I Introduction II What is the People’s Food Policy Project? III Why the People’s Food Policy? V Food Sovereignty – A Way Forward VI Health Promotion – Enabling Citizens to shape Programs and Policy VII Citizen Engagement – Theory and Tools for Increasing Citizen Control VIII The People’s Food Policy Project – Citizens Engaging Citizens in Policy Development IX Conclusion
The Health Communication Unit, in partnership with Health Nexus, developed a workshop to explore social media and discuss information and ideas about a wide range of social media tools. These tools can help make health promotion work more effective, easier, and possibly even more fun including blogs, wikis, YouTube, Face book, instant messaging, Survey Monkey, online conferencing or Google's wide array of online tools.
I Canadians are online: retrieving and creating online content II What is social media? III The impact of social media IV Health promotion in a social media world V The role of social media in behavior change VI Overview of social media tools VII Conclusion
The Canadian Council on Learning website is still available at http://www.ccl-cca.ca/CCL/Home?Language=EN. The site includes information on health literacy including a map on healthy literacy in Canada and Health Literacy in Canada report.
I Introduction II Plain English to the rescue III Plan Ahead: Know who you are targeting and why IV Here’s the drill… V Practice makes perfect
Submitted by Carolyn Wilby, Clear Language @ Work Inc.
Part I of this plain language series, Health literacy and clear writing go hand in hand – Make the connection between literacy level and plain English, defined plain language and demonstrated how the theory can be put into practice. You can read it on this site at at http://www.ohpe.ca/node/11343.
Canadian Public Health Association provides a plain language service for health professionals, voluntary sector organizations, government departments and the private sector: http://www.cpha.ca/en/pls.aspx.