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Let's Get Talking--Community Discussion Series on Neighbourhoods & Health.

7:00-9:00 p.m.
Davenport-Perth Neighbourhood Centre, 1900 Davenport Road (416) 656-8025

Improving the Health of Ontario's Women: Where do We Stand? Lessons from the POWER Study

How are patterns of health and illness different for women and men in Ontario? How much does your health depend on how much money you make, how much school you completed or where you live? What are the leading causes of disease, disability and death in the province? What can we do to improve the health of all Ontarians and to narrow the health gap between rich and poor?

Come and hear answers to these questions and more from the results of the POWER Study: the Project for an Ontario Women's Health Evidence-based Report Card. Come and discuss what these findings mean for your community. Share your ideas about how to improve access to and quality of health care services for everyone.

For more information on the POWER study go to http://www.POWERstudy.ca.

Speaker: Arlene Bierman, MD, Ontario Women's Health Council Chair in Women's Health, University of Toronto & Research-Scientist, Centre for Research in Inner City Health, The Keenan Research Centre in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael's Hospital.

Respondent: Rosana Pellizzari, MD, Associate Medical Officer of Health & Director of Planning and Policy at Toronto Public Health.

Everyone is welcome at this community discussion to share ideas and information.  Admission is free and  sandwiches and snacks will be available. 

RSVP to Anne-Marie Tynan at (416) 864-6060 x2522 or tynanma@smh.toronto.on.ca (http://www.crich.ca).