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Highlighting Injury Prevention in Ontario: It’s Worth the Investment


Submitted by the Ontario Injury Prevention Resource Centre (OIPRC). The OIPRC is a health promotion resource centre funded by the Ontario Government. The OIPRC is housed at Parachute, a national charity dedicated to preventing injuries and saving lives. Learn more at


Planning and Integration Specialist, South West Local Health Integration Network


London, Ontario
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.

OIPRC Injury Prevention Forum: Risky Driving Prevention


North York, Ontario
March 8 & 9, 2011


Please join us for our Second Annual Ontario Injury Prevention Resource Centre Injury Prevention Forum; beginning the evening of Tuesday March 8th with a keynote address and reception, followed by a full day on Wednesday March 9th with presentations, panel discussions and break-out group work.

Risk Trade-Offs in Public Health Action: The West Nile Virus Example


I Introduction

II Public Health Interventions

III Public Health Laws

IV Public Protest

V Conclusion

VI References

-- Nola M. Ries, Project Manager/Research Associate, Health Law Institute, University of Alberta,

This article is part of a series inspired by CPHA's 2003 conference. For more information, read our introduction to the series in the OHPE News and Summary section of OHPE 344.0 (

If you have a resource or point of view to add to this article, let us know by writing to More information on our Letters to the Editor column can be found in the OHPE News section of OHPE 268.0 ( ViewAnnouncements.cfm?ISSUE_ID=268&startrow=1).


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