Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes by Addressing Obesity and Excess Weight
It is widely recognized that obesity increases the risk of many chronic diseases, including type 2 diabetes in adults. Children who are obese have a higher risk of developing health problems later in life. Interventions that successfully reduce the incidence of obesity have an important role to play in diminishing risk to the health of the Canadian population.
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.
As part of a 2009 Canadian Health Services Research Foundation Fellowship (Executive Training in Research Application – EXTRA), the Sudbury & District Health Unit conducted a review and analysis of the literature for practices to reduce social inequities in health. We are pleased to announce the development of a series of related fact sheets: http://www.sdhu.com/content/healthy_living/doc.asp?folder=22203&parent=3....
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.
II Good King Wenceslas: An Annotated Carol for the 2010 Season
III Is the Renaissance of Health Promotion at Hand?
IV Public Health Agency of Canada – Canadian Best Practices Portal for Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention
V 100 Years of Public Health
VI Canadian Virtual Health Promotion – Marketing Risk Reduction or Collaborative Action?
VII Reflections on Behaviour Change and Interventions that Work
The Canadian Best Practices Portal is a virtual door to is a searchable database of community level interventions, a searchable database of resources to help with public health planning, chronic disease prevention and health promotion goals, and a catalogue of best practice systematic review sites. Available at http://cbpp-pcpe.phac-aspc.gc.ca/recommend-eng.html