The Toronto Aboriginal Support Services Council (TASSC) is holding a two-day symposium on Conducting Research with Urban Aboriginal Peoples. Please share this information with any of your contacts who would benefit from learning the essentials of community-based research (CBR) with urban Aboriginal peoples.
Topics will focus on best practices for research development, design and dissemination, plus highlight strategies for putting policies and principles into practice.
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.
This article presents the methodology and recommendations from a consensus conference hosted in May 2011 by the Physical Activity and Nutrition for Diabetes in Alberta (PANDA) research project. The goal of the conference was to create physical activity and nutrition recommendations for people with type 2 diabetes.
The mission of the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research is to support, conduct, and disseminate research that improves access to care and improves the outcomes, quality, cost, and utilization of health care services. It recently commissioned and published a report on literacy and health outcomes. Further information about the organization can be obtained from its website.