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Reflections 10 Years After SARS

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For the last edition of the OHPE in 2013 we asked public health professionals and all of our readers to provide their brief insights regarding how the SARS outbreak in Canada in 2003 changed public health.

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I Reflections from the Public Health Agency of Canada
Submitted by David Butler-Jones, Chief Public Health Officer

II How SARS changed public health
Submitted by Public Health Ontario

The Case for a National Action Plan on Violence Against Women in Canada

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I Introduction
II A National Action Plan
III Conclusion
IV Resources

-submitted by Pam Kapoor

I Introduction

In a report released 8 October 2013 – The Case for a National Action Plan on Violence Against Women in Canada – the Canadian Network of Women’s Shelters & Transition Houses (the Network) outlines gaps between policies and legislation in Canada related to violence against women (VAW).

Understanding Research Evidence: Video series from the National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools Demystifies Statistics

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I Introduction
II How to Calculate an Odds Ratio
III Understanding a Confidence Interval
IV Forest Plots: Understanding a Meta-Analysis in 5 Minutes or Less
V The Importance of Clinical Significance
VI Resources

--submitted by the National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools

I Introduction

Two Articles from National Collaborating Centres: Advancing Population Mental Health and Telling the Health Equity Story through Population Heath Status Reporting

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Advancing Population Mental Health was submitted by Pascale Mantoura of the National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy.

Telling the Health Equity Story through Population Heath Status Reporting was submitted by Hannah Moffatt, Lesley Dyck, and Pemma Muzumdar of the National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health.


One: Advancing Population Mental Health 


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College & University Programs in Health Promotion & Public Health

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I Introduction
II Ontario Community Colleges

III Ontario Undergraduate Health Promotion Programs

IV Ontario Graduate Health Promotion Programs (Doctorates, Masters, Diplomas, and Certificates)

V Out-of-Province Undergraduate and Graduate University Health Promotion Programs

VI Distance and Online Education

--Submitted by Alison Stirling, Knowledge Exchange Specialist, Health Nexus

I Introduction

Alcohol, teens and road safety: Emerging research, programs and priorities

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I Introduction
II Harms
III Awareness Building
IV Policy Implications
V Going Forward
VI References
VII Resources

-- Submitted by Benjamin Rempel, MPH, Health Promotion Field Support Specialist in Alcohol Policy, Health Promotion, Chronic Disease & Injury Prevention, Public Health Ontario and Jayne Morrish, MA, Research Coordinator, Ontario Injury Prevention Resource Centre, Parachute

I Introduction

Free Online Resources from NCCMT Support Your Search for Research Evidence: Finding the Best Available Public Health Evidence Just Got Easier!

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I Background
II Learning Module: Searching for Research Evidence in Public Health
III Online Tools: Search Pyramids
IV Incorporating NCCMT’s Search Resources into Your Practice
V Resources and Featured Links

-- Submitted by the National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools

I Background

A Closer Look at the Mothercraft Ottawa Birth and Parent Companion Program and a Vision for Integrating Doulas into Ontario’s Maternal Child Care System

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I Introduction
II Overview
III The Birth and Parent Companion Program
IV Evaluation Potential
V References and Resources

--submitted by Brittany Irvine

I Introduction

Moving the yardstick – Is there a need for an alcohol control strategy for Ontario?

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I Introduction
II Harms
III Signs of interest
IV Going forward
V Conclusion
VI References
VII Resources

--submitted by Benjamin Rempel, MPH, Health Promotion Field Support Specialist in Alcohol Policy, Health Promotion, Chronic Disease & Injury Prevention, Public Health Ontario

I Introduction

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