Rent assistance is a cornerstone of the Housing First approach to ending chronic homelessness. Yet many Ontario communities do not have rent assistance or enough rent assistance to meet the needs of the homeless population. Furthermore, when available, rent assistance is often implemented in many different ways. Communities vary in terms of the dollar amounts of rent assistance per person and whether the rent assistance is portable or tied to a specific housing unit.
Registered Dietitians, staff working in nutrition-related programs and students are encouraged to attend the OSNPPH Annual Nutrition Exchange. It is an important component of continuing education and professional development in Ontario.
The OSNPPH Annual Nutrition Exchange is the only conference in Ontario where the entire two-day agenda is dedicated to public health nutrition!
SFO-SAC 2016 summarizes the best available published tobacco control evidence and builds on the SFO-SAC 2010 report. It provides an assessment of the potential contribution to reduce tobacco use and associated burden in Ontario and highlights equity, and implementation considerations.
This comprehensive three-day course is for health professionals from a variety of disciplines who face diabetes in practice. The goal is to update your understanding of the complexities of diabetes care, and learn effective approaches to educate those affected by diabetes. It is an ideal course if you are entering the dynamic, specialty field of diabetes education.