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This week's OHPE feature, "Addressing Health Issues of the Homeless", comes in great part from Bonnie Dinning and Wendy Muckle of the Ottawa Inner City Health Project, with their description of the unique partnership of community agencies addressing the health care needs of the chronically homeless at both a systems and an individual level. The second part of the feature is a compilation of short descriptions of Toronto agencies short-term responses and projects being developed to act on homelessness and health issues. Our resources message provides organizations, reports and articles related to homelessness and health in inner cities of Ottawa, Toronto and the United States.



If you are interested in writing a feature, or commenting on one, please contact us at editor@ohpe.ca

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2001
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221
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20010817
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Invitation to Participate in Youth-Tobacco Web-Site Project!

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Are you interested in reaching youth with tobacco control messages and news of local tobacco-related activities, via the Internet? If so, the Youth-Tobacco Vortal Project Advisory Committee (funded by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care - Ontario Tobacco Strategy) would like to invite you to participate in a very exciting youth tobacco control initiative. Participation would allow you to develop or modify your local site with our assistance and link to dynamic provincial gateway sites. There are also many other benefits to being involved. Please go to http://www.thcu.ca/nolink/VortalInvite.htm for more detailed information about this opportunity, or contact The Health Communication Unit at (416) 978-0522.

Request for Proposals for Synthesis Research Projects

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Health Canada's Research Management and Dissemination Division of the Information, Analysis and Connectivity Branch is pleased to announce, as part of its Health Policy Research Program, the first Request for Proposals for Synthesis Research projects.



The RFP for Synthesis Research is soliciting proposals addressing the following policy areas:

(1) Community capacity; and

(2) Integrated health systems.



The Health Policy Research Program is intended to generate quality extramural policy-relevant research to meet the specific needs of Health Canada. It will also build the evidence base for decision-making, and to help bridge the gap between what is known and what is applied in policies and programs relevant to the department (and to other health policy makers).

Further information can be found at:

http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/iacb-dgiac/nhrdp/indexe.html

Request for Proposals for Workshops, Seminars and Conferences

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Health Canada's Research Management and Dissemination Division of the Information, Analysis and Connectivity Branch is pleased to announce, as part of its Health Policy Research Program, the first Request for Proposals for Workshops, Seminars and Conferences.

The RFP for Workshops, Seminars and Conferences is soliciting proposals for events focussing on:

(1) Migration health; and

(2) Other policy areas relevant to Health Canada's decision-making capacity.



Further information can be found at:

http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/iacb-dgiac/nhrdp/indexe.html

Request for Proposals to Sustain an Internet-based Searchable Database

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The Minister of Health and Long-Term Care is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) to solicit Proposals and select Respondents from:

provincial organizations, community-based organizations, institutions, or private sector organizations;

to undertake research to maintain, update and sustain in perpetuity an Internet based consumer education scan searchable database on women

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