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Taking Action Into Their Own Hands: People for Education as an Exemplar of Community-Led Advocacy

Sections: 

I Introduction

II First Steps

III The Tracking Studies

IV Information

V Communication

VI Action

VII Challenges



-- written by Karen Woods, Master's student in the Exercise Sciences, Behavioural Stream, Faculty of Physical Education and Health, and research assistant for the Physical Activity Research Program, Department of Public Health Sciences (http://www.phs.utoronto.ca/activeyouth), with additional material from Annie Kidder, People for Education. Karen's research interests include health behaviour, particularly physical activity, among youth and school health.



If you have a resource or point of view to add to this article, let us know by writing to [email protected]. More information on our Letters to the Editor column can be found in our submission guidelines (http://www.ohpe.ca/ebulletin/submit.html).

Exploring Contributions of Individual and Neighbourhood Characteristics to Health and Lifestyles in Hamilton, Ontario

Sections: 

I Introduction

II Research Steps

III Results

IV Lessons learned

V The Way Forward

VI References



-- Susan Keller-Olaman, PhD, McMaster Institute of Environment and Health, McMaster University, Ontario



This article is part of a series inspired by CPHA's 2003 conference. For more information, read our introduction to the series in the OHPE News and Summary section of OHPE 344.0 (http://www.ohpe.ca/ebulletin/ ViewAnnouncements.cfm?ISSUE_ID=344).



If you have a resource or point of view to add to this article, let us know by writing to [email protected]. More information on our Letters to the Editor column can be found in our submission guidelines (http://www.ohpe.ca/ebulletin/submit.html).

Healthy Schools: The Ontario Public Health Association Healthy Schools Workgroup / Ontario Healthy Schools Coalition

Sections: 


I Introduction

II OPHA Healthy Schools Workgroup / Ontario Healthy Schools Coalition

III Conclusion

IV References



-submitted by Carol MacDougall and Barbara Ronson, Co-Chairs, Ontario Healthy Schools Coalition

Shiftwork Like Clockwork: French Version

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Sudbury & District Health Unit

 The Sudbury & District Health Unit and the Porcupine Health Unit are pleased to announce the availability of our Shiftwork Like Clockwork Facilitator's Training Guide, French version. This program is set up to enable you to facilitate your own Shiftwork Like Clockwork Workplace Wellness Program.

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario

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Provincial Headquarters of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario

1920 Yonge St, 4th Floor, Toronto, Ontario M4S 3E2.
(416) 489-7100. Toll free: 1-888-473-4636.
[email protected]
 

The Heart Health Sustainability Model

Sections: 


A. Introduction

B. The Concept of Sustainability and the HHRC Sustainability Model

i. The General Concept of Sustainability

ii. The Four Components of the HHRC Sustainability Model

C. Transferable Concepts Between all Four Components of the HHRC

Sustainability Model

i. Diffusion

ii. Leadership

iii. Resource Considerations

D. Component of Sustainability -- The Issue

i. Definition

ii. Key Concepts

iii. Suggested Projected Results

iv. Factors

E. Component of Sustainability -- The Programs

F. Components of Sustainability -- The Behaviour Changes

G. Components of Sustainability -- The Partnership

H. For more information

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