Action Areas, Strengthen community action, Healthy Public Policy, Create Supportive Environments, Develop Personal Skills, Health Reform

Organization and Program Resources Related to Feature 711

The Health Council of Canada reports on the progress of health care renewal, on the health status of Canadians, and on the health outcomes of our system. For more information about the determinants of health or to download the Health Council of Canada’s report, Stepping It Up: Moving the Focus from Health Care in Canada to a Healthier Canada, visit http://www.healthcouncilcanada.ca.

Shifting the focus for a healthier population: How provinces are using a whole-of-government approach to tackle the determinants of health

Contents

I Introduction
II Whole-of-government approaches to health promotion
III Provincial and territorial initiatives
IV The need to step it up

--submitted by John G. Abbott, CEO, Health Council of Canada

I Introduction

Reducing Harm from Alcohol through Taxation Policies

Reducing Harm from Alcohol through Taxation Policies

Submitted by Saghar Kari, Master of Public Health graduate student at the University of Saskatchewan, Jason LeMar, Coordinator, Alcohol Policy Network, Ontario Public Health Association, Benjamin Rempel, Manager, Alcohol Policy Network, Ontario Public Health Association

Edited by Dr. Gerald Thomas, Senior Policy and Research Analyst, Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse

 

I Introduction

II Research Based Evidence

Online Resources Related to Feature 709

Resources for Public Health Professionals

The Alcohol Policy Network website includes information for reducing harm from alcohol through alcohol policies. Its online services are devoted exclusively to Canadian alcohol policy issues. This site is designed to stimulate informed discussion about various aspects of alcohol policy, and to profile prevention efforts and successes of groups across Ontario. http://www.apolnet.ca/Index.html

Teleconference Material

Situating the Why of an Approach to Healthy Public Policy, and Offering an Example of a How

Contents

I Introduction
II An approach to addressing healthy public policy
III Method for synthesizing knowledge relating to public policies
IV Workshops and conclusion

--submitted by Michael Keeling National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy

I Introduction

James Joyce’s To Do List

Online Resources Related to Feature 693

Ontario Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance Resources

Ontario Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance (OCDPA) is dedicated to improving the health of all Ontarians. The Alliance envisions communities where population and individual health are supported by healthy societal conditions, public policies, and personal behaviours.  OCDPA resources include:

Skills for Health Promotion Winter 2011: THCU's Introductory-Level Series of Webinars

Online
January 12, January 20, and February 9, 2011

Expand your health promotion toolkit for any health promotion issue. These introductory-level webinars cover the basics of THCU's recommended step models.

In each of our 75 minute lecture-style webinars,

Community Engagement Coordinator, The Stop Community Food Centre

Toronto, Ontario
Deadline: December 20, 2010

Position: Community Engagement Coordinator (Full-time)
Organization: The Stop Community Food Centre http://www.thestop.org
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Deadline: December 20, 2010

Stepping It Up: Moving the Focus from Health Care in Canada to a Healthier Canada

A Healthier Canada is not just the Responsibility of Health Ministries

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