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Understanding Research Evidence: Video series from the National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools Demystifies Statistics

Contents

I Introduction
II How to Calculate an Odds Ratio
III Understanding a Confidence Interval
IV Forest Plots: Understanding a Meta-Analysis in 5 Minutes or Less
V The Importance of Clinical Significance
VI Resources

--submitted by the National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools

Two Articles from National Collaborating Centres: Advancing Population Mental Health and Telling the Health Equity Story through Population Heath Status Reporting

Advancing Population Mental Health was submitted by Pascale Mantoura of the National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy.

Telling the Health Equity Story through Population Heath Status Reporting was submitted by Hannah Moffatt, Lesley Dyck, and Pemma Muzumdar of the National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health.


One: Advancing Population Mental Health 


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College & University Programs in Health Promotion & Public Health

Contents

I Introduction
II Ontario Community Colleges

III Ontario Undergraduate Health Promotion Programs

IV Ontario Graduate Health Promotion Programs (Doctorates, Masters, Diplomas, and Certificates)

V Out-of-Province Undergraduate and Graduate University Health Promotion Programs

VI Distance and Online Education

--Submitted by Alison Stirling, Knowledge Exchange Specialist, Health Nexus

Alcohol, teens and road safety: Emerging research, programs and priorities

Contents

I Introduction
II Harms
III Awareness Building
IV Policy Implications
V Going Forward
VI References
VII Resources

-- Submitted by Benjamin Rempel, MPH, Health Promotion Field Support Specialist in Alcohol Policy, Health Promotion, Chronic Disease & Injury Prevention, Public Health Ontario and Jayne Morrish, MA, Research Coordinator, Ontario Injury Prevention Resource Centre, Parachute

Performing Arts Attendance and its Positive Association with Health

[Ed: Under Coming Events, the date for SPARC has been corrected.]

Contents

I Introduction
II Methodology
III Key Learnings
IV Application in the Field
V Conclusions and Next Steps
VI References

--submitted by Frédéric Julien, Canadian Arts Presenting Association (CAPACOA)

I Introduction

Free Online Resources from NCCMT Support Your Search for Research Evidence: Finding the Best Available Public Health Evidence Just Got Easier!

Contents

I Background
II Learning Module: Searching for Research Evidence in Public Health
III Online Tools: Search Pyramids
IV Incorporating NCCMT’s Search Resources into Your Practice
V Resources and Featured Links

-- Submitted by the National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools

A Closer Look at the Mothercraft Ottawa Birth and Parent Companion Program and a Vision for Integrating Doulas into Ontario’s Maternal Child Care System

Contents

I Introduction
II Overview
III The Birth and Parent Companion Program
IV Evaluation Potential
V References and Resources

--submitted by Brittany Irvine

Moving the yardstick – Is there a need for an alcohol control strategy for Ontario?

Contents

I Introduction
II Harms
III Signs of interest
IV Going forward
V Conclusion
VI References
VII Resources

--submitted by Benjamin Rempel, MPH, Health Promotion Field Support Specialist in Alcohol Policy, Health Promotion, Chronic Disease & Injury Prevention, Public Health Ontario

Empathy, dignity, and respect: The importance of cultural competency for First Nations, Inuit, and Métis people

Contents

I Introduction
II Why cultural competency is needed
III Developing cultural competency
IV Concluding comments
V Recommended resources

Criminalization of HIV Non-disclosure: Imagining a Public Health Response

Contents

I Introduction
II Overview
III The workshop
III The workshop
IV Findings
V Key Concerns
VI Recommendations for Future Action
VII Conclusions
VIII Resources

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