to Quit. This program uses physical activity as a cessation aide to help Canadians end their tobacco addiction. The initiative builds on the tremendous success of the pilot which showed quit rates of almost 29% after the 10 week program and sustained physical activity levels by 100% of participants at post 6 months.
Tools of Change is soliciting nominations for its 2016 Landmark behavior change case studies in two topic areas – (1) energy conservation and (2) active /sustainable transportation. If you know of anyone working on a particularly effective or innovative approach for promoting walking and cycling, please consider nominating them – or yourself. All nominations must include measured impact results.
This systematic review of reviews summarizes the evidence on the effectiveness of organized, universal vision screening programs for children aged one to six years. In addition, the review provides a comparison of varying childhood vision screening approaches across Canada, the US, and other developed countries.
The Peel Institute on Violence Prevention - Family Services of Peel would like to invite you to submit your abstracts to build a dialogue on innovative approaches to prevention service, policy development and research on interpersonal violence by sharing the collective wisdom, developed during the past 30 years.
Global Symposium on Violence Prevention
June 23-25, 2016
University of Toronto – Mississauga Campus
Have you or a colleague taken steps to address social determinants with an individual, collaborated with others to respond to a complex situation, or tried to make your organization more responsive to vulnerable individuals or communities?
The BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) is looking for stories from health protection or environmental health staff (e.g., public health inspectors and environmental health officers) who have taken action on health equity or the social determinants of health through their work.
This award recognizes an innovative researcher-knowledge user collaborative project for integrated knowledge translation in the area of mental health and addictions.
The $2000 award is named in recognition of Dr. Paula Goering’s wide-ranging and significant contributions to the field of mental health services research in Canada and internationally, including advancements in the field of knowledge translation.
The objective of the Cities for People Civic Innovation Awards is to support initiatives that position post-secondary institutions as civic actors catalyzing positive change in cities. The award supports innovative collaborations between post-secondary institutions and community organizations or businesses that strengthen their communities.