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.
Please join us for our Second Annual Ontario Injury Prevention Resource Centre Injury Prevention Forum; beginning the evening of Tuesday March 8th with a keynote address and reception, followed by a full day on Wednesday March 9th with presentations, panel discussions and break-out group work.
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The Office of the Secretariat for the National Best Practices Consortium, Evidence and Information for Chronic Disease Policy Division, Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Health Canada Tel: (613) 952-3813 [email protected]
or contact Dexter Harvey, Chair, Interim Steering Committee, tel (204) 474-9223, [email protected] The new (in 2003) National Consortium for Best Practices for Integrated Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion is establishing and maintaining an observatory of best practices.