Evidence Based Decision-Making

Health Evidence™: Using Evidence to Inform Practice

Contents

I Introduction
II About Health Evidence™
III Social media
IV Conclusion

--Submitted by Heather Husson, Olivia Marquez, and Jaime Stief, National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools

I Introduction

Ever wonder whether policy makes a difference? Conduct an evaluation to find out

Contents

I Introduction
II The Ten Steps
III Conclusion
IV References
V Additional Resources

--Submitted by Allison Meserve and Kim Bergeron, Health Promotion Consultants, Health Promotion Capacity Building Services at Public Health Ontario

I Introduction

Workshop: Evaluating Community Impact: Capturing and Making Sense of Community Outcomes

Winnipeg, Manitoba / Halifax, Nova Scotia
May 13-15, 2014 / June 2-4, 2014

I would like to invite you to take part in Evaluating Community Impact: Capturing and Making Sense of Community Outcomes, an interactive, three-day workshop designed for leaders who want to discover how to capture, understand, and measure community outcomes and the impact of change initiatives on communities. This workshop will be co-led by Liz Weaver and Mark Cabaj, in two different locations in 2014: Winnipeg, Manitoba and Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Free Online Resources from NCCMT Support Your Search for Research Evidence: Finding the Best Available Public Health Evidence Just Got Easier!

Contents

I Background
II Learning Module: Searching for Research Evidence in Public Health
III Online Tools: Search Pyramids
IV Incorporating NCCMT’s Search Resources into Your Practice
V Resources and Featured Links

-- Submitted by the National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools

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.

NCCMT - Enhanced Registry of Methods and Tools

The Registry of Methods and Tools is a searchable online collection of evidence-informed methods (processes) and tools (instruments) for knowledge translation in public health.

Who is the Registry of Methods and Tools for?

The Registry was designed especially for individuals who need effective resources for knowledge translation. The expanding inventory of methods and tools supports the planning, doing and evaluating of public health policies and practices.

Reducing Harm from Alcohol through Taxation Policies

Reducing Harm from Alcohol through Taxation Policies

Submitted by Saghar Kari, Master of Public Health graduate student at the University of Saskatchewan, Jason LeMar, Coordinator, Alcohol Policy Network, Ontario Public Health Association, Benjamin Rempel, Manager, Alcohol Policy Network, Ontario Public Health Association

Edited by Dr. Gerald Thomas, Senior Policy and Research Analyst, Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse

 

I Introduction

II Research Based Evidence

Online Resources Related to Feature 709

Resources for Public Health Professionals

The Alcohol Policy Network website includes information for reducing harm from alcohol through alcohol policies. Its online services are devoted exclusively to Canadian alcohol policy issues. This site is designed to stimulate informed discussion about various aspects of alcohol policy, and to profile prevention efforts and successes of groups across Ontario. http://www.apolnet.ca/Index.html

Teleconference Material

Organization and Program Resources Related to Feature 706

The Ontario Public Health Association (OPHA) has a long history of supporting the public health community through resource development and capacity building initiatives. http://www.opha.on.ca/programs/

The Towards Evidence-Informed Practice (TEIP) program is available at http://teip.hhrc.net/. All tools are available at http://teip.hhrc.net/tools/index.cfm.

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