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

Looking forward and looking back part II – reflecting on the past and coming years in health promotion

I Introduction

II Health Promotion, Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention Section at Public Health Ontario

III Health Nexus 2011:  A year in review

IV 25 years later…

V Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada

VI Update on the Public Health Agency of Canada’s Best Practices Portal

Drugs and the Elderly: Too Many or Too Few?

Hamilton, Ontario
November 30, 2011

Objectives:
1. To learn practical approaches and principles of appropriate medication use for elderly patients.
2. To appreciate the controversies and clinical dilemmas in prescribing medications to elderly persons with complex health problems.
3. To update participants’ evidence-based knowledge of drug treatment in elderly patients with common geriatric health problems.

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

Social determinants of health in Canada: a treadmill of progress

Contents

I Introduction
II A brief history
III All doom and gloom?
IV The treadmill
V Getting off the treadmill

--submitted by Karin Davis

I Introduction

Online Documents Related to Feature 699


Facts and figures – Immigration overview – Permanent and temporary residents.
www.cic.gc.ca/english/pdf/research-stats/facts2008.pdf
Citizenship and Immigration Canada – Research and Evaluation Branch. (2008).

Naître ici et venir d’ailleurs – Guide d’intervention auprès des familles d’immigration récente. publications.msss.gouv.qc.ca/acrobat/f/documentation/2006/06-836-01.pdf

Online Resources Related to Feature 699

At Work Settlement.org
atwork.settlement.org/ATWORK

This is awebsite for service providers, to help them assist newcomers. This website is managed by the Ontario Council of Agencies Service Immigrants (OCASI), which also has French and English websites for newcomers: http://www.ocasi.org/index.php. 

Caring for Canada’s Children
http://www.mothercraft.ca

Organizations Related to Feature 699

Best Start: Ontario's Maternal Newborn and Early Child Development Resource Centre
http://www.beststart.org/index_eng.html

Best Start supports service providers across the province of Ontario who are working on health promotion projects to improve the health of expectant parents and their young children. The Centre provides workshops and conferences, resources, consultations, and subject-specific information.

CERIS - The Ontario Metropolis Centre
ceris.metropolis.net

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