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Searching for Health Promotion Literature

Sections: 

A. Introduction



B. Searching: steps and tips



C. Bibliographic Databases:



1) MEDLINE http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi

2) HealthComm KEY http://www.cdc.gov/od/oc/hcomm

3) Cochrane Collaboration http://cochrane.mcmaster.ca



by Penney Kirby

Penney Kirby (pkirby@interlog.com) is a librarian who specializes in Health Promotion database and Internet searching. Currently she is working at the Canadian Cancer Society as information specialist for the Canadian Health Network Cancer Affiliate.

A Supportive Workplace: The Foundation of a Healthy Organization

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Contents of OHPE Bulletin #84.2 [moved to #104.1] December 11, 1998 [May 7, 1999]



A. Introduction

B. Supportive Workplaces, or "Making Sacrifices"

C. Common Beliefs That Undermine Healthy Work Environments

D. What Makes A Workplace Supportive?

Working with Volunteers

Sections: 


A. INTRODUCTION

B. CANADIAN TRENDS IN VOLUNTEERING

C. THE ONTARIO PERSPECTIVE

D. PRACTICAL TIPS ON A VOLUNTEER DEVELOPMENT MODEL

E. SUMMARY



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by Nancy Dubois



This week (April 18-24, 1999) is Volunteer Week across Canada so this OHPE Feature will highlight happenings, information, and supports available to the Ontario health promotion community regarding this invaluable human resource.



Creating a Culture of Shared Accountability

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This is the fifth in a series of articles by Peter O'Donnell on the topic of creating healthy organizations. The previous articles appeared in issues #51.1 (4/24/98), #73.1 (9/25/98), #104.2 (12/11/98), and #92.1 (02/12/99).



Contents of OHPE Bulletin #99.1



A. Introduction

B. Bureaucracy and "Organizational Collapse"

C. Alternatives: the process of de-engineering

D. Supplementary Resources

Community Assessment of Homeless Youth

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NOTE: Melanie Ebos writes this week's feature. Melanie is a graduating Occupational and Public Health student (a.k.a. Environmental Health Program) at Ryerson Polytechnic University. This community assessment/situational analysis was done in partial fulfillment of the requirements of the course ENH 816 - Health Promotion: Planning and Evaluation. Melanie participated in the February 1999 Charette on Street Youth in Toronto, with about fifty students from eight discipline-specific schools within the Faculty of Community Services. (This feature is seven pages long, including 8 references and could be obtained from Lorraine Telford who taught the course ltelford@istar.ca)

The Health-Promoting School Movement

Sections: 

A. Introduction

B. Guiding Principles for Health Promoting Schools

C. Health Promoting Schools in Europe and North America

1) Europe SchoolNet & England

2) North America - Comprehensive School Health

a) U.S. b) Canada c) B.C. d) Ontario e) Centre for Health Promotion

D. References/Resources



- this feature and the accompanying references has been prepared by Barbara Ronson [b.ronson@utoronto.ca], member of the Centre for Health Promotion's School Health Interest Group.

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