Announcements

Call for Input--Help Shape the Future of the National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools

Deadline September 5, 2014

If you work in public health in Canada, the National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools (NCCMT) is interested in hearing about your current public health practice and what resources and supports you need to incorporate research evidence into practice.

What can NCCMT do to help you in your practice?

Please take 10 to 15 minutes to complete this survey to help us identify and prioritize our activities for the next five years.

Call for Article Submissions: Youth Engagement in Health Promotion

Deadline November 1, 2014

The Open Access Journal Youth Engagement in Health Promotion (YEHP) is currently accepting submissions for its inaugural issue to be published in the Winter of 2014/2015. The YEHP is a bi-annual, peer-reviewed academic journal devoted to the practical application of youth engagement within health promotion.

New Resource-Difficult Decisions: A Tool for Care Workers Managing Ethical Dilemmas When Caring for Children and Families of Key Populations: People Living With HIV, People who use Drugs, Sex Workers, Transgender People, Gay Men, and other Men who have Se

When it comes to HIV care and support, making better decisions matters to all of us.

Ethical decision-making:

  • It matters to all people with HIV, including key populations and their children; and
  • It matters to care workers who want to make the best possible decision.

If you want to make the best possible decision—or wish that the organization that supports you would improve its decision-making—now there’s a simple tool that can help.

ParticipACTION Teen Challenge Grants: Getting Canadian Teens Moving

The ParticipACTION Teen Challenge, sponsored by Coca-Cola Canada, works to get teens moving across the country by breaking down the barriers that prevent teens from getting active. The program is administered by 13 provincial and territorial partner organizations and is delivered by a network of over 3,500 registered community organizations across the nation.

Invitation to Join Focus Group: Canadian AIDS Society

Deadline August 22, 2014

The Canadian AIDS Society invites Men Who Have Sex With Men (MSM) and Self-Identified Gay Men Aged 15 - 29 to participate in a Focus Group. This Focus Group will require participation in one teleconference during the summer, August-September 2014.

Background

The Canadian AIDS Society is developing a World AIDS Day awareness campaign with the aim to educate, reduce stigma, and prevent new infections.

What is needed?

2014 Global Men's Health and Rights Survey, Global Forum on MSM & HIV

The Global Forum on MSM & HIV (MSMGF) has just launched the 2014 Global Men’s Health and Rights Survey (GMHR). The survey is designed to support effective advocacy, knowledge production, and programming linked to the issues that matter most to our communities, including homophobia, human rights, and access to health services. Conducted biennially, each new installment is updated to reflect the most recent developments concerning the health and human rights of men who have sex with men (MSM), including transgender men who have sex with men, around the world.

Skills Online: New FREE Toolkit on Core Competencies for Public Health

Skills Online: New FREE Toolkit on Core Competencies for Public Health

The Skills Online program is pleased to present the Toolkit on Core Competencies for Public Health as a new course in its suite of dynamic online learning modules. It is designed for practitioners and managers in public health organizations as well as instructors and students in public health.

Master of Public Health program by distance learning, Lakehead University

Lakehead University offers, through Distance Learning, professional Master of Public Health programs focused on current issues in the science and service of public health.

The program prepares graduates who possess an advanced public health-related education; are capable of critical analysis; understand public health-related decision-making at the level of the individual, population, and government; understand research; and possess knowledge-exchange and dissemination strategies for individuals, populations, and government. 

Call for Proposals: The $15K Challenge, Women's Xchange

What would you do with $15,000 to improve women’s health?

Women’s Xchange invites you to apply for the $15K Challenge.  The $15K Challenge will award $15,000 or more to individuals in organizations working to advance the health of women and girls.  Funding is available for one year, and organizations must be based in Ontario.

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