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Malawi Study Tour

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Canadian Physicians for Aid and Relief, CPAR, has a few spaces remaining in its 1999 Study Tour featuring primary health care and agriculture for 18 days: February 19-March 8, 1999



*For more information or to register, contact: CPAR 550 Queen Street East, Suite 335, Toronto, Ontario M5A 1V2, tel: (416) 369-0865 or 1-800-263-2727, Fax: (416)-369-0294

E-mail:cpar@web.net

The Role Of Health Promotion Within A Reformed Health System...A Conference for Health Service Decision-Makers

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9am - 4:30pm

George Ignatieff Theatre, 15 Devonshire Place Toronto, ON



Questions that the conference will address?

*Where does health promotion fit within a reformed health system?

*What does health promotion have to offer a reformed health system?



Space is limited to 125 persons. Please send registration by FEBRUARY 8,1999 to:

Reformed Health Systems Conference

Centre for Health Promotion, University of Toronto

100 College Street, Suite 207

Toronto, ON M5G 1L5 Phone: (416) 978-1809 Fax: (416) 971-1365

*Provide: Name Position Organization & Address Phone Fax Email when registering

Smoking Cessation Strategies In Pregnancy - PTCC Workshops

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February 18 - Waterloo

March 2 - London, Middlesex County Building

March 4 - Toronto, City Training Centre

Workshop helps develop knowledge about smoking cessation in pregnancy and choosing effective community actions. By Program Training and Consultation Centre. For more information or to register, contact: Janet Nevala Tel: 1-800-363-7822; Fax 613-724-4116; http://www.opc.on.ca/ptcc



May 31 World No-Tobacco Day Canadian Society for International Health Tel.: (613) 241-5785 http://www.csih.org

CORRECTION to OHPE #88.0 and HP Calendar of Events

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Smoking Cessation Strategies In Pregnancy - PTCC Workshops

One of the dates (Feb 18 in Waterloo) has been changed to March 8 in Waterloo

March 2 - London, Middlesex County Building

March 8 - Waterloo Regional Health Unit

March 4 - Toronto, City Training Centre

This workshop will help health care providers, health promoters and volunteers learn strategies to help young couples who are contemplating pregnancy to quit smoking.. A selection of program resoruces will be presented.

By Program Training and Consultation Centre. For more information or to register, contact: Janet Nevala Tel: 1-800-363-7822; Fax 613-724-4116; http://www.opc.on.ca/ptcc

Women's Health Matters Forum & Expo

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Metro Convention Centre South Building - $10/day, free for students

The program is available in the January issue of Canadian Living magazine. You can also find the program at

http://www.infinetcomm.com/WHM/

The Expo has over 100 exhibits featuring products, services and information about women's health.

Friday 9 am - 5 pm; Saturday 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

For more information call Women's Health Matters Forum hotline at 416-323-6000

Presented by General Motors, in collaboration with Liberty Health and Women's College Hospital

Mental Health Promotion In Practice Workshop

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9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Croft Chapter House, University College, 15 King's College Circle

University of Toronto, Toronto, ON

Hosted by: Mental Health Promotion Interest Group, Centre for Health Promotion, U of T

For reservations: (416) 978-1809

Participants will be presented with a framework for mental health promotion practices and will learn, from each other, what mental health promotion is and how it is practiced.

Nutrition Resources Guidebook With Web Links (2nd Edition)

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By Jean Fremont, R.D.



This updated version of the Nutrition Resources Guidebook is a 280-page reference handbook, which includes nutrition web sites and food & nutrition email lists, books etc. The first part of each chapter contains resources for recommending to the public. The other part of each chapter guides health professionals to superb teaching resources and references. Both Canadian and American nutrition information resources are listed.

Detailed information on the guidebook and how it can be ordered, is available on their web site: http://dial-a-dietitian.ml.org/nrg/index.html or call Dial-A-Dietitian Nutrition Information Society of BC Tel: (604) 732-9191, Toll free in BC: 1-800-667-3438 Hours of operation 8AM to 5PM Pacific Standard Time

Education Grant Competition - Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, Ontario Chapter

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Deadline April 1, 1999



The Ontario Chapter of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation is pleased to announce its 3rd annual grant competition. To date, eleven grants totaling $ 91,385 have been awarded to community-based, breast cancer education projects.

For further information or to obtain an application for the 1999 competition, please call Joel Heitin at (416) 597-6773 or 1-800-387-9816, extension 241. Fax requests should be sent to (416) 596-7857. E-mail requests should be sent to jheitin@cbcf.org.



Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m., April 1, 1999.

Applications sent by fax or E-mail will not be accepted.

Funding Opportunity - Canadian Tobacco Research Initiative

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Deadline March 1 and September 1 1999



The Canadian Tobacco Research Initiative (CTRI) aims to support and develop a closer relationship between researchers, those responsible for program/policy development, and those who implement program/policy changes so that

a) more research is done in tobacco control;

b) more of the research that is done is directly relevant to program and policy; and

c) research results are used more systematically to inform tobacco control programs and policies.



Applications are due March 1 and September 1, 1999. Instructions and an application form are available at http://www.cancer.ca/tobacco, or by contacting the Research Programs Department, National Cancer Institute of Canada, 10 Alcorn Ave., Suite 200, Toronto, Ontario, M4V 3B1, Tel

(416) 961-7223, E-mail research@cancer.ca.

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