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Health Canada's pharma pricing reforms: an interactive session to unpack proposed regulatory changes, Canadian Cancer Survivor Network


June 8, 2017

1:00 to 2:00 p.m. EST

The Canadian Cancer Survivor Network is pleased to offer a webinar titled “Health Canada's pharma pricing reforms: an interactive session to unpack proposed regulatory changes”. This webinar will summarize the various pharmaceutical pricing reforms recently announced by federal health minister Dr. Jane Philpott and examine their potential effects on patient access to new innovations.

Presenter Information:

Opioids across the Lifespan--Part 1: Early Years (Maternal/Prenatal), RNAO


June 7, 2017

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (EST)

Opioids are commonly prescribed pharmacological intervention used to treat physical pain, and Canada is now the second highest consumer of opioids in the world.1 While opioids may address physical and/or indirectly psychological pain for some people, they can also be dangerous (even when taken as prescribed), and can lead to problematic opioid use, overuse, dependence, overdose, or death.

Neighbourhoods ♥ The Heart of Community Mobilizing for Impact, Tamarack Institute


Montréal, Québec
June 6-8, 2017

Today, there is a growing movement that is embracing community change at the neighbourhood level. Municipalities and organizations whose mandates span complex community issues such as – enhancing community well-being; encouraging emergency preparedness; creating age-friendly communities; and strengthening community economies – are working together with citizens on neighbourhood-based strategies to positively impact these issues.

OSPAPPH’s First Annual Conference: Research to Action on Risky Play and Sedentary Behaviour


Mississauga, Ontario
June 6, 2017

7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Versailles Convention Center, 6721 Edwards Blvd

This conference promises to be a pivotal professional development opportunity for both public health staff working on physical activity promotion, and others from relevant health, recreation and community organizations. In addition, it is:

It Takes a Village: A Team Approach to Recovery, National Initiative for Eating Disorders


Mississauga, Ontario
June 5, 2017

Doors open at 6:30 p.m., event is 7:00-9:00 p.m.
The Salvation Army Erin Mills Church, 2460 The Collegeway

Our panel discussion includes Jennifer Couturier MD, FRCPC; Geetha Rao, MD, CCFP, FCFP; Sara Wolfe, RD; Stephanie Griver, MSW; and Carly Crawford, Registered Psychotherapist.

It will be followed by a conversation about eating disorder recovery and how to maintain wellness in a complicated world.

All are welcome. The event is free; donations are gratefully accepted.

Creating Wellness in Rural Indigenous Communities One Individual at a Time, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Equity


June 1, 2017

1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time

Using an individual approach to chronic disease prevention and the mantra “Be Fit, Eat Right, and Think Well,” the Tajike'k Centre Program in Flat Bay, NL, supports clients to make manageable lifestyle changes to achieve health and wellness goals. Of the first 135 participants to complete the 10-month program:


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