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Call for Abstracts--2008 Public Health Summit

You are invited to submit an abstract for the upcoming 2008 Public Health Summit entitled Making Healthy Communities Count (October 26-29, 2008, Niagara Falls).

Making Healthy Communities Count theme reflects the upcoming implementation of the new Ontario Public Health Standards and the ability to plan for, assess, survey, and evaluate our healthy communities.  The conference program committee have identified five sub-themes as topic areas to be explored by keynote speakers and participants in workshops, poster sessions, and presentations.

Conference sub-themes

  • Accountability/Governance/Performance Management
  • Youth Engagement
  • Environment/Climate Change
  • Poverty/Health Inequalities
  • Community Capacity

All abstracts should address one or more of the conference sub-themes and must be submitted electronically by May 16, 2008. It is also suggested that applicants consider the draft Ontario Public Health Standards in their submissions.

To read the full Call for Abstract details please visit

Please note that the electronic submission form will be available on Monday, April 21, 2008.

Hosted by The Association of Local Public Health Agencies (alPHa), Ontario Public Health Association (OPHA), and Niagara Region Public Health