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Women's Mental Health Conference: Building Networks and Research Capacity

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Toronto, Ontario
October 1, 2010

The Women's Mental Health Program of the University of Toronto, Department of Psychiatry and affiliated teaching Hospitals, invites you to register for our conference on Women's Mental Health.

Women's Mental Health Conference:

Building Networks and Research Capacity

Friday October 1st, 2010

REGISTRATION is now open at:
http://www.womensresearch.ca/news/womens_mental_health_conference.php

Canadian Institutes of Health Research - Institute of Population and Public Health

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160 Elgin Street, 9th Floor
Address Locator 4809A
Ottawa, ON, K1A 0W9
General Inquiries: (613) 941-2672
Toll Free: 1-888-603-4178
Fax: (613) 954-1800
info@cihr-irsc.gc.ca

IPPH supports research into the complex interactions, which determine health, and its application to improve the health of individuals, communities and global populations.

Agency for Health Care Quality

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540 Gaither Road
Rockville, MD 20850
Tel: (301) 427-1364
info@ahrq.gov

 The mission of the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research is to support, conduct, and disseminate research that improves access to care and improves the outcomes, quality, cost, and utilization of health care services. It recently commissioned and published a report on literacy and health outcomes. Further information about the organization can be obtained from its website.

RTI International-University of North Carolina Evidence-Based Practice Center

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 This study is based on a critical examination of the literature on literacy and health to address two questions: 1) Are literacy skills related to use of health care services, health outcomes, costs of health care and disparities in health outcomes?; and 2) For individuals with low literacy skills, what are effective interventions?. It found strong evidence that low reading skills and poor health are related, but less evidence regarding the effectiveness of interventions.

Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta

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Department of Public Health Sciences
Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry
University of Alberta
13-103 Clinical Sciences Building
Edmonton, AB T6G 2G3
Tel: (780) 492-6408
Fax: (780) 492-0364

 Mission Statement from the website: "The Mission of the Department of Public Health Sciences is to pursue and disseminate knowledge relevant to managing, monitoring, and improving the quality of community health status and health services, thereby helping to meet the health needs of the people of Alberta, Canada and the international community."

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