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This week's feature, "Self-Help/Peer-Support Strategies in Maternal, Newborn, and Family Health Promotion, " is from Niki Deller, Information Coordinator, Best Start Resource Centre and Gillian Kranias, OSHNET Coordinator, Self-Help Resource Centre, based on their current joint initiative, Self-Help/Peer-Support Strategies in Maternal, Newborn, and Family Health Promotion. In their introduction, they write, "There has been increasing attention in research, community, and public health settings on the importance of peer-support/self-help strategies for health promotion during periods of life change or transition, including the pre/postnatal and parenting periods. In response, self-help/peer-support programs for the pre/postnatal and parenting periods continue to proliferate in community and public health settings."



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2004
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380
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20040924
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Opportunities for Later Life Living: More Choices Than You Think

Sections: 

9:00 a.m. to 1:30 pm

The Church of The Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Square (behind the Eaton Centre)



Cost is $7.50 pre-registration and lunch or $10 at the door.



Speakers include Monique Smith, MPP Nipissing, Parliamentary Assistant, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care; Dr. Mark Nowaczynski, Family Physician; Dianne Wallace, SPRINT; and Myrna Forsyth, Downsview Senior Services.



For further information, contact Toronto Seniors Council by phone(416) 351-0095 x215 or fax (416) 351-0107.

Issues in Physical Activity for Children and Adolescents Seminar Series

Sections: 

12:30-1:30 p.m.

Room 104, McMurrich Building, 12 Queen's Park Crescent West



P. Douglas Lafreniere, MSc (School of Health Sciences, Loyalist College), will be speaking on Childhood Obesity in Canada: The Silent Epidemic. This event is organized by the Physical Activity Research Program. For more information, visit http://www.phs.utoronto.ca/activeyouth.

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