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

Growing Up in a New Land

Contents

I Overview
II Background
III Key points
IV Practical applications
V Dissemination
VI Upcoming Events

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

I Overview

CDPAC/PHAC Childhood Obesity Prevention Webinar Series: Part 2 Implementing Comprehensive School Health

Online
January 14, 2011

Mark your Calendar!
January 14th, 2011 1:00-2:30 PM Eastern Time

CDPAC/PHAC Childhood Obesity Prevention Webinar Series: Part 2
Implementing Comprehensive School Health: An Investment in Learning, Health and Tomorrow's Economy

The second Fireside Chat in the series will provide a detailed overview of 'Comprehensive School Health', and provide 'best practice' examples of successful interventions.

Topics Discussed:

Best Start Resource Centre 2011 Annual Conference - Early Bird Registration

Toronto, Ontario
February 22-24, 2011

Best Start Resource Centre 2011 Annual Conference - Early Bird Registration

 
Date: February 22-24, 2011
Location: BMO Institute for Learning, Toronto, ON
 
The Best Start Resource Centre team is pleased to announce our 2011 annual conference. The conference addresses preconception through to child health and explores sessions relevant to your work and areas of interest. Acquire the latest information, learn innovative strategies and programs, and meet new colleagues.

Toronto District School Board Equity in Education Community Forum

Toronto, Ontario
December 11, 2010

Toronto District School Board Equity in Education Community Forum

The Toronto District School Board is committed to creating equitable and inclusive schools that reflect our commitment to diversity and equal opportunity for all. We work to accommodate the needs of all students and remove barriers to their achievement.

Using Neighbourhood Data to Address the Social Determinants of Health

Contents

I Introduction
II Detailed Information about Your Neighbourhoods
III A Closer Look at Possible Solutions
IV Using the Data to Make a Difference
V Outcomes to Date
VI The Role of Public Health Practitioners
VII References

--submitted by Diana Daghofer, Wellspring Strategies and Hope Beanlands, Scientific Director, National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health

I Introduction

Online Resources Related to Feature Article 665, Generic Drug Pricing in Canada

Canada’s First Ministers established the Health Council of Canada in the 2003 Accord on Health Care Renewal and enhanced its role in the 2004 10-Year Plan to Strengthen Health Care. The Health Council reports on the progress of health care renewal, on the health status of Canadians, and on the health outcomes of our system. Its goal is to provide a system-wide perspective on health care reform for the Canadian public, with particular attention to accountability and transparency.

Generic drug pricing in Canada

I What are generic drugs?
II Why are generic drugs an issue now?
III Six critical factors
IV How can we fix this?

Submitted by John G. Abbott, CEO, Health Council of Canada

I What are generic drugs?

A generic drug is a drug which is produced and distributed without patent protection. These drugs have the same medicinal ingredients as the original brand-name products, but may contain different non-medicinal ingredients.  

Health Equity Survey: A Request to Share Knowledge, Experience and Expertise

This survey, funded by Echo:  Improving Women’s Health in Ontario is part of a project called “Making Gender-Based and Equity-Assisting Frameworks Accessible: Knowledge Translation Strategies for Ontario's Healthcare Professionals”. Please take 15 minutes and fill it out.  

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