Announcements

The Ontario Public Health Convention, Public Health Ontario

Toronto, Ontario
March 29 to 31, 2017
 
The Ontario Public Health Convention (TOPHC) is your opportunity to connect with health professionals from Ontario and beyond to share knowledge and develop skills related to public health. For three days in March we will explore this year’s theme, Global challenges. Local solutions.
 
Check out workshops, panel discussions and sessions including:

Call for Abstracts—International Seating Symposium

Deadline May 31, 2017

The International Seating Symposium (ISS) is considered one of the premier meetings in the world of dedicated clinicians, researchers, manufacturers, and others who work to improve seating and mobility among people with disabilities.

Vancouver, British Columbia
March 6-9, 2018
The Westin Bayshore

Abstracts should be submitted through our online submission form at http://www.seatingsymposium.com/call-for-abstracts.php.

Comprehensive guidelines are also posted on the same website.

 

Nominate Your Active/Sustainable Transportation Program for Landmark Designation, Tools for Change

Deadline June 5, 2017
 
Nominate your active / sustainable transportation program for Landmark designation! 
 
Benefits

Early Bird Deadline Reminder--BFI Expo 2017

Deadline March 19, 2017

It's time to register for BFI Expo 2017!

  • Hear cutting edge information about Baby-Friendly infant care
  • Collaborate with colleagues from various health units, hospitals, community health centres and family health teams from across Ontario and Canada
  • Be Inspired as you continue your BFI journey

Oakville, Ontario
May 4 & 5, 2017
Halton Region Headquarters

Find details and registration at http://bfiontario.ca.

Call for Abstracts--Early Years 2018, University of British Columbia

Deadline May 31, 2017

This conference will explore the complex factors impacting children’s development, recognizing the essential aspect of nurturing relationships within families and in our professional roles as the cornerstone of strengthening children’s resilience. The conference will highlight many of the considerations and practices in work with young children and their families, particularly as we adapt to our rapidly changing society.

Vancouver, British Columbia
January 25 - 27, 2018

Objectives:

New Resource--Facilitation for Healthy Communities Toolkit, HC Link

Good facilitation helps a group of people accomplish their objectives by ensuring comfort, fairness and good participation from everyone, maximizing their ability to come up with ideas and solutions, and keeping them on track to move towards the group’s goals.

The Facilitation for Healthy Communities Toolkit provides a quick and easy reference guide to using seven different facilitation techniques: Ice Breakers, Visioning, 1-2-4-All, Wise Crowds, Appreciative Inquiry, Generating & Prioritizing Ideas, and Popular Theatre.

Call for Abstracts--13th CADDRA ADHD Conference and 4th ADHD Research Day

Deadline April 10, 2017

The 13th Annual CADDRA ADHD Conference is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, October 28 - 29, at the Hilton Quebec hotel in Quebec City, QC. This meeting will address many topics and issues of interest to you as a clinician or researcher working in the field of ADHD. The conference is preceded by the 4th Annual ADHD Research Day and ADHD Institute workshops on Friday, October 27.

CADDRA Conference

New Resource--Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety; Gender, Work and Health Web Portal

The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) has launched the Gender, Work and Health web portal to help bridge the gap between gender, sex, and health, and their impact on the workplace.
 

Call for Nominations--2017 Public Health Champion Awards, Toronto Public Health

Deadline April 30, 2017

We are pleased to announce that nominations for the 2017 Public Health Champion Awards are now open.
 
The award was established in 2008 by Toronto’s Board of Health, to recognize individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to protecting and promoting the health of Toronto’s residents.
 
Nominations will be evaluated by a committee of the Board of Health based on demonstrated achievement in one or more of four areas:

Call for Applications--The UCL Marmot Prince Mahidol Fellowships

Deadline May 31, 2017

The UCL Marmot Prince Mahidol Fellowships are available to researchers who are committed to reducing inequalities in health within their countries. Applicants are likely to have completed doctoral training by the time of entry into the program in one of a variety of fields including, but not limited to, behavioural and social sciences, biomedical sciences, health professions and public policy. The flexibility of the program is designed to ensure inclusiveness and maximize the benefits reaped from the available resources.

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