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This week's feature from Heather McLeod at Windsor Essex Community Health Centre focuses on the impact of their dental care program on the oral health of the CHC's clients.

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Priorities 2012: Biennial conference of the International Society on Priorities in Health Care


Vancouver, BC
September 16-19, 2012

PRIORITIES 2012: Registration Now Open!

Register Here!

We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for Priorities 2012, the biennial conference of the International Society on Priorities in Health Care, which is taking place September 16 - 19, 2012 at the Westin Bayshore, in Vancouver, BC.

5 Days in Palliative Care


Burlington, Ontario
June 11-15, 2012

5 Days in Palliative Care
June 11-15, 2012 at the Royal Botanical Gardens, 680 Plains Road West, Burlington Ontario.

By attending this program you will have an opportunity to:
• Learn more about assessing & managing physical, emotional, social & spiritual distress
• Enhance collaborative practice skills in a retreat-like setting
• Forge new inter-professional relationships
• Deepen awareness of interdisciplinary practice

Parking is Free

Grounding Trauma 2012


Alliston, Ontario
May 10 & 11, 2012

CAST Canada Presents ...                               

A national conference for helping professionals and educators

Main Conference
Grounding Trauma 2012
Nottawasaga Inn, Alliston, ON - 70 min north of Toronto’s Pearson Airport
May 10 & 11, 2012,
$350 + hst  Includes lunch & parking
For all helping professionals, health professional, educators, researchers and academics

Diabetes and Mental Health: Striking a Balance


Toronto, Ontario
April 24, 2012

Diabetes and Mental Health: Striking a Balance

The Central and the Toronto Central Diabetes Regional Coordination Centres invite you to a day of knowledge transfer and collaboration among service providers with a focus on supporting clients living with diabetes and mental health issues.

Keynote Speakers

Bill Polonsky, PhD, CDE

‘Depression and Diabetes: What Can Health Care Providers Do and What Can They Do Differently’

RFP: Project Team Investigator, Locally Driven Collaborative Research Food Skills Project


Deadline: March 30, 2012

Locally Driven Collaborative Research Food Skills Project

Request for Proposals for a Project Team Investigator

Name of Project:The meaning of food skills for two Ontario priority populations

RFP Issue Date: March 13, 2012

RFP Due Date: March 30, 2012 at 4:30 p.m.

Submittal Location: Haliburton Kawartha Pine Ridge District Health Unit


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