This shared blog on population, gender and health has a different discussion topic each month. Participants can submit opinions, comment, or get creative and share a personal story, photo essay, a video or a podcast.
Early Child Development Forum: Exploring the Contribution of Public Health Home Visiting explored effective strategies for public health home visits. The forum held in Saskatoon in October, 2008, was the first of its kind and was attended by 120 participants from across Canada. More information at http://www.nccdh.ca/work/homevisitforum.html.
I Introduction II Background to the NCCPH III National Collaborating Centres IV What’s next for the NCCPH? V Get involved VI Reference
--submitted by Jeannie Mackintosh, Communications Coordinator, National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools (NCCMT) and Mylène Maguire, Communications Coordinator, National Collaborating Centre for Public Health (NCCPH)
Jack, L., Liburd, L., Spencer, T. & Airhenbuwa, C.O. (2004). Understanding the environmental issues in diabetes self-management education research: A reexamination of 8 studies in community-based settings. Annals of Internal Medicine, 140 (11), 964-972.
Garrard, J., Lewis, B., Keleher, H., Tunny, N., Burke L., Harper, S. & Round, R. (2004). Planning for healthy communities: reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes through healthier environments and lifestyles. Melbourne: Victorian Government Department of Human Services.