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For clear and engaging writing, get personal with personal pronouns

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I Introduction
II Don’t scare your readers away
III Clear language gets personal
IV First, second, third person
V Moving along with the times
VI Ditching the third person
VII Practice, practice... and more practice
VIII Resist, resist, resist
IX Resources

By Carolyn Wilby, Clear Language @ Work Inc.

I Introduction

Health Links: the Impact of Care Coordination for Patients with Complex Needs on Hospital Utilization

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I Introduction
II Overview
III Methods
IV Results
V Discussion and Conclusion
VI Resources

--Submitted by Meghan O’Leary, MSc, Manager of Primary Health Care and Lead for Salmon River Health Link, Kingston Community Health Centres, and Laurissa Watson, MPH, Research Assistant, Kingston Community Health Centres

I Introduction

Refugee Health Cuts: The Context, The Current Coverage, and The Call to Action

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I Introduction
II The context
III The current coverage
IV The call to action
V Resources

--Submitted by Ritika Goel

I Introduction

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.

Attention Health Promoters: It’s Time to Get Creative!

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I Introduction
II What is Arts & Health?
III Opportunity in Canada
IV Conclusion
V Resources
VI References
VII Additional Resources

--Submitted by Kira Tozer, MPH, Knowledge Translation Coordinator, Arts Health Network Canada, and Nicki Kahnamoui, MA, PMP, Executive Director (Acting), Arts Health Network Canada

I Introduction

Developing smoke-free hospitals in Ontario: A Documentation of Practice (DoP) study

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I Introduction
II The Project and Methods
III Results
IV Conclusions
V References
VI Resources

Submitted by Laura McCammon Tripp and Irene Lambraki, Propel Centre for Population Health Impact, University of Waterloo, and Steven Savvaidis, The Program Training and Consultation Centre

I Introduction

Empathy, dignity, and respect: The importance of cultural competency for First Nations, Inuit, and Métis people

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I Introduction
II Why cultural competency is needed
III Developing cultural competency
IV Concluding comments
V Recommended resources

--submitted by Judy Irwin (senior writer) and Elaine Kachala (policy lead), Health Council of Canada

I Introduction

Criminalization of HIV Non-disclosure: Imagining a Public Health Response

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I Introduction
II Overview
III The workshop
III The workshop
IV Findings
V Key Concerns
VI Recommendations for Future Action
VII Conclusions
VIII Resources

--submitted by Nivedita Ravi, Anthea Darychuk, Michelle Olding, Rebecca Penn and Nicole Greenspan

I Introduction

Our journey with Evidence-Informed Practice (EIP) in a Community Health Centre context: building a culture of reflection and collaboration

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I Summary
II EIP: is it a phase?
III EIP Tools: Reflective questions we can’t afford to miss
IV EIP Procedures: Making it work within busy schedules
V EIP Help: Formal champions are essential to building a culture of EIP
VI EIP Impacts: Diverse perspectives on the value of advancing EIP
VII Conclusion: Anticipating the next phase of EIP @ Unison
VIII Resources

Submitted by Gillian Kranias and Jen Quinlan on behalf of Unison’s EIP Team             

I Summary

A Framework for Integrating Internationally Educated Nurses into the Health Care Workforce and Winning the Green Health Care Game: Two Articles from the OHA

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[Ed: This week’s feature includes two short features coordinated by the Ontario Hospital Association, one about Green Health Care Awards and one about internationally trained nurses.]

One: A Framework for Integrating Internationally Educated Nurses into the Health Care Workforce

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I Introduction
II Internationally Educated Nurses (IENs)
III Ontario Hospital Association workshops
IV Conclusion
V Resources

--submitted by Dr. Andrea Baumann and Dr. Jennifer Blythe

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