Ontario is investing $55 million over three years for an enhanced Youth Action Plan to support more high-risk youth and additional high-needs communities across the province.
This enhanced plan builds on the success of the Ontario Youth Action Plan which was released in 2012. Additional targeted investments are being made in areas of the province that need it most, including Sudbury, Kingston, Brantford, Peterborough, Thunder Bay and the Greater Toronto Area.
The following call for research participants for a qualitative study may be of interest to you or your clients:
Have you ever been considered obese?
Have you ever tried to get pregnant? OR
Have you ever been pregnant?
If you answered yes to these questions, we would like to hear from you!
Researchers in Winnipeg, Montreal, Toronto and Guelph are conducting a study looking at how women and transpeople considered obese are treated by healthcare professionals while on their paths to pregnancy or potential pregnancy.
The Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) is assessing the feasibility of creating a certified designation for Canada's public health workforce. CPHA is inviting public health professionals to respond to a survey that will help with determining the minimum public health competencies that should be required for obtaining a certified public health designation in Canada.
The Ontario Association of Optometrists (OAO) is pleased to announce that the Ontario Eye See…Eye Learn® program will be available across the province starting July 1.
The program is available to all children age Junior Kindergarten students (born 2011) from July 1 until June 30. The program encourages parents to book a comprehensive eye exam with a participating optometrist to detect any vision problems that might hinder the child’s ability to learn and play.
The Public Health Agency of Canada is pleased to announce the publication of the new Aboriginal Ways Tried and True (WTT) Framework, a new approach to seek out and identify Aboriginal best practices in health promotion and chronic disease prevention within a cultural context that respects First Nations, Inuit and Métis traditional approaches to health and wellness.