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2010-646

View this issue online: http://www.ohpe.ca/epublish/1/v2010n646.



This week's feature article is an overview of The Economic Burden of Injury in Canada, a major new Canadian research document outlining the high cost of injury in this country, published by SMARTRISK.



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2010
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646
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20100122
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646

Epidemiologist, NSM LHIN

Sections: 

Orillia, Ontario
Deadline January 31, 2010

Epidemiologist

As a key member of this high performance team, you will provide decision support, as well as data and statistical analysis using both quantitative and qualitative sources to enable the identification of health system priorities. In addition, you will also be responsible for the development of relevant strategies within the NSM LHIN.

Please forward your application via email to [email protected] by January 31st 2010.

Executive Assistant to the Board, NSM LHIN

Sections: 

Orillia, Ontario
Deadline January 31, 2010

Reporting to the CEO, the Executive Assistant is responsible for providing executive support to the NSM LHIN Board of Directors, committees of the Board, working groups, and project teams. We are searching for an individual with proven experience providing executive level support to senior executives and board of directors, including electronic minute-taking.

Please forward your application via email to [email protected] by January 31st 2010.

Project Manager, Across Boundaries

Sections: 

Toronto, Ontario
Deadline January 28, 2010

Full-Time
Contract Position to June 30th 2010 - with possibility of extension

Across Boundaries, is an ethnoracial mental health center located in and serving the residents of Toronto, and has a proud track record of providing equitable, inclusive and holistic mental health and addiction services to racialized communities within an anti-racism/anti-oppression framework.

Dietitian, Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program, Adolescent’s Family Support Services of Niagara

Sections: 

Niagara Region
Deadline January 28, 2010

Contract Position: 1 year, part-time, with possibility of extension

Adolescent’s Family Support Services of Niagara (AFSSN) has an exciting opportunity for a part-time (10 hour per week) Registered Dietitian to work within Healthy from the Start, Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program (CPNP).

Public Health Nurse – Communicable Disease Control, Region of Peel

Sections: 

Brampton, Ontario
Deadline January 28, 2010

(Temporary) Public Health Nurse – Communicable Disease Control (PHN#09-19)

The Communicable Disease Control Team requires a self-directed, enthusiastic individual to work within a collaborative team environment to deliver services in accordance with the Ontario Public Health Standards for Communicable Disease Control.

Key responsibilities include:

Addictions Expert Examines Link Between Eating Compulsively and Addiction--Addictions Unplugged: Food Addictions

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Oshawa, Ontario
January 24, 2010

8:15 a.m-1:15 p.m.
Durham College Science Building, Room UA1120

Eating compulsively (example, comfort eating) has not medically been viewed as an Addiction Disorder, but should it be? To better understand how to treat this malady, we must first understand how food and eating affects our bodies and our minds.

The Economic Burden of Injury in Canada

Sections: 

Contents

I Introduction
II About the report
III Next steps: Using the report
IV Conclusion

--submitted by Kathy Blair, Ontario Injury Prevention Resource Centre, SMARTRISK

 

I Introduction

A major new Canadian research document outlining the high cost of injury in this country is now available. The following article offers an overview of the recently released report, The Economic Burden of Injury in Canada, published by SMARTRISK.

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