Issues, Active Living/Physical Activity, Food/Nutrition, Sexuality/Reproductive Health, Injury Prevention, Smoking/Tobacco, Substance Use/Abuse, Quality of Life, AIDS/HIV, Heart Disease, Cancer, Mental Health, Diseases/Conditions, Violence Prevention

Risk factors for varicella susceptibility among refugees to Toronto, Canada

Contents

I Background
II Methods
III Results
IV Discussion
V Conclusions

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Nutrition Resource Centre’s (NRC) Top Food and Nutrition Trends from 2015

Submitted by Barb Prud’homme

The Nutrition Resource Centre (NRC) has developed a summary of what we believe are some of the most influential highlights and news stories from the field of healthy eating and nutrition from 2015. Here’s what we found:

Consumption of products high in added sugar was discouraged

Let's Talk Calcium! Mobilizing Young Adults to Increase Their Intake of Dietary Calcium

Contents

I  Introduction
II Bone Health and Calcium Intake in Young Adulthood
III Examining Attitudes and Beliefs Towards Calcium in a Young Adult Population
IV Opportunities to Reach a Young Adult Population
V Conclusion
VI Resources
VII References

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Pathways to Promoting Mental Health within Public Health and Beyond

Contents

I Introduction
II Mental Health Promotion in Ontario
III Survey Findings from Pathways to Promoting Mental Health: A 2015 Survey of Ontario Public Health Units
IV Conclusion and Next Steps
V References
VI Key Resources

--Submitted by Monica Nunes

I Introduction

Falls from Ladders: A Seasonal Hazard

Contents

I Introduction
II Not Our Typical Fallers
III A Campaign for Change
IV Key Prevention Messages and Resources
V Conclusion
VI References

--Submitted by Stephanie Cowle, Ontario Injury Prevention Resource Centre (OIPRC)

I Introduction

A Provincial Scan of Municipal Alcohol Policies – Quantitative Results

Contents

I Introduction
II Methods
III Results
IV Discussion
V Conclusion
VI Resources
VII References

-- Submitted by Jason LeMar, Health Promotion Consultant – Alcohol Policy, Health Promotion Capacity Building, Public Health Ontario and Gobinaa Manoharan, Product Development Advisor, Health Promotion Capacity Building, Public Health Ontario (former)

Children See. Children Learn.

Contents

I Introduction
II Background
III Campaign Strategies
IV Events
V Key Organizations
VI Positive Discipline Parenting Programs
VII References

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

I Introduction

Smoking Cessation in Ontario: Increasing Cessation Rates by Increasing Quit Attempts

Contents

I Introduction
II Smoking Cessation in Ontario
III A Population-based Model for Smoking Cessation
IV Opportunities to Increase Quit Attempts in Ontario
V Conclusion
VI References

-- Submitted by Steven Savvaidis, Manager, Program Training and Consultation Centre (PTCC)

I Introduction

Community Health Centres: Agents of Care, Agents of Change

Ottawa, Ontario
September 16-18, 2015
 
Plenary Session in Focus: Triple Aim in Healthcare
September 18, 2015
 
Triple Aim is a framework developed by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) that describes an approach to optimizing health system performance, with emphasis on three dimensions: improving the patient experience of care (including quality and satisfaction); improving the health of populations; and reducing the per capita cost of health care.

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