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.

OIPRC Injury Prevention Forum: Risky Driving Prevention

North York, Ontario
March 8 & 9, 2011


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.

Risk Trade-Offs in Public Health Action: The West Nile Virus Example

I Introduction

II Public Health Interventions

III Public Health Laws

IV Public Protest

V Conclusion

VI References

-- Nola M. Ries, Project Manager/Research Associate, Health Law Institute, University of Alberta, [email protected]

This article is part of a series inspired by CPHA's 2003 conference. For more information, read our introduction to the series in the OHPE News and Summary section of OHPE 344.0 (

If you have a resource or point of view to add to this article, let us know by writing to [email protected]. More information on our Letters to the Editor column can be found in the OHPE News section of OHPE 268.0 ( ViewAnnouncements.cfm?ISSUE_ID=268&startrow=1).

Colorectal Cancer: Why Is Screening Important?

I Introduction
II What is Colorectal Cancer?
III Who Is At Risk?
IV Available Screening Tools
V Preventive Efforts
VI Applications to Practice

--Karen Parsons, MSc (App), RD, Study Coordinator for Colon Cancer Screening Study at Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre

Technical Report for the National Committee of Colorectal Cancer Screening

Type of Resource: Report
Source: May 2002, Health Canada, Ottawa, Canada
Author: Health Canada

The Health of Canadians--the Federal Role. Final Report

 (October 2002) The Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology. Chair: The Honourable Michael J.L. Kirby Deputy Chair: The Honourable Marjory LeBreton.

Specifically, see Volume Six, Part VI, Chapter 13--Healthy Public Policy: Health Beyond Health Care.

An Overview of Chronic Disease Prevention

I Introduction
II Why Take a Chronic Disease Prevention Approach
III What does a CDP Approach Look Like?
IV Current Practice
V Examples of Integration Efforts
VI References

--by Nancy Dubois, THCU consultant and member of the Steering Committee of the Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance of Canada

National Best Practices Consortium for Integrated Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

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.

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