Announcements

Now Online--Resonance Project Community Report, CATIE

We are excited to inform you that the Resonance Project Community Report is now available online.

Given the significant scientific developments in HIV prevention, we created a national community-based research project to understand more about how gay men and their service providers understand, perceive and integrate these new prevention approaches in Canada.  Over 80 gay men and 30 service providers took part in the research.

Call for Applicants--CivicAction’s DiverseCity Fellows

Deadline October 24, 2016

Now in its 8th year, CivicAction’s DiverseCity Fellows is an award-winning program for diverse rising leaders in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) who are interested in impacting change in their communities. The Fellowship came out of DiverseCity: The Greater Toronto Leadership Project, a partnership between Maytree and CivicAction, which identified the need for more diverse leadership to create a stronger and more prosperous region.

Deadline Extended for Investment in Youth Engagement Initiative Funding Applications

Deadline October 3, 2016

Youth serving organizations have an opportunity to apply for up to $5,000 to develop their leadership skills and support health promotion projects in their communities!

Clinical Investigator Practices Program, UHN

The QCIP Foundations of Research Involving Humans course is an in-class training program primarily targeted to new Principal Investigators, Clinical Research Fellows, and Clinical Fellows who conduct research involving humans.

QCIP learners will be able to:

Call for Workshop Proposals-- Ontario Walk-in Counselling Clinic Symposium

Deadline January 16, 2017

Since 2001 there has been a wave of growth of walk-in counselling clinics in Ontario. Currently there are at least 40 operating clinics, with more opening their doors every month. There are likely more clinics in Ontario than anywhere else in the world!

Call for Exhibitors--6th Global Forum on Health Promotion

The 6th Global Forum on Health Promotion is less than three weeks away! On October 16-17, delegates from across Canada and around the world will gather in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Ottawa Charter, discuss the links between health promotion and the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, and create a major civil society declaration on health promotion: the PEI Declaration.
    

INFACT Canada Breastfeeding Conference and Pre-conference Workshop Early Bird Deadline

Deadline September 30, 2016

INFACT Canada is pleased to bring Dr. Auchalee Palmquist to Canada to deliver the first ever workshops on infant and young child feeding in emergencies. Infant and young child feeding in emergencies (IYCF-E) is a key component of emergency and community planning for every
community, large or small. Emergencies in developed countries have received relatively little attention until now and large gaps exist in policy and planning for keeping our youngest and most vulnerable citizens safe.

Toronto, Ontario
October 27 and 28, 2016

New Resource--Evidence Brief: Impact of food skills programs on fruit and vegetable consumption among children and youth, PHO

There is growing concern that Canadian children and youth are at risk for nutrition-related conditions such as diabetes and obesity. Overall, fruit and vegetable intake is low among children and youth in Ontario. This Evidence Brief examines whether food skills programs increase consumption of fruits and vegetables among children and youth.

Public Health and Planning 101: An Online Course for Public Health and Planning Professionals to Create Healthier Built Environments, PHAC and Ontario Professional Planners Institute

On behalf of my colleagues at the Ontario Professional Planners Institute and Public Health Agency of Canada, I am excited to tell you about the launch of a new free online training program entitled, Public Health and Planning 101: An Online Course for Public Health and Planning Professionals to Create Healthier Built Environments. The course was launched on June 14th, 2016.

Online Patient Decision Aid for Antidepressant Use is Pregnancy Participant Recruitment, Women's College Hospital

The Reproductive Life Stages team at Women’s College Hospital in Toronto, Ontario, Canada is pleased to announce that our Online Patient Decision Aid for Antidepressant Use is Pregnancy is now open for online enrolment for Canadian women who are currently pregnant or planning a pregnancy.

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