Determinants, Income and Social Status, Social Support Networks, Education, Working Conditions, Physical Environments, Biology & Genetics, Personal Health Practices & Coping Skills, Healthy Child Development, Health Services

Housing Affordability and Healthy Public Policy--A Tale of Cities Divided, OPHA Built Environment Workgroup

Online
March 6, 2015

12:00-1:00 p.m.

Housing affordability is a growing problem in Ontario. In Toronto, this has lead to increasing segregation of poor and wealthy communities, with wide-ranging societal implications. In this webinar, we will explore the impact of this trend on health equity, and begin to reflect on possible interventions.

Learning objectives:

Public Health Promoter, Perth District Health Unit

Stratford, Ontario
Deadline February 20, 2015

Temporary Full-time

The Perth District Health Unit (PDHU) is committed to providing people with a healthy, inclusive and accommodating workplace.  PDHU is an equal opportunity employer and provides a dynamic and progressive work environment. We currently have an opening for a temporary full- time Public Health Promoter starting immediately until December 2015. Initial assignment will be in the Community Health Department and include Child Health and Oral Health.

Recruiting and Retaining Bilingual Staff

Submitted by Andrea Bodkin and Estelle Duchon, HC Link

I Introduction

II Background

III Recruiting bilingual staff

IV Retaining bilingual staff

V When bilingual staff leave

VI Case Study

VII References and further resources

 

I See… I Learn – Best Start Resource Centre Campaign

Contents

I Introduction
II Background Research
III Campaign Plan
IV Key Organizations
V Positive Discipline Parenting Programs
VI References

--submitted by Louise Choquette, Bilingual Health Promotion Consultant, Best Start Resource Centre – Health Nexus

Open letter to the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Government of Canada

Contents

1 Introduction
II Letter to the Minister
III How I came to write this letter
IV References

Submitted by David Burman

I Introduction

The Royal Launches HealthyMinds, an App for Students

HealthyMinds is designed to help students in college or university keep their mind healthy while navigating the stresses that come with balancing school deadlines and assignments, part-time jobs, extracurricular activities, peer relationships, family responsibilities and social demands. After all, students face some of the most intense pressures at this point in their life.

Public Health Dietitian, North Bay Parry Sound Health Unit

North Bay, Ontario
Deadline December 16, 2013

JOB #PH/2013/054
Position: Public Health Dietitian - OPSEU – Healthy Living Team
Hours Of Work: Temporary - Full-Time – 35 Hours Per Week (1.00 FTE)
Effective: February 24, 2014 To February 20, 2015 (Subject To Change)
Location: Main Office - North Bay
Additional Info: Leave Of Absence

Position Summary:

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 


Contents

Call for Feedback--Resource Development, The Healthy Aboriginal Network

Sorry to have to ask people to work this week but we have a couple of pressing projects in production.
 
Financial literacy comic book evaluation

Building Healthy Child Development: The Experiences of Parents in Peel – A study by the Peel Children and Youth Initiative (PCYI)

Contents

I Introduction
II Methods
III Key Findings: Preliminary Research Questions
IV Next Steps for the Research
V Other Research and Resources

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