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2010-678

View this issue online: http://www.ohpe.ca/epublish/1/v2010n678.



For our October 1 issue, we are planning a round up of election links of interest to Ontario health promoters. If you know of online sites, resources or events that you think will be useful to our readers, please email us at [email protected]!



Our feature article this week is by Amanda Sheedy, national coordinator of the People’s Food Policy Project. In her introduction she writes, "This feature explores the overlapping schools of thought that inform the PFPP including food sovereignty, citizen engagement and health promotion ... [and] ... explores potential roles for health promoters in supporting the food movement and the PFPP more specifically..."



We always welcome your feedback on our feature articles--including topics you'd like to see--news about old colleagues and new colleagues, and comments on our newsletter and searchable database of health promotion information. Read our complete submission guidelines at http://www.ohpe.ca/submission-guide and write to [email protected].

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2010
number: 
678
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20100924
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681

Health Systems Evidence: Evidence to Support Policymaking and Management, Cochrane Canada Live Webinars

Sections: 

Online/Teleconference
October 12, 2010

12:00-1:00 p.m. EDT (Broadcasting times correspond to local times in Ottawa)

Learn about this newly redesigned repository (healthsystemsevidence.org) of syntheses of research evidence about governance, financial and delivery arrangements, and change implementation strategies in health systems. Lori Greco, Kaelan Moat, and Mike Wilson, McMaster Health Forum, will discuss what's in it, how to search it, and how to sign up to receive monthly updates.

2010 Building Healthier Workplaces Conference--Addressing the Growing Impact of Mental Health in the Workplace

Sections: 

Ottawa, Ontario
October 6, 2010

The prevalence of mental health problems in employees makes it a pressing issue in its own right, and organizations have woken up to this fact.  Senior leaders are recognizing that the success of their organization means having a healthy and productive workforce, and good mental health is a key factor in that equation.
 
The 5th Building Healthier Workplaces Conference will offer an engaging opportunity for health, HR and organizational development professionals, as well as managers, to:

RFQ--Evaluation Services for Tobacco Control Projects in First Nations Communities, Cancer Care Ontario’s Aboriginal Tobacco Program

Sections: 

Toronto, Ontario
Deadline October 5, 2010

Cancer Care Ontario’s Aboriginal Tobacco Program (ATP) is requesting quotations for evaluation services for tobacco control projects in three First Nations communities.

The deliverables are as follows:
a) Evaluation planning--process and outcome
b) Deliver workshop on evaluation of health promotion programs to project coordinators
c) Support on evaluation throughout project implementation
d) Conduct outcome evaluation
e) Outcome and process evaluation report

Senior Manager, Direct Response, Canadian Cancer Society, Ontario Division

Sections: 

Toronto, Ontario
Deadline October 3, 2010

Job Purpose

Under the direction of the VP of Development & Marketing, the Senior Manager, Direct Response is responsible for managing all initiatives and overseeing the operation and administration of all direct response initiatives.

Duties & Responsibilities

Primary Functional Duties

Speech Language Pathologist, Eastern Ontario Health Unit

Sections: 

Cornwall, Ontario
Deadline October 3, 2010

Office: 1 Permanent Full Time Position in the Cornwall Office
           
Salary: $58,622.20 to $66,994.20 annually

Description of Job:

The incumbent will organize and direct speech-language pathology treatment for the English speaking population and provide education programs for pre-school children up to the age of five.

Qualifications:

Family Home Visitor, Eastern Ontario Health Unit

Sections: 

Cornwall, Ontario
Deadline October 3, 2010

Office: Casual position in Cornwall Office
Salary: To be determined

Description of Job:

The incumbent will work with families to build on their strengths, develop their parenting skills, and help them connect with resources in the community.  The Family Home Visitor will promote Healthy Babies Healthy Children by encouraging safety, growth, and learning.

Qualifications:

Health Data Analyst, Eastern Ontario Health Unit

Sections: 

Cornwall, Ontario
Deadline October 3, 2010

Office: 1 Permanent Full Time position in the Cornwall Office
Salary: To be determined

Description of Job:

The individual will support the team with various data management, analysis and reporting and will provide consultation and support to staff regarding database development and program evaluation-related activities.

Qualifications:

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