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New Issue--Youth InfoNet 57

The Interagency Youth Working Group (IYWG) is pleased to announce Youth InfoNet 57. This month's issue of the e-newsletter on youth reproductive health and HIV prevention features 10 program resources with Web links, and 17 journal article summaries on research from China, Ethiopia, Haiti, Jamaica, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, and Zimbabwe. You can read the issue at

Back issues of Youth InfoNet can be accessed at

New Report: Senate Subcommittee on Population Health

The Senate Subcommittee on Population Health released its final report, which focuses on health disparities: A Healthy, Productive Canada: A Determinant Of Health Approach.

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Call for Articles--Nursing and Arts: "Creative Arts in Interdisciplinary Practice, Inquiries for Hope and Change"

Creative Arts in Interdisciplinary Practice, Inquiries for Hope and Change" by Cheryl McLean, Editor, Robert Kelly, Associate Editor, is a contemporary research text which will be published by Detselig/Temeron Books in 2010. The book will feature topical research and dynamic examples demonstrating how the creative arts in many forms as inquiry and in action applied across disciplines can make a critical difference for individuals and society as a whole.

Public Health Goals for Canada

 The main website supporting the public health goals consultation process includes background reports and the consultation workbook.

Reducing Inequalities in Health: Proposals for Health Promotion Policy and Action

 In this 2000 consensus statement from the WHO Regional Office for Europe, ten points are put forward to provide an approach through which inequalities in health can be reduced.

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