Announcements

Call for Abstracts--EXPLORE: The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association 2015 Conference

Deadline January 16, 2015
 
(CDHA) is now accepting abstracts in preparation for the 2015 national conference, EXPLORE.

Victoria, British Columbia
October 29-31, 2015

Abstract submissions may be for either:

Skills Online: Dynamic Learning in Public Health

Winter session registration: November 17- December 14, 2014

Are you looking to build your skills and competence in policy and program planning, communications, surveillance, epidemiology, biostatistics, analytical skills, evaluation or evidence-informed decision-making? Skills Online can help.

Registration for winter facilitated modules is from November 17 to December 14, 2014. Self-directed modules are available at any time during the year.

To register, please visit http://www.skillsonline.ca.

New Resource--2013 OSDUHS Mental Health and Well-Being Report Infographics, CAMH HPRC and EENet

The CAMH Health Promotion Resource Centre (CAMH HPRC, https://www.porticonetwork.ca/web/camh-hprc) and the Evidence Exchange Network (EENet, http://www.eenet.ca/) have recently launched a new series of infographics sharing the 2013 Ontario Student Drug Use and Health Survey (OSDUHS) mental health and well-being results: http://www.camh.ca/en/research/news_and_publications/ontario-student-drug-use-and-health-survey/Documents/2013%20OSDUHS%20Docs/2013OSDUHS_Highlights_MentalHealthReport.pdf.

Invitation to Participate: Making it Work! Managing Successful Maternity Leave Career Transitions Survey, Canada Career Counselling, in partnership with The Vanier Institute of the Family

Are you a mother who has taken a maternity leave from work or an employer who has experienced employees within your organization taking maternity leave(s)?

Call for Input--Quality of Care Information Protection Act Review, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

Deadline November 17, 2014

Over the next two months, an expert committee selected by Ontario’s Minister of Health and Long-Term Care will review the Quality of Care Information Protection Act (QCIPA), provincial legislation that guides how hospitals and other health care organizations respond to quality of care incidents.

New Resource--Health equity assessment: facilitators and barriers to the application of health equity tools, Public Health Ontario

"Health inequities are differences in health which are not only unnecessary and avoidable, but in addition are considered unfair and unjust.” (Whitehead, 1992). Many of the causes of inequities relate to social and environmental determinants including income, social status, gender, education, and the physical environment, including housing.
 

EatRight Ontario Kids Recipe Challenge! Let’s get kids in the kitchen

Deadline December 15, 2014

As health professionals, we know that cooking with kids is a great way to teach life skills and promote healthy eating. At EatRight Ontario, we are launching our annual Kids Recipe Challenge to get kids excited about getting in the kitchen!

Call for Abstracts--C2UExpo

Deadline November 28, 2014

The theme for this Canadian-led international conference on community-university partnerships is Citizen Solutions for a Better World, with a specific focus on community-campus partnerships as key drivers for policy change.

"Citizen Solutions. Better World"
Ottawa, Ontario
May 26-29, 2014

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