In this video, four Canadian experts explain why evidence-informed decision making is essential for public health. David Mowat, Carol Timmings, Gaynor Watson-Creed and Jocelyne Sauvé talk candidly about the impact that using evidence has had on their practices.
Using evidence to inform public health decisions can benefit the individuals, organizations and communities:
When Tamarack was founded in 2002, the hope was to create an institute that would deeply understand community change and would help organizations and citizens work better together for a collective impact. Communities everywhere face increasingly complex challenges – from climate change to economic inequality to disruptive technologies – and our goal is to equip you with the latest in community change in order to effect lasting change in your community. So, we are constantly asking ourselves, how can we better support our learners as they face these complex challenges?
1. Strengthening the evidence and action on multi-sectoral partnerships in public health: an action research initiative
C. D. Willis, J. K. Greene, A. Abramowicz, B. L. Riley
2. Status report – The Canadian Hospitals Injury Reporting and Prevention Program: a dynamic and innovative injury surveillance system
J. Crain, S. McFaull, W. Thompson, R. Skinner, M. T. Do, M. Fréchette, S. Mukhi
The impacts of gender and migration status on accessing direct/flexible/self-directed social funding for developmental services in Ontario
This new study explores the advantages/disadvantages, barriers and solutions for young adults with developmental disabilities and their family caregivers (Canadian-born and immigrant) when it comes to accessing social funding for developmental services in Ontario.
The researchers are now recruiting the following participants within the G.T.A.:
This event, held annually in November, brings together more than 100 individuals who work with adolescent youth and who are interested in learning about new programs, new trends, new tools and techniques and virtually anything which will help them better support and serve youth in their communities.
The MBA Symposium (More and Better Approach to working with youth)
November 23-24, 2016
Teatro Convention Centre
The TEACH Project has a primary goal of reducing the prevalence of tobacco use in Ontario by increasing identification and treatment capacity by health and allied practitioners from diverse disciplines and service settings. TEACH is funded by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care in Ontario as part of the Smoke-Free Ontario initiative, in order to offer accessible, evidence-based training and continuing professional education.