This annual publication provides health professionals, researchers, policy-makers and the general public with detailed information about incidence, mortality and other statistics for the most common types of cancer by age, sex, year and province or territory. It is developed through collaboration between the Canadian Cancer Society, the Public Health Agency of Canada, Statistics Canada and provincial and territorial cancer registries with input from the Canadian Cancer Statistics Advisory Committee.
The Young Canadians Roundtable on Health (YRCH) is proud to announce the official launch of the Health Rights and Responsibilities Project and the release of a review, Youth Health Rights in Canada, produced in partnership with the University of Toronto’s Joint Centre for Bioethics.
Through the Health Rights and Responsibilities Project, the YCRH set out to examine existing health rights across the country, and increase education and advocacy in the area of youth health rights and responsibilities.
Working in partnership is a reality for many Ontario non-profit groups and organizations. Your organization may have few human or financial resources, be spread throughout the province or represent diverse communities. Working in partnership can enhance your ability to implement multi-faceted strategies to achieve your objectives.
Alberta Centre for Active Living (ACAL) has developed a new fact sheet to provide current information about the benefits of active transportation
It seems that more individuals, schools, workplaces and communities are embracing active transportation. In order to support practitioners in their work on active transportation and to inform the public and practitioners about the benefits of active transportation, the ACAL developed a new Benefits of Active Transportation fact sheet.
Deadline July 14, 2017
The MBA Symposium is an annual conference for managers and program staff who work directly with and for youth. The Symposium offers delegates with information on trends and issues, best practices and provides great opportunities to network and learn from colleagues.
November 22 to 23, 2017
Art Gallery of Hamilton
Share Your Expertise and Knowledge
When it comes to our health, understanding the factors that influence our choices and behaviours is key to creating programs and policies that improve health and well-being. Public health experts traditionally rely on data from online questionnaires, in-person interviews, and telephone surveys to gain insight into a population’s health. Now, new real-time data sources are emerging that can provide a more complete picture of the health of Canadians.
Deadline August 4, 2017
"Engage: Building capacity to understand and use relevant evidence" focuses on the processes and products that help others identify, make sense of, and apply relevant research evidence for use in different contexts.
Engage is one of three courses in OpenEd’s Certificate in Knowledge Mobilization (https://courses.opened.uoguelph.ca/public/category/courseCategoryCertifi...).
The Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation has released Standards for Post-Concussion Care. Developed to help both clinicians and patients address the growing gap and confusion around post-concussion care, the Standards offer criteria to guide healthcare providers and support patients.
These standards are a first for post-concussion care in Ontario and we believe Canada. They emphasize the importance of interdisciplinary care and support clinicians within their scope of practice.
PrEP is an HIV prevention strategy whereby individuals at risk for HIV take antiretroviral medication to reduce their risk of acquiring it. A number of studies including PROUD and IPERGAY have found oral PrEP to be highly effective, especially for gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (gbMSM).