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Call for Proposals--Rainbow Health Ontario 2010 Conference

Deadline October 16, 2009

Rainbow Health Ontario (RHO) is seeking presenters for its first bi-annual provincial conference focused on the needs and issues of our diverse and vibrant LGBT communities. The Rainbow Health Ontario 2010 Conference: Improving Access and Equity in Health for LGBT People will be held in Toronto, Ontario from March 31 – April 2, 2010.

Conference Overview

The Rainbow Health Ontario 2010 Conference will provide a forum for health and social service providers, community members, researchers and policy makers to share knowledge, experience and ideas, to network and develop partnerships, and to find inspiration for their ongoing work. RHO invites you and your colleagues from around the province to join us for this unique opportunity to share your work and to learn more about LGBT health and wellness issues in Ontario.

Submission Information

RHO invites proposals which present new information or insight into LGBT health and wellness issues, with particular emphasis on the main areas of focus:

  • LGBT emotional, mental, physical and spiritual health and wellness issues
  • Recent LGBT health research from Ontario and Canada
  • Innovative and creative LGBT health promotion programs
  • Public policy and activism: current issues and strategies
  • Education and training: effective teaching tools and resources

Proposals will be accepted for oral presentations, skills-building workshops, panel discussions and poster sessions. All presentations will be 90 minutes in length and may be delivered in either French or English.

Call Deadline

Submissions must be made online at and must be received no later than Friday, October 16, 2009, 5:00 p.m. EST.

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