II The context
III The current coverage
IV The call to action
--Submitted by Ritika Goel
What happens when a government decides that instead of protecting and providing for the most marginalized people in the society, it will instead attack and deny services to them? The 2012 cuts to the refugee health program in Canada have been an exercise in determining exactly that.
II Study objectives
III Study context
IV Phase 1: Qualitative interviews
V Phase 2: Online survey
VI Study implications
VII Notes and resources
--Submitted by David J. Brennan and Rusty Souleymanov
August 23, 2012
BETWEEN THE SHEETS! A community conversation about black youth sexual health
Thursday August 23rd, 2012
5:30 - 8:30pm
Black Creek Community Health Centre
1 Yorkgate Boulevard Unit 202
(Second floor of Yorkgate Mall next to the Dollarama)
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.
II Quick Methodology
III Key Highlights of the Report
IV Implications for Health Promoters and Other Service Providers
VII Key Resources
--submitted by Liz Corson, Toronto Public Health
Facts and figures – Immigration overview – Permanent and temporary residents.
Citizenship and Immigration Canada – Research and Evaluation Branch. (2008).
Naître ici et venir d’ailleurs – Guide d’intervention auprès des familles d’immigration récente. publications.msss.gouv.qc.ca/acrobat/f/documentation/2006/06-836-01.pdf
At Work Settlement.org
This is awebsite for service providers, to help them assist newcomers. This website is managed by the Ontario Council of Agencies Service Immigrants (OCASI), which also has French and English websites for newcomers: http://www.ocasi.org/index.php.
Caring for Canada’s Children
Best Start: Ontario's Maternal Newborn and Early Child Development Resource Centre
Best Start supports service providers across the province of Ontario who are working on health promotion projects to improve the health of expectant parents and their young children. The Centre provides workshops and conferences, resources, consultations, and subject-specific information.
CERIS - The Ontario Metropolis Centre
III Key points
IV Practical applications
VI Upcoming Events
--submitted by Louise Choquette, Bilingual Health Promotion Consultant, Best Start Resource Centre