Foundations Of Health Promotion, Health Promotion Theories, Evidence Based Decision-Making, Research, Evaluation, Learning Methods, Ethics, Values & Assumptions, Best Practices

Ever wonder whether policy makes a difference? Conduct an evaluation to find out

Contents

I Introduction
II The Ten Steps
III Conclusion
IV References
V Additional Resources

--Submitted by Allison Meserve and Kim Bergeron, Health Promotion Consultants, Health Promotion Capacity Building Services at Public Health Ontario

I Introduction

Online Continuing Education in Public Health: 10 Lessons in 10 Years

Contents

I Introduction
II 10 lessons in 10 years
III Reasons to sign up

Submitted by Karen MacDougall and Elizabeth Wright, Skills Online, Skills Enhancement for Public Health, Public Health Agency of Canada

I Introduction

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

 

Best Practices Portal: Five New Interventions in Diabetes Prevention

Five New Interventions Added –

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. 

Workshop: Evaluating Community Impact: Capturing and Making Sense of Community Outcomes

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.

Symposium: Conducting Research with Urban Aboriginal Peoples

Toronto, Ontario
March 19 & 20, 2014

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.

Speakers include:

College & University Programs in Health Promotion & Public Health

Contents

I Introduction
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

Free Online Resources from NCCMT Support Your Search for Research Evidence: Finding the Best Available Public Health Evidence Just Got Easier!

Contents

I Background
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

Introducing a series of new Maternal and Infant Health Interventions to the Canadian Best Practices Portal

Contents

Public Health Agency of Canada’s Canadian Best Practices Portal I Introduction
II Maternal and Infant Health Section
III Maternal and Infant Health Best Practices
IV Conclusion
V Resources

New resources to reduce social inequities in health - 10 Promising Practices fact sheets

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....

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