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What we learned about working in partnership: an article from the Healthy Kids Resource Centre


I Background
II Development of the partnership
III Key Outcomes of the HKRC
IV Key Learnings

Submitted by the Healthy Kids Resource Centre

I Background

The Healthy Kids Resource Centre (HKRC) is a collaboration formed at the request of the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) to support the implementation of the Healthy Kids Community Challenge.

Planning and Integration Specialist, South West Local Health Integration Network


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.

Sharing Practice-Based Knowledge - A Documentation of Regionally Organized Communities of Practice


Submitted by: Erika Steibelt (Team Lead for Knowledge Development & Exchange, PTCC), Laura McCammon-Tripp (Research Associate, PTCC) and Christine Stich (Junior Scientist, PTCC)             

I Introduction

II Documentation of Practice – sharing practitioners’ experiential knowledge 

III Example of a documented practice: the cessation Communities of Practice of the Central West Tobacco Control Area Network

IV Conclusions

Discussion Groups Related to OHPE Feature 640


Online volunteer organizations can to connect with other volunteers and advocate at

A network for volunteer managers is at

A project of Action without Borders, Idealist is an interactive site where people and organizations can exchange resources and ideas, locate opportunities and supporters at

Print Resources Related to OHPE Feature 640


Banks, Marjorie M.W. (2001). A study of church leaders, volunteers, and members on the use of volunteers in the church. A dissertation paper, Pepperdine University.

Colomy, P., Chen, H., & Andrews, G. L. (1987). Situational facilities and volunteer work. Journal of Volunteer Administration, 6, 20-25.

Freeman, Richard B. (1997). Working for Nothing: The supply of volunteer labor. Journal of Labor Economics, 15, 140-166.

Print Resources Related to Feature 628


Jack, L., Liburd, L., Spencer, T. & Airhenbuwa, C.O. (2004). Understanding the environmental issues in diabetes self-management education research: A reexamination of 8 studies in community-based settings. Annals of Internal Medicine, 140 (11), 964-972.

Garrard, J., Lewis, B., Keleher, H., Tunny, N., Burke L., Harper, S. & Round, R. (2004). Planning for healthy communities: reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes through healthier environments and lifestyles. Melbourne: Victorian Government Department of Human Services.


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