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Canadian Women’s Heart Health Summit, University of Ottawa Heart Institute and Heart&Stroke

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Ottawa, Ontario
April 5-6, 2018

Westin Ottawa Hotel.

Building on the success of the April 2016 Summit, this event will bring together approximately 250 national and international experts and stakeholders to further advance women’s heart health. Together, we will transform and enhance Canadian women’s lives through research, awareness, policy development and care.

Connected Health Information in Canada: A Benefits Evaluation Study, Canada Health Infoway

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Online
April 4, 2018

1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET
 
Canada Health Infoway will be releasing its latest pan-Canadian study, Connected Health Information in Canada: A Benefits Evaluation Study in a webinar on Wednesday, April 4. Connected Health Information is the digital sharing of patient information across the health care continuum. This study reveals that significant financial and time saving benefits for patients, providers, health system and economy are being realized as a result of connected health information.

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Development 2018 – A Canadian Conference on Developmental Psychology, Centre for Lifespan Development Research at Brock University

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St. Catharines, Ontario
May 3 to 4, 2018

Registration for Development 2018 is now open! This conference is focused on current research in developmental psychology and aims to provide a forum for scientific and applied knowledge exchange, the establishment of collaborations and partnerships, and opportunities for graduate students and young faculty members to be mentored by senior scholars.

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Engaging your Community and Youth through Social Enterprise, RRA Spring Event 2018

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Perth, Ontario
March 29, 2018
 
Social enterprises are not volunteer organizations. They operate by selling things and can be registered as a for-profit or non-profit. Profits are principally used to fund social programs.

This exciting and informative education day is open to new and existing members: Municipal staff and leaders, educators, service providers, recreation leaders, and anyone interested in learning more about Social Enterprise and Engaging Youth. Please pass this invitation onto anyone who may be interested.

Public Health Engagement in Official Plan Reviews, HC Link

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Online
March 29, 2018  

10:00–11:30 a.m.

Paul Young, landscape architect and health promoter, and Janet Dawson, Coordinator of the Advocating for Health in Official Plans project at Peterborough Public Health, will lead a discussion about the new provincial planning policy, its potential to support healthier communities, and opportunities for public health to influence municipal official plans. You will also hear examples of how public health staff are engaging with planners, in both rural and urban contexts, to review and update official plans.

Update on maternal immunization: Universal Tdap for pregnant women in Canada, The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada

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Online
March 28, 2018

12:00-12:45 p.m. EDT

2018 is an exciting year for immunization in pregnancy - one of the most exciting we've seen since the pandemic influenza vaccine was rolled out during the 2009 H1N1 pandemic.

Home is Toronto? Making Toronto’s Neighborhoods a Home for All

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Toronto, Ontario
March 28, 2018

5:30 to 9:00 p.m.
William Doo Auditorium, 45 Wilcock's Street
 
The event will explore issues of neighbourhood gentrification, access to affordable housing, how cities change, who gets excluded when communities become less affordable and the effective and innovative ways that residents are organizing and forging change to keep Toronto's neighbourhoods a home for all. Contrasts and comparisons will be drawn between Brooklyn and Toronto.

Why Gender Inclusive Language Matters for Health Equity, Health Equity Impact Assessment Community of Interest

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Online
March 28, 2018

12:00-12:30 p.m.

This webinar will explain key concepts of gender inclusivity and gender inclusive language and will provide an overview of the importance of gender inclusivity in health care. Health Quality Ontario (HQO) recognizes the importance of supporting gender inclusivity in health care settings and, as a result, is developing internal best practice guidelines regarding gender inclusive language. Its initiative builds on recent work by the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada and the Canadian Association of Midwives.

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