Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes by Addressing Obesity and Excess Weight
It is widely recognized that obesity increases the risk of many chronic diseases, including type 2 diabetes in adults. Children who are obese have a higher risk of developing health problems later in life. Interventions that successfully reduce the incidence of obesity have an important role to play in diminishing risk to the health of the Canadian population.
Winnipeg, Manitoba / Halifax, Nova Scotia
May 13-15, 2014 / June 2-4, 2014
I would like to invite you to take part in Evaluating Community Impact: Capturing and Making Sense of Community Outcomes, an interactive, three-day workshop designed for leaders who want to discover how to capture, understand, and measure community outcomes and the impact of change initiatives on communities. This workshop will be co-led by Liz Weaver and Mark Cabaj, in two different locations in 2014: Winnipeg, Manitoba and Halifax, Nova Scotia.
The Toronto Aboriginal Support Services Council (TASSC) is holding a two-day symposium on Conducting Research with Urban Aboriginal Peoples. Please share this information with any of your contacts who would benefit from learning the essentials of community-based research (CBR) with urban Aboriginal peoples.
Topics will focus on best practices for research development, design and dissemination, plus highlight strategies for putting policies and principles into practice.
II Ontario Community Colleges
III Ontario Undergraduate Health Promotion Programs
IV Ontario Graduate Health Promotion Programs (Doctorates, Masters, Diplomas, and Certificates)
V Out-of-Province Undergraduate and Graduate University Health Promotion Programs
VI Distance and Online Education
--Submitted by Alison Stirling, Knowledge Exchange Specialist, Health Nexus
II Learning Module: Searching for Research Evidence in Public Health
III Online Tools: Search Pyramids
IV Incorporating NCCMT’s Search Resources into Your Practice
V Resources and Featured Links
-- Submitted by the National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools
As part of a 2009 Canadian Health Services Research Foundation Fellowship (Executive Training in Research Application – EXTRA), the Sudbury & District Health Unit conducted a review and analysis of the literature for practices to reduce social inequities in health. We are pleased to announce the development of a series of related fact sheets: http://www.sdhu.com/content/healthy_living/doc.asp?folder=22203&parent=3....