Literature searching: easier than finding a needle in a haystack


I Introduction
II Some considerations when searching the literature
III Conclusion
IV Resources
V References

--Submitted by Allison Meserve, Health promotion consultant and Kara DeCorby, Senior knowledge product advisor, Public Health Ontario

I Introduction

Is data a health promotion issue?


I Introduction: No more long-form census
II Open data
III Big data
IV Health promoters and data
V Resources

--Submitted by Robyn Kalda, Health Nexus

I Introduction: No more long-form census

Symposium: Conducting Research with Urban Aboriginal Peoples

Toronto, Ontario
March 19 & 20, 2014

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.

Speakers include:

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.

How Digital Behaviour Change Interventions Work


I Introduction
II Discovering the psychology of persuasive digital interventions
III Paradigm shift on behaviour change technology
IV The persuasive communication model
V Resources
VI References

-- Submitted by Brian Cugelman, PhD

I Introduction

Alberta Centre for Active Living December WellSpring: Listening to People with Diabetes

Listening to People with Diabetes: Findings from a Consensus Conference

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. 

What’s in This Article for You?

Canadian Institutes of Health Research

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 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.

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