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Renewed consensus on recommendations for sun safety public education in Canada: an initiative of the Ontario Sun Safety Working Group

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I  Introduction
II Process
III The Recommended Core Content for Sun Safety Messages in Canada
IV Dissemination
V Resources
VI Acknowledgements
VII References

--Submitted by Maria Chu, Senior Policy Specialist, Population Health and Prevention, Prevention and Cancer Control, Cancer Care Ontario

I Introduction

Two Feature Articles: Using Science as a tool for Public Health Innovation and Systems Thinking: A Paradigm for Health Innovation

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This week there are two feature articles, both by masters of public health students at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto: Systems Thinking: A Paradigm for Health Innovation by Anne Rucchetto and Using Science as a tool for Public Health Innovation by Akanksha Ganguly


Using Science as a tool for Public Health Innovation

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EatRight Ontario: Free healthy eating advice from Registered Dietitians is just a phone call or click away for the people of Ontario

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IWhat is EatRight Ontario?
II Why has this service been introduced?
III Resources
IV Common questions from callers
V EatRight Ontario website
VI Who uses the EatRight Ontario service?
VII Capacity building and integration with other services
VIII Help spread the word

--submitted by Christina Cicco, RD, Web Content Manager, EatRight Ontario

I What is EatRight Ontario?

Planning and Integration Specialist, South West Local Health Integration Network

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London, Ontario
Deadline August 9, 2012

The South West Local Health Integration Network  (LHIN), is one of 14 local organizations that have been created in Ontario to plan, coordinate and fund local health services, including hospitals, community care access centres (CCACs), long-term care homes, community health centres (CHCs), community support service agencies, and mental health and addictions agencies. The office of the South West LHIN is located in London, Ontario.

Organizations Related to Feature 662

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Ophea

Ophea is a not-for-profit organization led by the vision that all kids value, participate in, and make a lifelong commitment to healthy active living. Ophea works in partnership with school boards, public health, government, non-government organizations, and private sector organizations to develop groundbreaking programs and services that support healthy active schools and communities. Their website is at http://www.ophea.net.

Ontario Ministry of Education

It’s Not Just Gym Anymore

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I Introduction
II Report card on physical activity
III Health and physical education
IV How the curriculum was developed
V What’s in the curriculum?
VI The challenge now

--submitted by Chris Markham, Executive Director and C.E.O., (Ontario Physical and Health Education Association) Ophea

I Introduction

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